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Increased Democratic Support?

Ok. This is great news for federal races & national issues. But how does this translate down the ticket?

What we’ve seen in rural counties is that the support for democratic candidates in state level (think Assembly & Senate) races and down the ticket drops drastically. Why is that?

This is what Rural Majority is hyper-focused on. How can democrats be competitive in down ballot races that are not tied to the hip of national policy?


FiveThirtyEight, how does this kind of data relate to State Assembly/House and State Senate races across the country?


https://www.brookings.edu/research/a-vast-majority-of-counties-showed-increased-democratic-support-in-2018-house-election/?fbclid=IwAR3PMgwNvNNgA7VMybf5R017WWhqG4DmX4KC3fb_8CB2i1Vvx3ZHOOFEDg8

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