Medill Electioncast: Celebrations and concessions
The Medill Reports team covers election night in Chicago. We have reports from campaign parties, analysis of Illinois races and reaction from voters across the political spectrum.
A core of Chinese Americans mobilizes for Trump, wins the day and looks to the future
By Jingzhe (Kelly) Wang Asian Americans were not among Donald Trump’s majority in Tuesday’s election. About three quarters of Asian American voters backed Hillary Clinton, according to the National Asian American Election Eve Poll released by America’s Voice the day after the election. Trump got only 19 percent of the Asian votes. Still, the Chinese American community had its […]
Explainer: How Hillary won the popular vote but lost the election
By Duke Omara In almost any other democracy, Hillary Clinton would be president today. She won the popular vote but still lost the election. So what happened? The Electoral College happened.