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The Stats and Numbers Behind the Presidential Election
Now that the presidential election has been and gone, many people are keen to find out what really happened and how the shift away from Trump happened. There are many different factors at play, and the picture isn’t clear no matter what commentators tell you. The fact that Trump lost while also increasing the number of votes he got compared to 2016 is one of the many interesting factors at play.
Things don’t exactly go the way that everyone was predicting, even if Biden won out in the end as pollsters were predicting. The whole election was a lot closer than most people and polling companies were forecasting it to be in the days and weeks leading up to the day of the election. Understanding these factors and how it all played out is essential to understanding the direction of the nation.
It’s also important to understand the election from a financial point of view. The stock market responded positively to the election news, and it’s important for every trader to understand the reasons behind that reaction.
Here’s an infographic that delves further into the numbers and percentages behind the presidential election
Infographic designed by Pepperstone