With Clinton performing worse among young voters than Obama, the overall difference between the preferences of the youngest and oldest voters is smaller than it was in both the 20 elections.
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Older voters (ages 65 and older) preferred Trump over Clinton 53%-45%. If data are subsequently re-weighted by the National Election Pool (NEP), the consortium of news organizations that conducts the exit polls, the numbers reported here may differ slightly from figures accessible through the websites of NEP member organizations.
This is roughly the same advantage for the Republican candidate as in 2012 when older voters backed Romney over Obama 56%-44%.
8 after a campaign that revealed deep divisions – by race, gender and education – that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections, according to an analysis of national exit poll data.
This is about the same as the Democratic advantage among women in 2012 (55% Obama vs. The advantage for Trump among men is larger than the 7-point advantage Romney had in 2012 and much different than in 2008, when men preferred Obama over Mc Cain by a single point.Clinton received a lower share of the vote among young voters (ages 18-29) than Obama received in 2012 or 2008.Young adults preferred Clinton over Trump by a wide 55%-37% margin; by comparison, Obama had a 60%-36% advantage over Romney in 2012 and a 66%-32% advantage over Mc Cain in 2008. This is by far the widest gap in support among college graduates and non-college graduates in exit polls dating back to 1980.For example, in 2012, there was hardly any difference between the two groups: College graduates backed Obama over Romney by 50%-48%, and those without a college degree also supported Obama 51%-47%.For a list of services, see List of social networking websites.