The political winds that when favored Republicans in the coming midterm elections seem to have shifted in the Democrats’ favor, however in the quest for the House, geography could also be future. Many congressional district strains have been redrawn this 12 months to favor one occasion or the different a lot that even a hurricane-force gale can not overcome the new built-in biases.
In the few seats the place Democrats can go on the offensive, they’re homing in on abortion as a voting difficulty. Republicans are sustaining a deal with the economic system whereas additionally campaigning on worries about crime in suburban and exurban districts round Seattle, Portland, Cincinnati and Cleveland. They are additionally making an attempt to make use of a surge of migration to increase their territory in border districts in Texas and New Mexico.