The poll was conducted by CNN among 24,537 respondents.

Graphic A snapshot of who voted for Donald Trump this election
news US Elections Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 20:07

As Republican Donald Trump was elected US President, an exit poll of how voters cutting across race, gender and age cast their ballot, offers an interesting insight into who voted for him.

The poll was conducted by CNN among 24,537 respondents.

An overwhelming 63% of white men voted for Trump while Clinton got only 31%. For women, Trump managed to get 53% of the votes while Clinton got 43%.

Amongst white college graduates, the vote share was 49% for Trump and 45% for Clinton. For whites with no degree, 67% voted for Trump while 28% went for Clinton.

In terms of age, a majority of 18 to 44-year-olds voted for Clinton, with 52% in her favour and 40% voting for Trump. For those aged 45 and over, 53% voted for Trump while 44% voted for Clinton. 

In one of the most astonishing results, Donald Trump upset all poll predictions to become the 45th President-elect of the USA. 

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