The newly released American National Election Study analyzes voters and their motivations in the 2016 election.
What motivated voters most during the 2016 election is still a highly debated topic.
The 2016 American National Election Study released last week provides insight into the factors that propelled Donald Trump to victory.Trump supporters have often been depicted as racist poor white Americans.But are they actually racist?Are they economically anxious?
This year ANES included 1,200 participants.
The publicly funded study has been conducted for each election since 1948 and offers historical perspective.
The Washington Post analyzed three major aspects of the election: income – authoritarianism and racial attitudes.
The study found that the latter was instrumental to Trump’s win.