Teresa Lo

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Why Did White Women Vote for Donald Trump?

Before November 8, Hillary Clinton was deemed the likely winner of the 2016 presidential election by pollsters and liberal media outlets. However, by evening’s end, fervor for Republican candidate Donald Trump swept the nation until his win was officially called.

Analysis showed that the majority of white women bypassed supporting the first female president and instead voted for Trump, a man married multiple times and who was caught saying he liked to grab women by their genitalia. So what happened? Why did those women voters support a man who seemingly wants to return to the era of Stepford Wives and Mad Men boys’ clubs?