Amish is renowned for the minimal number of votes that are casted during the presidential elections; this amounts to around 15%. However, when the there are issues of direct concern that affect Amish, they’ll cast the votes; such issues include zoning.
Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes were up for grabs for the presidential candidates as the nation headed to the polls; the nation watched as the Trump’s and Clinton’s votes were counted. The vote count around 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday was around 2,751,542 while Clinton was trailing at 2,718,756 as the vote counting process was almost concluded. It was so unfortunate since the Democrats were counting on Hillary Clinton to secure the votes in Pennsylvania. The Republican nominee also made commendable progress in the crucial swing states such included Ohio, North Carolina, and Florida.
The Republican president-elect secured majority of the votes in most states apart from Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. The Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton also made commendable lead according to the polls during the campaign trail that was not the case in the final election. As the election neared, the Democratic nominee’s polls drastically dropped; however, as the presidential election dawned, Hillary Clinton’ s points were around 1.9 percent in average; this was according to the aggregate RealClearPolitics polls.
The Republican presidential-elect defied the political history, the intense campaigns, and the polls by claiming slim victory in Pennsylvania and consequently becoming the 45th president of the United States of America. Mr. Trump’s victory left many political analysts amazed at how the various indicators were all wrong in predicting the winner of the intense presidential race to the White House.
In a statement made by the retired Chairman of Kutztown University Jack Treadway; most people were inclined to underestimate the dissatisfaction that many people were experiencing and hence ended up making the wrong forecast. Donald Trump managed to secure victory in Berks County with a double digit this outdoing the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with 10 percentage points; this caught the Democratic nominee by surprise since the county has greater registration number in recent presidential races to the White House.