The 2016 map isn't yet available, what will the end results be?
Tim Kaine, in the least conciliatory of the post-election speeches, claimed Hillary won the popular vote:
With 92% of the vote counted, CNN also reports that Clinton is winning the popular vote.
But is that the whole story?
Gary Johnson, running on the Libertarian ticket, received a little over 4 million votes, or approximately 3.23%, while Jill Stein, the Green Party Candidate, received 1.2 Million, closing in on 1%. Evan McMullin received 440,000 votes, and write-ins and others recieved another 670,000.
|Non-Trump Voters||Trump voters|
More than 6.5 million voted against Trump than for him.
But that doesn’t make Hillary more popular:
|Non-Clinton Voters||Clinton Voters|
Proof positive: More voters were against the 2 major candidates than for them. Not terribly surprising, but neither candidate, as of this count, can claim to have won the popular vote.
On top of that, 46.9% didn’t vote at all:
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