Trumpy Job Titles, Millennial Voters, and How Income Affects the Way We Vote
This election cycle has been one big series of embarrassing and confusing public appearances, both in real life and on the Twittersphere. Whether you’re for the candidate throwing most of the punches, or the one taking them with grace, it’s been kind of hard to watch them fight for one of the most desired job titles in the world. So instead of trying to make sense of what you’re hearing on the news, give your ears a break from listening and feast your eyes upon these highlights from our latest election data, which provides information on the opinions of more than 100,000 people surveyed since August 4.
Job Titles That Support Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton
What are the most Trumpy job titles? We thought it was worth digging into the numbers to see which job titles support Trump the most and which support Clinton.
Construction Superintendent, Program Coordinator – Non-Profit
Heavy Equipment Operator, Social Worker
Truck Driver, Executive Director
Diesel Mechanic, Management Consultant
What Are Millennial Voters Thinking Right Now?
Everyone who reports on the 2016 presidential election likes to point out how important millennial voters are to the outcome. In particular, it will be interesting to see how millennials who supported Bernie Sanders end up voting. As it turns out, millennials favor Clinton 2-1, while older voters slightly prefer Trump. However, there are still a number of millennials who are currently undecided.
Your Income and Gender Influence Your Political Preference
Yes, your income does influence the way you vote. Our data show the voting preferences of men and women in different pay grades, ranging from less than $25,000 per year to more than $250,000 per year. Despite your gender, the more money you have, the more likely you are to support Hillary Clinton.
Of men who earn over $250,000 a year, 56 percent say they will vote for Clinton and 44 percent say they will vote for Trump. Women with money are generally for Clinton/Kaine: 90 percent of those in the highest income bracket say they’ll vote for the Democratic candidates.
Tell Us What You Think!
Do you think our data is reflective of how people will vote this November? We want to hear from you! Comment below or join the discussion on Twitter!