Election 2020: Black Vote Crucial to Democrats and Republicans


Richard Williams sits in a folding chair, filling out paperwork, as he waits in line to vote early in Savannah, Ga., on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Black people are going to the polls by the thousands and waiting in lines for hours to vote early in Georgia. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum)
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The final day of voting in the Presidential Election is two weeks away and each vote counts, particularly the Black vote.

A recent Pew Research report shows Black men are less likely to identify as Democrat as are Black women (77% of men compared to 87% of women). According to Gallup, President Trump’s approval rating is higher among Black men (19%) than Black women (11%).

Democrats are working to bolster appeal and messaging to Black men voters. President Trump won 14% of the Black vote in 2016 and Republicans are keen to grow that number.

April Ryan speaks with Democratic strategist and President of Brilliant Corners Research, Cornell Belcher on mobilizing African American voters, protecting one’s community, ensuring that every single vote is counted.

Click ▶️ to listen to April Ryan’s White House Report for the full story:

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People wait to vote outside the Bordeaux Library on the first day of Tennessee’s early voting Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The early, in-person voting period runs Monday through Saturday until Thursday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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