Life Expectancy Lower for Trump Voters

Throughout the 2016 campaign President-elect Donald Trump reached out to voters who felt the system didn’t work for them. They were crucial to his November victory.

But the challenges those voters face is about more than just economics and government policy, it cuts all the way to the physical health of their communities.

People who live in Trump’s most supportive communities feel they are not as healthy as the nation as a whole and people in their communities are more likely to die from a drug or alcohol overdose, according to data from the Gallup and the Centers for Disease Control analyzed by the American Communities Project. CONT.

Dante Chinni, NBC News