FiveThirtyEight: The new bellwethers: Why Berks County, Pennsylvania is shifting left

Clare Malone examines select counties in key states where Clinton and Trump are polling very close to how they are in the U.S. overall.
0:54 | 06/18/18

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Transcript for FiveThirtyEight: The new bellwethers: Why Berks County, Pennsylvania is shifting left
Clinton holds a slight edge over trump in burkes county. Which is traditionally Republican line. The county seat of Burks is Reading, Pennsylvania his Latino population has almost doubled since the year 2000. The looking at the county over all it's about 75% whites. And home to some affluent suburbs so it's basically the Latino population in writing that's pushing the county a little different. Like reading is still pretty typical high crime rate high poverty rates so despite the shared sense of economic hardship the residents in -- counties geographic trip three. Really see their struggles as very different from readiness. And the sort of split us vs them urban vs suburban is actually a theme that we see a lot in this election.

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