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Trump's 2016 election targeted 3.5 million Black Americans with attack ads to deter them from voting, according to report

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A data leak from President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign shows that a disproportionate number of Black American potential voters - totalling 3.5 million - were put under a label named "deterrence," according to Channel 4 News .
The massive database included the details of nearly 200 million Americans, categorized into eight groups, including ones titled "get out the vote" and "persuasion," to target potential voters in 16 battleground election states with ads both on social media and on television, the outlet reported.
The campaign's digital director told PBS...
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Donald Trump's campaign ‘tried to deter 3.5million black Americans from voting in 2016'

Donald Trump's campaign ‘tried to deter 3.5million black Americans from voting in 2016'

26 days ago   |   By Metro

Fresh data analysis claims Donald Trump's 2016 presidential election campaign against Hillary Clinton tried to deter black voters from turning out to vote on election day
Donald Trump 's successful 2016 election campaign tried to deter 3.5million black people from staying at home on polling day, it was claimed. The President of the United States' team categorized those voters as ‘Deterrence', which a Trump data scientist described as people they ‘hope don't show up to vote.'
Team Trump put US Facebook voters into one of eight categories - including the deterrence band - in 16 battleground...
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Leaked vote file from Donald Trump's 2016 campaign reveals 'deterrence' strategy

Leaked vote file from Donald Trump's 2016 campaign reveals 'deterrence' strategy

26 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

A leak of the 2016 Donald Trump campaign's voter file on 200 million Americans has revealed a 'deterrence' category that includes 3.5 million African American voters, a reports the UK's Channel 4.
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Trump's 2016 Campaign 'Targeted 3.5m Black People To Deter Them From Voting'

Trump's 2016 Campaign 'Targeted 3.5m Black People To Deter Them From Voting'

26 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

Donald Trump 's presidential election campaign attempted to discourage millions of Black Americans from voting in 2016 in a move that could have been crucial to his victory, it has been claimed. According to an investigation by Channel 4 News , the so-called “Deterrence” project run by Trump's digital campaign team targeted 3.5 million Black people with adverts in an attempt to get them to stay at home on election day. Almost 200 million people in 16 key battleground states were separated by an algorithm into “audiences”, so they could then be targeted with tailored ads on Facebook and...
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Trump 2016 campaign 'targeted 3.5m black Americans to deter them from voting'

Trump 2016 campaign 'targeted 3.5m black Americans to deter them from voting'

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Secret effort allegedly focused on 16 swing states, several narrowly won by Trump after the black Democrat vote collapsed Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential election campaign has been accused of actively seeking to deter 3.5 million black Americans in battleground states from voting by deliberately targeting them with negative Hillary Clinton ads on Facebook. The secret effort concentrated on 16 swing states, several narrowly won by Trump after the black Democrat vote collapsed.
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