Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina is Watauga County, home to Appalachian State University and a politically and ideologically diverse population. Having voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 and President Obama in 2008, the voters of Watauga, many of whom are unaffiliated, have made the county a bellwether in the Tar Heel state. Ali Rizvi McClatchy
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina is Watauga County, home to Appalachian State University and a politically and ideologically diverse population. Having voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 and President Obama in 2008, the voters of Watauga, many of whom are unaffiliated, have made the county a bellwether in the Tar Heel state. Ali Rizvi McClatchy

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