We've all heard the story a million times by now: President Trump won the electoral college by a substantial amount, but actually lost the popular vote. What we don't all know the true breakdown of votes in the 2016 election.
With this in mind, our researchers found interesting correlations between political affiliation and business acumen or intent. Interestingly, party affiliation and voting history seems to be linked to various forms of success or tendancies in entrepreneurship and digital design.
Those who identified themselves as members of the Green Party were most likely to have reached a post graduate degree. Democrats were not far behind, followed by Republicans, Independent / No Affiliation, with Libertarians in last place in this category. Interestingly, Libertarians were actually the most likely to have received their Bachelor's Degree.
Political affiliation is a loose basis for how a person acts. It doesn't even necessarily dictate which candidate they will vote for. The graph below is the voting patterns as reported by the survey group, based on their self-identified political affiliation. Green Party members were less likely to have selected their party's candidate than voting for Hillary Clinton. Those who identified as Libertarians voted for Gary Johnson about as frequently as they voted for another candidate.
Even a significant percentage of Democrats voted for the Republican candidate and vice versa.
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