2016 Election

Boston’s presidential election numbers

Boston’s presidential election numbers

Huge Clinton margins - but lower turnout - in minority precincts mirror her problems nationally

NATIONWIDE, THE STORY over the past couple of weeks has been how Donald Trump outmaneuvered Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Back here in Boston the converse was true: Hillary Clinton trounced Donald Trump. Clinton did slightly better in Boston than President Obama did in both 2008 and 2012. Even further, Clinton did not(...)

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Marginal errors

The ground shook at 10:25 Tuesday night. There were still a number of battleground states with incomplete results and polls remained open on the West Coast but the presidential race had a significant development at that point despite no clear winner emerging yet. That’s when the estimable Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog crossed the line and(...)

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