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The African American exodus has been especially pronounced, with blacks composing less than 4 percent of the city electorate, a lower share than statewide.
Both Orr and Hernandez estimated younger voters would make up a smaller slice of the electorate in their jurisdictions, a pattern that’s consistent with historical trends.
While that particular bill didn’t address the sins of vulture capitalism, what’s clear is this: Despite a financial meltdown and populist unrest among the American electorate, Washington is still in total thrall to Wall Street.
According to Wylie, Bannon hoped to use that research and replicate it on a massive scale across the American electorate to buoy his influence campaign in 2014 and again in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Meanwhile at an exclusive gathering overseas, Hillary Clinton took un-presidential cheap shots at large swathes of the American electorate.
My calculation is that risk is higher unless the electorate — white and black — is aware and decides that issue is important to them.
These numbers show remarkable agreement across the electorate, the kind not seen very often these days.
For for too long, the majority of the American electorate has accepted gun violence as a horrific inevitability endowed by the powers that be.
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ELECTORATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of electorate for English Language Learners
: the people who can vote in an election
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