Unregistered Voters Are One Of The Most Democratic-Leaning Groups

Mike the Mad Biologist

And this is a problem. While getting the occasional Trump supporter to change his mind would be a good thing–their votes ‘count double’ (Trump loses a vote; Clinton gains one)–I would argue that there are two major groups that have been neglected. The first are ‘demoralized Dems‘, which includes registered Democrats and independents who lean Democratic. They often feel betrayed by the Democratic Party but will almost never vote for a Republican, certainly not Il Trumpe. On economic issues, they are typically left-leaning and working-class oriented. It’s worth noting that 25 percent of Obama’s votes in 2012 came from white working class voters (other estimates claim 34 percent). Not 25 percent of the white working class voted for him, but one in four Obama votes were cast by a member of the white working class.

But there’s a second group, one that dwarfs any other demographic:…

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