CBN — Job creation and rising energy prices are big issues in this year’s presidential elections. A major battleground will be the top coal-producing states, where 182 electoral votes are on the line.
Now as the November elections approach, the Obama administration’s stance on coal could present a challenge.
In 2008, President Obama won the vote of coal-producing states. This November, voters in coal country say all party ties are being set aside.
“Enough’s, enough,” Karla May, Democratic state representative of the 84th District in Kentucky, declared. “We want change, we’re going to have change. We’re going have change in November.”
It’s the rallying cry spreading throughout coal country.
“I am a registered Democrat,” West Virginia voter Brandon Sammons said. “But I am for coal and by that being said I am against Barak Obama.”
Mingo County, W.Va., is what many people call the heart of the Obama opposition movement.Continue Reading on www.cbn.com