Understanding Iowa, Wisconsin Trump Voters

Iowa and Wisconsin were two states that shockingly went for Trump after strongly supporting Obama in two elections.

These Iowans voted for Trump. Many of them are already disappointed (Washington Post).

Will Trump Democrats in Wisconsin Swing Back to Their Party? (NPR)

The other key swing states were Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Florida.

It’s important for reporters taking the nation’s political pulse to keep their ear to the ground in the states that switched from Obama to Trump, and to listen with understanding if not empathy.

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