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Trump wins Inman readers’ vote in pre-election poll

Economy, foreign policy, terrorism and immigration all beat out housing for top issues
  • We asked Inman readers to tell us how you plan to vote in the upcoming election.
  • Approximately 47 percent of respondents plan to vote for Donald Trump, 32 percent for Hillary Clinton and nearly 11 percent for Gary Johnson.
  • Respondents said the economy, foreign policy and terrorism will "strongly affect" their votes the most.

Last week, we asked you to share how you'll be voting in the upcoming election. Although surveys and anecdotes from sources inside and outside of the real estate industry, such as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and The Washington Post, revealed that many Americans are undecided -- Inman's readership is anything but. Nearly 48 percent of the 1,086 respondents said they planned to vote for Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton lagged behind by 15 percentage points: Only 32 percent of respondents plan to vote for Clinton. Gary Johnson, the former New Mexico governor who's running on the Libertarian Party ticket, has been capturing record-high poll numbers for a third-party candidate during this election cycle. That trend is borne out in our survey; almost 11 percent of respondents said they planned to vote for Johnson. Dr. Jill Stein was the least popular candidate, garnering 0.92 percent of respondents' support. Just shy of 6 percent of the survey-takers ar...