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U.S. election insight: The American Voter

Cover of "The American Voter" magazine featuring a boxing glove, an American flag, and a ballot boxThe U.S. election outcome has ramifications far beyond American shores. With the eyes of the world on it, the 2016 race for president of the United States has defied nearly every expectation. And no one seems to know exactly why.

Reuters special edition U.S. election magazine, “The American Voter,” brings data intelligence and human expertise together to tell the powerful story of the makeup, mood and outlook of the electorate.

It explains how voters themselves – not personalities, campaign strategies, party rules or who’s offending whom – are key to understanding why this year’s U.S. presidential race is like nothing the world has seen before.

Gain insights on a fascinating U.S. election


  • The crisis facing Republicans and Democrats as voters have shaken up the parties
  • How “big money” has shaped and been shaped by this year’s race
  • The campaign’s “gender war”
  • Voters speaking out about their frustration and confusion as Election Day draws near
  • Reuters “Best and Worst” of the campaign so far, from Hillary Clinton’s favorite song to Martin O’Malley’s one-person rally
  • How religion plays out at the ballot boxThe American Voter app button
  • Infographics about voter demographics and the decline of “identity politics”
  • Scenes from the campaign trail – and more

Don’t miss our opening essay from the venerable Sir Harry Evans, Reuters Editor at Large, who provides an incisive, thoughtful, sometimes humorous, look at a race in which conventional wisdom couldn’t be more wrong.

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