Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

How Trump Is Turning the Iowa Suburbs Into MAGA Country<!-- wp:html --><p>Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty</p> <p>INDIANOLA, Iowa—When the Iowa caucus results come in Monday night, <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/donald-j-trump">Donald Trump</a> could be thanking the <a href="https://www.politico.com/news/2024/01/14/trump-consolidates-evangelical-vote-iowa-00135556">evangelical conservatives</a> who detested him in 2016—and now worship him in 2024—for crowning him with a <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/01/13/trump-iowa-caucuses-republican-records/">historic margin of victory</a>.</p> <p>But there’s another constituency in the state that may also be key to handing Trump his third consecutive GOP nomination and a potential second term.</p> <p>Ever since Trump came to rule the Republican Party, suburbanites have been among the most MAGA-skeptical demographics, coming out to vote in <a href="https://abcnews.go.com/538/high-suburban-turnout-new-norm/story?id=105792075">increasingly strong numbers</a> and <a href="https://www.vox.com/politics/23955909/election-results-2023-abortion-republicans-suburban-vote">helping Democrats in multiple elections</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-trump-is-turning-the-iowa-suburbs-into-maga-country">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty

INDIANOLA, Iowa—When the Iowa caucus results come in Monday night, Donald Trump could be thanking the evangelical conservatives who detested him in 2016—and now worship him in 2024—for crowning him with a historic margin of victory.

But there’s another constituency in the state that may also be key to handing Trump his third consecutive GOP nomination and a potential second term.

Ever since Trump came to rule the Republican Party, suburbanites have been among the most MAGA-skeptical demographics, coming out to vote in increasingly strong numbers and helping Democrats in multiple elections.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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