Ep. 11: How White Voters Can Elect Trump President

The Week Ahead: Convention Special

Posted July 15, 2016 at 11:22am

To kick off our Republican National Convention coverage, CQ Roll Call’s Adriel Bettelheim and CQ Magazine Senior Editor Shawn Zeller consider where Donald Trump could pick up white-voter support to clinch the presidency. If Trump is able to increase the GOP share of the white vote by five percentage points more than Mitt Romney won in 2012, even while holding the strong minority vote for Obama that year steady, the mogul will win. Plus, some of the reasons why Trump picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.

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