Clinton vs. Trump (Part 2): The Division in Support by Degree Level
In the first part of our four-part series, we looked at support for Clinton and Trump by gender and income. Now, we examine how education affects PayScale users’ choices in the voting booth.
Part 2: Division in Candidate Support by Degree Level
Key Point: More educated, more likely to vote Clinton.
If you have at least a bachelor’s degree, you are in a pool of voters that favors Clinton. Sixty-seven percent of respondents who earned a bachelor’s degree (and no higher degree) and specified they plan to vote for either Clinton or Trump, are planning to vote for Clinton. Of those who went on to earn a PhD, 84 percent are in favor of Clinton.More educated, more likely to vote Clinton.Click To Tweet
The only two degree levels that favor Trump are GED or high school diploma (59 percent of respondents planning to vote Trump) and associate’s degree (57 percent of respondents).
This is a four-part series. Stay tuned daily to see candidate support by (1) gender and income, (2) educational level, (3) gender and age, and (4) U.S. metro.
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