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This analysis uses data from American National Election Studies (ANES 2016 Pilot Release). Data collection was conducted between January 22 and January 28, 2016. The sample consisted of 1,200 individuals who were part of an opt-in internet panel and who completed the 32 minute (median) questionnaire online. For more information visit http://www.electionstudies.org/

How much discrimination is there in the United States today against these groups?

Figure plots the % of repondents saying there is a Lot / Great deal of discrimination.

  • Both Trump and Clinton supporters agree that Muslims are the most discriminated against group in America.
  • More interesting patterns appear when further filters are set. For example: set filter to “White” and “Male.” Notice that Trump supporters believe that the most discriminated against group is Christians, whites are discriminated against much more than blacks, and men are believed to be discriminated against more than women.