DNC and RNC by the Numbers

The Roar Meter is a weekly story in numbers.

  • Number of transgender speakers at the DNC: 1
  • Percentage of those speakers who represent the first ever trans speaker at a convention: 100
  • Number of transgender speakers at the RNC: 0
  • Number of women speakers at the DNC: 119
    • Percentage of total speakers: 51
    • Percentage of total speaking time: 43
  • Number of women speakers at the RNC: 31
    • Percentage of total speakers: 28
    • Percentage of total speaking time: 24
    • Number of those speakers who are related to Trump: 3
    • Percentage of female speakers who are related to Trump: 10
  • Percentage of women overall who voted Democrat: 54
  • Percentage of white women who voted Republican: 53
  • Number of POC speakers at the DNC: 59
  • Number of POC speakers at the RNC: 14
  • Percentage of POC who voted Democrat: 69
  • Percentage of white people who voted Republican: 58
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Annika Barranti Klein is a writer, knitter, women’s banked track roller derby referee, and radical homeschooling mother. Her work has appeared at The Toast, The Establishment, and on Book Riot. She is a cis, white, bi-furious intersectional feminist.

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