Friday, January 13, 2017

Monticello, Iowa. New York Times joins the search for Trump's America, a very white place

Monticello, a community of 3,825 in eastern Iowa, is located in Jones County.  It is home to an impressive public library/civic center.

Jones County's population peaked in 1900.
Source:  Wikipedia

After voting for Obama in 2008 and 2012, the county went for Trump by nearly 20 percentage points in 2016.

Source:  CNN

In Iowa, Trump Voters Are Unfazed by Controversies.  (The New York Times, 1/11/2017)

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UPDATE. Boston Globe reporter continues to explore Trump's America, where mostly white people live.  (1/13/2017)

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