Racial anxiety underlies much of the political tension in the US. A study of 2016 election voter preferences by Professor John Sides of George Washington University, Michael Tesler [associate professor of political science], of the University of California at Irvine and Professor Lynn Vavreck of the University of California at Los Angeles concluded that white voters' preference for Mr Donald Trump, who won by a landslide, was strongly related to concerns that minorities were taking jobs away from whites.

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