Elections 2016

Elections 2016

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

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How Trump won, thanks to white voters

Donald J. Trump pulled off an unexpected victory early on Wednesday morning, becoming the 45th president-elect. Polls were unable to anticipate the large turnout of white, working-class voters in key states.
New York Times
How Trump won, thanks to white voters 2:15

How Trump won, thanks to white voters

Why I voted for Donald Trump 1:06

Why I voted for Donald Trump

Long lines move quickly as polls open at Mikado Baptist Church 1:52

Long lines move quickly as polls open at Mikado Baptist Church

Record turnout for early voting in Macon 0:55

Record turnout for early voting in Macon