(New York Times) Republicans have been the party of the rich and Democrats the party of the poor for about as long as political scientists have collected data on American elections.
That might not be quite so true anymore, at least among white voters.
Hillary Clinton won the nation’s richest and most exclusive neighborhoods by a wide margin in the 2016 presidential election, according to an Upshot analysis of election results from Ryne Rohla of Washington State University and census data. And Donald J. Trump fared significantly better than Mitt Romney in the white districts that were the least affluent and least educated.
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