The political winds that when favored Republicans in the approaching midterm elections appear to have shifted within the Democrats’ favor, but in the hunt for the House, geography could also be destiny. Many congressional district lines were redrawn this 12 months to favor one party or the opposite a lot that even a hurricane-force gale cannot overcome the brand new built-in biases.
Within the few seats where Democrats can go on the offensive, they’re homing in on abortion as a voting issue. Republicans are maintaining a concentrate on the economy while also campaigning on worries about crime in suburban and exurban districts around Seattle, Portland, Cincinnati and Cleveland. Also they are attempting to use a surge of migration to expand their territory in border districts in Texas and Recent Mexico.