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CHART: The Relationship Between Seeing Discrimination And Voting For Trump

There is an apparent correlation between a state's likelihood of having voted for Trump and whether residents think black, immigrant, and gay and lesbian communities face "a lot of discrimination."
Perceptions of discrimination track closely with voting against Trump, a survey found. Source: Public Religion Research Institute, David Wasserman, Cook Political Report/Danielle Kurtzleben/NPR

The recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., amplified an ongoing struggle in America about who experiences discrimination and to what extent. Many of the white nationalists who rallied in Charlottesville, for example, feel that white people are discriminated against as much as, or more than, minority groups.

Questioning others' experience of discrimination isn't limited to fringe protest groups. Perceptions of discrimination vary heavily across the U.S. showed. And those differences tend to fall along partisan lines.

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