In the United States, John Sides, [UCI Associate Professor] Michael Tesler and Lynn Vavreck conclude in what has become the definitive study of the 2016 election that “Trump’s victory was never predicated on a wave of growing hostility or prejudice; rather it relied on his willingness to openly appeal to an existing reservoir of discontent about changing American society and culture … making it more strongly related to how” some citizens voted.

For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/12/02/racially-divisive-parties-have-more-voters-now-voters-arent-becoming-more-racist-what-explains-this/.

 

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