“Winning? I don’t get a sense that we are winning,” said Bart Colwell, the president of the Terre Haute Savings Bank, who described himself as a Republican but declined to say whom he voted for in November. “I think his tone is pretty negative. His tone would not be a tone that most people in leadership would use.”
Many voters believe Trump's approach and style of government is too negative for their tastes.
“He can’t keep his mouth shut,” said Jim Hunter, an insurance agent who voted for Mr. Trump. “He is berating his own party. He needs every Republican vote on taxes. I wish that Twitter stuff would all just stop. I don’t even like to see him on TV.” He added, “I would have serious reservations about voting for him again.”
Vigo County is considered a bellwether for the United States.
Vigo almost always gets it right, having voted against the winning presidential candidate only twice in more than a century — picking Adlai Stevenson in 1952 and William Jennings Bryan in 1908.