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RNC: 60% Of Attendees Of Trump’s Minnesota Rally Were Not Republicans

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A majority of those attending President Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minnesota, were not Republicans, and over 17 percent of those in attendance did not vote in the last presidential election cycle, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced on Thursday, citing data gleaned from the event.

“Our data from the Duluth Rally shows @realDonaldTrump is still bringing in tons of new voters,” she said, listing the statistics:

Our data from the Duluth Rally shows @realDonaldTrump is still bringing in tons of new voters:

60% of attendees were NOT Republican

17.2% did not vote in 2016

8.4% have not voted in last 4 elections

Trump is making a play for Minnesota after losing the state by less than two percentage points in 2016. While Thursday’s RealClearPolitics average shows Biden leading in the North Star State by 9.4 percent, a Morning Consult survey released last month showed Trump trailing the former vice president by just three percentage points — a lead within the survey’s margin of error. A Republican presidential candidate has not scored a victory in the state since 1972…. (Read more)

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