Sunday, June 9, 2019

Not Trump's America: Dona Ana County, New Mexico, where Kris Kobach gets a collective kick in the butt

How a private border wall sparked anger and death threats in a small New Mexico town.  (USA Today, 6/8/2019)
The quick construction of the wall evaded a weekslong process in which plans for fences and walls are vetted by the city’s planning commission. Depending on the size of the project, the commission is able to hear opinions can hear comments from the public and developers before they make a recommendation to the City Council to vote on.

Source:  Wikipedia (Dona Ana County, Las Cruces)

Las Cruces is the county seat of Dona Ana County.  (Greater El Paso, Texas)

% of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree:
  • 27.4% - Dona Ana
  • 26.9% - New Mexico
  • 30.9% - U.S.
% of population 65 and older:
  • 15.4% - Dona Ana County
  • 16.9% - New Mexico
  • 15.6% - U.S.

Source:  Wikipedia
3rd party votes: 18.1% in 1992, 7.5% in 1996, 7.6% in 2016
(George Wallace received 7.6% of the vote in 1968)

Other Not Trump's America posts:
California.  Nevada County.  (5/13/2019)
Florida.  Hillsborough County.  ( 3/14/2019)
Florida.  Orange County.  (3/14/2019)
Georgia.  Cobb County.  (3/10/2019)
Georgia.  Douglas County.  (3/10/2019)
Missouri.  Clay County.  (6/9/2019)
North Carolina.  Forsyth County.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Guilford County.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Mecklenburg County.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Wake County.  (3/20/2019)
Pennsylvania.  Centre County.  (3/24/2019)
Pennsylvania.  Chester County:  (3/11/2019)

Related series:
Blue zone sees Trump as con man
Greetings from Trump's America
Red but not totally into this Trump's America thing

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