Vote Count Confidence
That’s the percentage of registered voters who expressed concern about whether their ballots would be tallied properly in Tuesday’s election.
An October poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press found that 12% of registered voters expressed some concern about whether their ballots would be accurately counted in the coming November election. But, huge confidence gaps appeared between different political and demographic groups: 91% of whites were either “very” or “somewhat” confident their vote would be accurately counted compared with 67% of blacks. Republicans were much more likely than both independents and Democrats to express confidence in the accuracy of the vote count; 79% of Republicans were “very” confident their vote would be counted compared with 52% of independents and 45% of Democrats. Read More