The Widening Racial Split In The Democratic 2016 Vote
By Washington Post:
Over the weekend, a new Los Angeles Times/USC poll outlined the 2016 Democratic presidential primary race in hyper-liberal California. Liberals, as we noted last week, have proven more likely to back Bernie Sanders than Hillary Clinton in recent polling.
So what’s the split in California? Excluding non-candidate Joe Biden, it was Clinton 42, Sanders 26.
“Clinton drew support from minority voters by wide margins,” the poll’s press release reads, “including 56 percent of black voters, 54 percent of Latino voters and 41 percent of Asian voters. In comparison, Sanders received support from 20 percent of both black and Asian voters, and 17 percent of Latino voters.” That’s Clinton plus-36 over Sanders with black voters, +34 with Latinos and +24 with Asians. All of which are significantly higher than her +16 overall lead.
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