Letter: 54 percent didn’t vote for Trump

Published 8:59 am Monday, February 6, 2017

Keep it real.

65,344,610 Americans voted for Hillary Clinton. That was 48.2 percent of the popular vote. 7,804,213 voted for someone other than the Democrat or Republicans. That was 5.7 percent of the popular vote.  48.2 percent plus 5.7 percent equals 53.9 percent or 73,648,823 Americans who did not vote for Trump.

There is no mandate for the new president.

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Ted Hinnenkamp

Albert Lea