(3 Nov 2020) Voters headed to the polls today in Kenosha, Wisconsin, two months after racial injustice protests that could be critical to the outcome of the presidential election in Wisconsin and other battleground states.
For President Donald Trump and his law-and-order campaign, protests that skidded into violence show that only he can keep such unrest from spreading.
But for African Americans, racial minorities and many Democrats, the killings of Black people by police officers, which set off most of the demonstrations, show that America is in desperate need of change.
Steelworker Jason Beck voted for Trump in 2016, but says that was a mistake. He voted for Joe Biden today. “The biggest turnoff for me was the whole issue with the riots, said Beck, “and how he just kept supporting everybody, saying they’re patriots.”
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