Who will U.S. voters choose as president based on personal qualities, traits as a leader

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Posted at 8:37 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 23:37:45-05

Bakersfield, CA. - As the polls close their doors in many parts of the country, many voters have listed the issues that matter to them in this election season.

According to ABC News, preliminary exit poll results are showing that out of the top issues in this election, 34 percent say the economy, 21 percent say racial inequality, 18 percent say the coronavirus pandemic, 11 percent say crime and safety and 11 percent say health care policy are important.

According to ABC News, two of these issues are favored by Trump supporters, and three appeal to Biden voters.

Overall, voters this year want a president who's a "strong leader", 24 percent want a candidate who has "good judgment", 21 percent want someone "who cares about people like them", and 19 percent want someone who "can unite the country."

We'll provide more updates on these group preferences when they come into our newsroom.