First Time Voter: Stories from a Swing State

Talitha Brauer
Apr 7, 2016 · 2 min read
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Kaitlynn P, age 20, lives in Greenville, Ohio, 33 miles away from her hometown. She voted for Trump.

“We were out late last night dancing, got about three hours sleep. We got a ride to Dayton and had to take a bus to get to the rally. We didn’t make it in, we were ten minutes late. We saw Trump board the plane, that was pretty cool.

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I hear a lot about Trump and I don’t like the other presidential candidates right now. They say something, but they don’t do it.

If Trump becomes president, we’ll see if he can do it.”

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This story is part 5 of a photographic exploration of ordinary Americans and their reasons for supporting a controversial candidate.

< < Part 4< < ………………………… >> Part 6 > >

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