Who did rich people really vote for in the 2016 US Presidential election? By Lion of the Blogosphere.
A new data source became available in April, at the U.C. Berkeley SDA archive, and that’s the American National Election Studies (ANES) 2016. This provides a cornucopia of information not available in the exit polls.
I ran this report selecting only non-Hispanic white voters. …
Income below $110,000: Trump beats Clinton 55.7% to 36.7%
Income $110,000 and above: Clinton beats Trump 50.3% to 43.3%
When you remove the race and ethnicity constraints from the data, Clinton beat Trump by 53.7% to 39.6% among respondents with income of $110,000 and higher.
The new left is the grouping most aligned to the interests of the well-to-do in most western countries, representing the elite of bureaucrats, academics, media and other opinion-makers over the deplorables. Economically, the new left increasingly represents those who do well from big government — whose income is determined by what they can convince government they should be paid, rather than by the discipline of the marketplace.