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Army of hidden Donald Trump supporters are going to materialize on Election Day


Every cycle there’s some talk about groups that pollsters are supposedly missing, and this year that talk has centered on the so-called “hidden” Trump vote – people who might never vote, who supposedly don’t show up in polls, but could suddenly come out now for Donald Trump. 

We showed in the primaries and again this fall that Trump supporters are hardly too shy to talk about their chosen candidate to either their friends or to pollsters. Now, using some early vote data and L2 votermapping, we can look at the early vote for clues, too.