Yesterday the NY Times published an interesting summary of how voting patterns shifted this year. What the Times found is that minority voters of Latino and Asian descent surged in their turnout for President Trump this year, contradicting the presumption that increased turnout among minority voters would be good news for Democrats.
Thousands of new voters across the country turned out in areas with significant numbers of Latinos and residents of Asian descent — populations whose participation in past elections has lagged. And over all, Mr. Trump, whose policies and remarks were widely expected to alienate immigrants and voters of color, won the lion’s share of the additional turnout…
…even as Mr. Trump lost ground in white and Republican areas in and around cities — ultimately leading to his election loss — he gained new votes in immigrant neighborhoods.
The Times piece goes into great detail about the ways in which this shift was seen all over the country including in Democratic strongholds like New York: