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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Donald Trump supporters cheer election results in Lakewood

An upbeat and party-like mood fills the room at the Pierce County Republican party Tuesday at the Sharon McGavick Conference Center in Lakewood as early national election results point to a likely Donald Trump presidential victory.
Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Donald Trump supporters cheer election results in Lakewood 0:45

Donald Trump supporters cheer election results in Lakewood

Election Day voting 0:53

Election Day voting

Pierce County ballot processing: The hard work of democracy 6:30

Pierce County ballot processing: The hard work of democracy

Democrats threaten to sue Pierce County over ballot date notice 2:18

Democrats threaten to sue Pierce County over ballot date notice