Understanding Iowa, Wisconsin Trump Voters

Iowa and Wisconsin were two states that shockingly went for Trump after strongly supporting Obama in two elections. 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. These Iowans voted for … Continue reading Understanding Iowa, Wisconsin Trump Voters

5 States and 215 Counties Switched from Obama to Trump

The 2016 election was decided by five counties in two states, Florida and Michigan, Trump pollster¬†Tony Fabrizio says. Trump under-performed in Texas, Arizona, and Georgia, but it made no difference. If Trump lost Macomb County in Michigan, a traditionally Democratic suburb of Detroit which famously went for Reagan, and these four counties in Florida -- … Continue reading 5 States and 215 Counties Switched from Obama to Trump

3 States and less than 100,000 Votes Determined 2016 Presidential Election

Donald Trump carried Pennsylvania by about 72,000 votes; Wisconsin by 26,000 votes; and Michigan by 12,000 votes. If these three states had gone the other way, Clinton would have won.¬†Clinton did not campaign once in Wisconsin during the general election. Only 112,000 votes gave us President Trump. In the final count, the election was decided … Continue reading 3 States and less than 100,000 Votes Determined 2016 Presidential Election