Skip to comments.In Minnesota mining country, voters still with Trump
Posted on 10/10/2018 11:16:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
For decades, Bob Vlaisavljevich voted for Democrats.
But in 2016, Vlaisavljevich, the mayor of the small northern Minnesota mining town of Eveleth -- population, roughly 3,700 -- changed his tune and voted for Donald Trump.
His decision was nothing short of a local political earthquake, one reflected in the final vote tally in the historically Democratic congressional district -- Trump bested Hillary Clinton by 15 points.
Two years later, Vlaisavljevich does not regret his decision, and plans to vote Republican next month, in what could be a warning sign for Democrats awaiting a blue wave in in midterm elections on November 6.
"I supported Donald Trump. That kind of was a shot in the arm -- his stance on mining," the mayor told AFP.
He says he will vote for Republican candidate Pete Stauber in his congressional district, currently represented by Democrat Rick Nolan, who is retiring....
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The Red Tide is rising
I recently moved to the 8th from the 6th..
stobber has my vote :)
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