Most Americans are surprised by the election results and unhappy

Most Americans are surprised by the election results and unhappy

NEW YORK CITY - NOVEMBER 9: Donald Trump speaks to supporters as he celebrates his Presidential win at his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City on Nov. 9, 2016. Republican Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to be elected the 45th President of the United States.

The overwhelming majority of Americans are surprised by the survey with a narrow majority saying they are not happy with the results of the elections, the victory of Donald Trump, a new HuffPost / YouGov.

While 17 percent satisfied, 26 percent are passionate are positive about the conquest of forty percent of Trump. While 37% are not satisfied, 15 percent, worry: Fifty-two percent are negative.

Heart opinion is deeply divided on party lines. Eighty-seven percent of Republicans and 86 percent are satisfied with minimum elections, while Democrats say say they are satisfied or upset. Independents are divided (44 percent), react with positive and 46% negative reaction.

A plurality of the public, 41 percent, says having Trump elected makes them feel personally less safe, while 26 percent say they feel safer and 27 percent that they feel neither more nor less safe. A 55 percent majority of black Americans, and nearly three-quarters of Democrats, say they feel more unsafe, while 60 percent of Republicans say they feel safer.


Sixty-nine percent of Americans at least somewhat surprising that Trump says he won, with 42% saying very surprised. Only 12% are not at all surprised by his victory.

But 60 percent of Republicans say that they won at least somewhat surprised Trump - 65 percent were "very shocked" says - far more shocked by the Democrats.

Trump's victory came as a surprise to many expectations. The survey was conducted before the election trump reduce support for the voter. (Here by YouGov on his election Read more.) Industry mark remember why hopes are still investigating, however, a major cause of the error is likely to have changed the way of hope which involved determining the voters.

"We can not know who is going to advance the vote is going to vote for the prediction model of hope and progress that is what voters elections will look like on Valentine's Day," the Pew Research the analysts wrote last week. "This is a notoriously difficult task, and can produce considerable differences in small differences make predictions assumptions. We voters cars that states, especially in the Midwest and Rust Belt were expected, violated expectations of course that may find that they were not. many traditional likely-voter models because it includes vigorous efforts excitement in calculus, 2016 the unenthused voters - at least on the Democratic side - it can also be measured and caused some havoc with this aspect ".

The overall US polls, definitely still vulnerable to other types of error, but more can easily be tested against known standards of the population. And Trump will be the president of all Americans, not just those who voted for - or against - him.


While 15% think that nearly a third of Americans are expected to be about average and 42% will be poor or terrible, Trump expect a good or a great president.

Only 28 percent while 34 percent think that they believe will only be able to meet the goals of the'll get Trump, most or campaign, and 20% rarely.

Although only 27 percent of Republicans, 52 percent expect it to be great, Trump seems most or all of your campaign objectives and 71% said they expected to meet will be a good president. In contrast, two-thirds of Democrats have only some or hardly believe any of these purposes and 61% think they will meet Trump would be a terrible president.

Independents are divided: there will be about a third think Trump is a good or great president, 20 percent said they would be average and 34 percent said they would be poor or terrible. Twenty-four percent of Trump expected to meet most or all of its goals, but 52% believe that they will fail to do so. Another 23 percent are unsure.

HuffPost / YouGov survey for the US adult population demographics and meet other features opt to choose from YouGov panel using a sample of 1,000 interviews conducted Nov. 10-14 among US adults completed.

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