Jan 31, 2017

34% of Hillary voters say election reflected "will of the people"


David Goldman / AP

In new findings from Edelman's 2017 Trust Barometer, only 15% of Trump voters trust the media after the election, compared with 51% of Clinton voters. Even after the election, only 26% of Trump voters trust government, compared with 46% of Clinton voters. Other findings:

  • Among all voters, 10% think the system is working and 57% think it is failing.
  • Trump voters were overall more fearful, with immigration and globalization at the top of their list.
  • Clinton voters were most fearful of corruption and eroding social values.
  • 96% of Trump voters believe that the outcome of the election was a fair and accurate reflection of the will of the people; 34% of Clinton voters believe the same.
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