The American people have voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump, right? Wrong.
On latest figures 59,821,874 or 47.4% of the eligible voting population voted for Trump. Hillary Clinton attracted 60,121.876 votes, or 47.7%. That’s around 300,000 more. In a democratic system where all votes have equal value, we’d be celebrating a win for Secretary Clinton. [See Update 1 below]
Wikipedia shows turnout down from 54.9% to 51.3%. So only 24.4% of the eligible voting population of 245.273 million in fact voted for Trump, or around 30% of registered voters. Continue reading Trump triumphs, but who voted for him?