Trump vs Biden: Data shows race is a key issue for US voters

Voter turnout was high as America went to the polls (here in Detroit, Michigan) to elect a new president. — AFP

Google search data shows that race, abortion and healthcare are some of the top issues for voters in the US election, which sees Donald Trump go up against Joe Biden. Logically, "Who is winning the election?" and "When will we know the election results?" were the most frequently asked questions in the hours following the vote.

Top 5 questions asked, United States

1. Who is winning the election?

2. When will we know the election results?

3. How many electoral votes are there?

4. What time is the election results?

5. How many electoral votes does California have?

Most searched "How many electoral votes in...", United States

1. Nevada

2. Texas

3. California

4. Pennsylvania

5. Wisconsin

Searches for Donald Trump and issues

1. Race

2. Supreme Court

3. Abortion

4. Same-sex marriage

5. Economy

6. Immigration

7. Healthcare

8. Unemployment

9. Wages

10. Social security

Searchers for Joe Biden and issues

1. Race

2. Abortion

3. Tax policy

4. Immigration

5. Healthcare

6. Economy

7. Same-sex marriage

8. Gun control

9. Wages

10. Supreme Court

The data reflects searches carried out Nov 3 and Nov 4 in the United States on Google Search, YouTube and Google News. – AFP Relaxnews

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