Support for the Democratic presidential candidate reached a new low among black men in the 2020 election as some chose to vote for President Donald Trump instead, and others were turned off Joe Biden by a serious of campaign gaffes.
The former Vice President received a lower number of votes from black women than both Obama and Clinton as well, although he still won their support over Trump by a landslide.
Support for the Democratic presidential candidate reached a new low among black men in the 2020 election
Trump managed to draw more black men away from the Democratic party in 2020 with early NBC poll data showing a drop in the numbers who voted for 바카라사이트 Biden compared to Clinton
According to NBC, black men have been veering away from the Democratic presidential candidate over at least the last four elections but Biden’s support featured a significant drop off from 2008.
In total 80 per cent of black men voted for Biden, down from 82 per cent for Clinton.
While the drop in support hasn’t been as severe over the past four years, it marks a significant plummet from the 95 per cent of black men who voted for Obama in 2008.
However, 실시간카지노사이트 Obama also lost a segment of the group in his reelection campaign, winning only 87 percent of black male voters in 2012.
Among black women, the decline in support for the Democratic candidate is not as severe.
Obama won 96 per cent of the black female vote in 2008 and 2012 and 실시간바카라사이트 it remained at 94 percent for Clinton.
Yet the early poll data from NBC suggests Biden’s support among black women was only 91 percent.
He still received the vote of more than nine out of ten black women.
Among the black men who voted for Trump, higher education levels led to a drop off in support for the president.
The poll showed that 26 per cent of black men who voted for Trump had a high school diploma or lower, 22 per cent had a bachelor’s degree and 20 had an advance degree.
The drift from Biden was seen prominently in the Midwest where one in three black men voted for Trump, while 52 percent of black men who identified as ideologically conservative cast their vote for the president.
The data comes after a summer of turmoil and civil unrest as Black Lives Matter protests took to the streets following the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis in May.
Trump and his administration has been criticized for its response to the wave of demonstrations with the president issuing threats to Democratic-led cities if they did not get the violence that broke out at some protests in check.
Others praised Trump for his heavy hand and calls for law and order.
Biden’s lower standing with black voters comes after gaffes during his campaign which may have alienated some within the demographic and angered others.
In October, radio personality Charlamagne Tha God credited Trump with attempting to reach young black male voters, a group he said ‘never gets courted’ during election campaigns.
The influential 42-year-old radio host said Democratic Party marketing tended to speak to the interests of older black men, assuming that all other black people will share their concerns.
‘When it comes to those black people you see who maybe [are] showing support for Trump, I just think because Trump is actually talking to young Black male voters,’ he said.
Charlamagne also criticized some of the comments Democratic candidate Joe Biden made on race during his campaign.
In the lead-up to election day, influential radio host Charlamagne Tha God acknowledged the Trump campaign’s efforts to reach young black male voters, saying the group is ‘never courted’ during election campaigns. The radio host has previously criticized Biden
High-profile rappers and actors 50 Cent (left) and Ice Cube (right) showed support for President Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election on November 3