Only 1 Percent Of Black Voters Support Donald Trump

  • Trump was also eviscerated Friday morning by former CIA director Michael Morell, who went on to endorse Clinton.
  • President Barack Obama won 93 percent of the black vote and 71 percent of the Hispanic vote nationally in 2012; in 2008 , he won over 95 and 67 percent, respectively.
  • Trump pulls ahead more narrowly among all white voters, seniors, independents and white voters without a college degree.
  • Generating support among voters of color – whom Trump’s rhetoric habitually alienates – is key to winning the general election.
  • Trump also suffers among Hispanic voters, garnering just 26 percent of their vote, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released earlier this week.

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The GOP presidential nominee polls at a record low among a demographic key to winning the general election.


Only 1 Percent Of Black Voters Support Donald Trump

Obama campaigns with Clinton following FBI decision

  • “We are going to fight for every vote in this state, and with this state, we’re going to win it,” Clinton said Tuesday in Charlotte.
  • The Orlando terrorist shooting last month further postponed Obama’s first campaign event, as the President grew increasingly revved up to appear alongside Clinton, according to aides.
  • Obama’s push for Clinton comes after months of waiting.
  • The President, Democrats believe, can rouse voters not clamoring for Clinton.
  • Starting with his first in-person call for Clinton’s election on Tuesday, Clinton aides hope the second-term President will serve as a validating voice that can vouch for Clinton’s character, fitness and qualifications.

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@CNN: “Speaking about economic policies, President Obama says GOP has been “blocking these ideas””


President Barack Obama made his 2016 debut on the campaign trail Tuesday, deploying the same star power that he used eight years ago to defeat Hillary Clinton to now make a powerful case for his former rival — all just hours after FBI Director James Comey brutally slammed Clinton’s State Department email practices.


Obama campaigns with Clinton following FBI decision

‘Hactivists’ are trying to reboot democracy from the bottom up with interactive voting apps

  • It was the Argentine capital where the platform was first rolled out in 2012 alongside a political group, the Net Party, which is committed to policies voted for on the DemocracyOS app.
  • Although the Net Party didn’t win any seats in its first election in 2013, the app was trialled by the Argentine Congress where it had some remarkable successes. “
  • DemocracyOS isn’t the only platform that would-be reformers such as Pane can choose from.
  • Pane had been thinking about his own idea for a system of digital democracy for the past few years, since he first heard about DemocracyOS. He decided to contact Pia Mancini directly and she put him in touch with British model-turned-entrepreneur Lily Cole.
  • There’s no point in trying to reinvent the wheel,” he says, “when I can use DemocracyOS and champion this platform in the UK faster.

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@lechappeevolee: “Les hacktivistes rebattent les cartes de la démocratie Le talk @santisiri #echappee16”


At the front of a packed auditorium, a young woman is speaking eloquent English in an Argentinian accent. She’s telling her audience about 19th-century politics and explaining how the phrase “no taxation without representation” came to be coined. She isn’t a university lecturer, and her subject isn’t history. Her name is Pia Mancini, a technology revolutionary who is demanding an end to democracy as we know it.


‘Hactivists’ are trying to reboot democracy from the bottom up with interactive voting apps

EU referendum live: TNS poll gives leave campaign seven-point lead

  • Watson says EU free movement of labour rules may need revising
  • It was supposed to be embargoed until later, but the academic Matthew Goodwin has posted the figures on Twitter.
  • Is the full quote from Tom Watson , Labour’s deputy leader, saying free movement of labour in the EU may have to be curbed in future.
  • EU referendum live: TNS poll gives leave campaign seven-point lead
  • Watson says Cameron should push for reform of EU free movement rules during UK presidency in 2017

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All the day’s campaign news: the Sun comes out fighting for Britain to shake off the EU as four new polls all have leave pulling ahead of remain


EU referendum live: TNS poll gives leave campaign seven-point lead