Published on 15th February 2017 by

What do Trump’s economic promises to the farming industry mean to voters in California’s Central Valley?

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One in five jobs in the region are connected to agriculture, while water has been in short supply — and most counties voted red in this otherwise blue state. One farmer says, “I think everybody, including myself, was shocked that he was elected, but I voted for Donald Trump because he does give us a better chance of getting things back on track.”

For more, explore the full “Betting on Trump” series from FRONTLINE, Marketplace and PBS NewsHour:
Betting on Trump: Coal (West Virginia)
Betting on Trump: Jobs (Erie, Pennsylvania)


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