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Can you tell who has their vote, based on statements from likely voters?

Election 2016

Throughout this presidential election year, St. Louis Public Radio has been assessing the political mood of likely voters.

In a recent query — What is your political mood, now? — we learned that voters still have very strong — and mostly negative — emotions. A review of the reasons behind those moods shows that among those who responded to a Public Insight Network query, many were equally unhappy with the Democratic and Republican nominees.

When it comes down to voting for the next president of the United States, many said they feel like they'll be choosing the lesser of two evils.

To help you get a sense of the mood of the voting public, we've prepared this quiz, using a sample of responses we received.

Consider the four best-known presidential candidates: Hillary Clinton (Democrat), Donald Trump (Republican), Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Jill Stein (Green). We invite you to read each of the following statements by likely voters, and then guess...


Brent is the senior data visual specialist at St. Louis Public Radio.
Outreach specialist Linda Lockhart has been telling stories for most of her life. A graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, she has worked at several newspapers around the Midwest, including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, as a reporter, copy editor, make-up editor, night city editor, wire editor, Metro Section editor and editorial writer. She served the St. Louis Beacon as analyst for the Public Insight Network, a product of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media that helps connect journalists with news sources. She continues using the PIN to help inform the news content of St. Louis Public Radio. She is a St. Louis native and lives in Kirkwood.