A recurring theme of post-election punditry was that President Trump gained ground among groups like Latino and Black men, a fact that surprised some observers. But what about the role of white voters? They delivered the White House to Trump in 2016 and despite four years that included an impeachment trial, a raging pandemic, and economic recession, white voters came out even more strongly for him again this year. We’ll look at what’s behind the steady support for Trump among white voters, why he may have increased backing among white women, and what it means for the future of U.S. politics.
Why White Voters Overwhelmingly Supported Trump -- Again
Jonathan Metzl , professor of sociology and psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University and author of Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland
Erika Smith, columnist, Los Angeles Times
Carlos Algara, assistant professor of political science, University of Texas at El Paso