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.

Videos

Donald Trump protesters get rowdy in Fresno

Protesters with signs and flags shout outside the Donald Trump rally at Selland Arena on May 27, 2016. WARNING: Graphic language.
Eric Paul Zamora ezamora@fresnobee.com
Donald Trump protesters get rowdy in Fresno 1:00

Donald Trump protesters get rowdy in Fresno

John Pedozo, Merced County District 1 incumbent 3:22

John Pedozo, Merced County District 1 incumbent

Rodrigo Espinoza, Merced County District 1 candidate 3:37

Rodrigo Espinoza, Merced County District 1 candidate

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Merced teen's wish to meet 1:50

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Merced teen's wish to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic