Greg Smith

Trump broke through in this patch of Democratic Colorado. Here's what voters say about his first 100 days

Trump broke through in this patch of Democratic Colorado. Here's what voters say about his first 100 days

Pueblo County has long been one of Colorado’s Democratic strongholds, but Donald Trump won in November, becoming the first Republican to carry the blue-collar bastion since President Nixon in 1972.

His victory was narrow, 390 votes out of nearly 79,000 cast.

But the political dynamic — economic anxiety, personal aggrievement and a sense of being forgotten by Washington and its political establishment — reflect the larger forces that helped land Trump in the White House.

As the 100-day benchmark neared, Pueblo voters assessed his performance so far.


(Matthew Staver / For The Times)

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