PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new survey from Monmouth University shows that seven percent of voters have cut ties with a friend over the 2016 Presidential Race.
CBS News reports that nine percent of Hillary Clinton supporters said they’ve lost a friend because of the election and, 6 percent of Donald Trump supporters have said the same, as well as 3 percent of other voters. Monmouth noted that 7 percent of voters in previous political campaigns have also ended friendships.READ MORE: Vendors And Organizers Celebrate Juneteenth, Black Culture In Pittsburgh
More than two-thirds of voters said this year’s presidential race has brought out the worst in people. The poll also found that nearly two-thirds believe the harsh language used in politics today is unjustified, while 30 percent said it’s justified.READ MORE: Port Authority Dropping Capacity Limits On All Vehicles Tomorrow
37 percent said the harsh language is coming from Trump’s campaign, while 11 percent thought it was coming from Clinton’s.MORE NEWS: City Of Monessen Celebrates Juneteenth For The First Time With Ceremony At City Hall
The poll surveyed 802 registered voters between Sept. 22 and 25 with a 3.5 percentage point margin of error.