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Trump, Clinton, and Sanders have essentially split White America — a group that is often thought of more as “the norm” than an actual race — into six splinter groups: You have white Republicans voting for Trump; white Democrats voting for Hillary; white Democrats voting for Trump because they don’t like or don’t identify with Hillary; white Republicans voting for Hillary because they think a Trump victory will wreck the party; whites of either party or none voting for Jill Stein or Gary Johnson because they refuse to cast a ballot for either major-party candidate; and white people sitting this election out.

Via The Conventions Have Been a Chance to See the White-Voter Identity Crisis Up Close by Rembert Browne published by New York Magazine on July 27, 2016.

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