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Reviewing the 2016 Election

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-11-11

Duration: 00:10:06

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Trump, Donald, 1946- | Clinton, Hillary Rodham | Public opinion polls | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | HIGHER EDUCATION | TUITION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Johnson, Martin Interviewee
  • Samuels, Albert Interviewee


This segment from the November 11, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview on the results of the 2016 presidential and statewide elections with Dr. Martin Johnson, a professor of political communications at LSU, and Dr. Albert Samuels, a professor of political science at Southern University. They discuss: how the pollsters missed the mark on Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election; the hidden Trump vote; the future of polling; the results of the United States Senate election in Louisiana; and the defeat of the constitutional amendment transferring tuition authority from the Legislature to colleges and universities.