Presumptive GOP nominee, Donald Trump has a mere 1 percent support among black voters, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Meanwhile, the presumptive Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton, has 91 percent support among black voters.
Trump’s number falls short of George W. Bush’s 11 percent in 2004, John McCain’s 4 percent in 2008, and Mitt Romney’s 6 percent in 2012.
Trump has come under fire for not immediately refusing the endorsement of David Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard, and pretending not to know who Duke was in a television interview.
The New York Daily News‘s Jason Silverstein quotes Mark Burns, an African-American preacher in South Carolina, gives another reason for Trump’s low support among the African-American community.
“You’re not going to find a lot of black people who openly support Donald Trump. If they openly supported Donald Trump, they’d get viciously attacked within their own community.”
The Quinnipiac University poll surveyed 1,610 registered voters and showed Clinton also leading with Millennials, white women, and those with a college degree.
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