Vote choice by demographic groups
May 11, 2012 Leave a comment
Nothing all that surprising here, but this is a very interesting Gallup collection of demographic breakdowns of support for Obama vs. Romney. Among other things, it really makes the point about how much Obama’s re-election will depend upon strong minority support. And, of course, what a minority I (and many of you) are in being white male Obama supporters. Than again, “post-graduate” is also a big Obama category. Here’s some of ‘em:
Lastly, this one might surprise you:
Notice, that is white people by age. So what’s up? Gallup explains:
One of the reasons Obama does well among young voters overall is because young voters include a larger percentage of nonwhites than older age groups do.