Low level of student voter turnout could have impacted Michigan outcome

In an extremely close race nationwide, for a period of time Election Day all eyes were on Michigan, but the state ultimately wasn’t the one to hand President-elect Donald Trump his victory. However, many of the trends seen in the state around turnout and voter enthusiasm are similar to those in the other close states that did hand Trump his win.

After the Associated Press called the race, declaring Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump the president-elect at 2:30 a.m., Michigan was still counting votes from several counties. It continues to be in a deadlock, with Trump leading by just 11,837 votes, which would be a 0.3 percent margin of victory.  Read More