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Infographic: The alternative US presidential election

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On 8th November 2016 Donald Trump became the fifth presidential candidate in US 
history to lose the popular vote but win the presidency, attracting 46.4 percent of all ballots cast compared to Hillary Clinton’s 48.5 percent. It was a split decision in terms of popular vote versus the final outcome as decided by the electoral college system – but we dug further into the CNN exit poll, and a few other sources, to find out how divided America and the world really was over the vote.

Scroll over the infographic below to see what the results would have been if some interesting demographic filters had been in force on the day…

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