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Welcome To The Town That Always Votes For White House Winner

The town in Indiana of Terre Haute is a mix of organized labor and university students, traditional values and growing immigrant communities. It has picked the president the last 15 elections.

The middle lane, Terre Haute, Indiana
The middle lane, Terre Haute, Indiana
Lucie Robequain

TERRE HAUTE For the past 60 years, this town of 60,000 residents in the Midwestern state of Indiana has always voted for the winner of the U.S. presidential election.

Don Campbell, a New York-based journalist, deemed the situation exceptional enough to dedicate one-and-a-half years of his life to make a documentary about the town's bellwether status. Terre Haute, founded by French explorers in the early 18th century, lies on an immense stretch of land filled with corn fields.

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