Election autopsy: Latinos favored Clinton more than exit polls showed

Among the many surprises in the 2016 presidential election was the claim by the national exit poll that Donald Trump captured a larger share of the Hispanic vote than Mitt Romney did four years earlier. …

As social science researchers, we decided to take a look at the official election data to assess whether the Trump upset was due, in part, to larger-than-expected support among Latinos; or if the Latino vote favored Hillary Clinton by record margins as many pre-election surveys suggested would happen. CONT.

John Griffin (U. of Colorado) & Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta (UCLA), The Hill