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Fri Jul 19, 2019, 10:46 PM

Democrats take aim at GOP majority in Georgia House, no easy task

With Georgia as a battleground in next year’s elections, Democrats see an opening to break up Republicans’ control of state government by taking over the state House of Representatives.

It won’t be easy.

While Democrats have gained ground in the past two election years, they remain 16 House seats short of becoming the majority. Republicans held a 105-75 advantage this year.

To flip the House, Democrats would need to close significant margins with Republicans, according to a review of election results by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Democrats are targeting the 16 seats where a Republican won with less than 58% of the vote last year. In addition, Democrats couldn’t afford to lose many of the 11 House seats they picked up last year, including some in Republican-leaning districts.

Read more: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/democrats-take-aim-gop-majority-georgia-house-easy-task/pmQoHJ3FEc6gJOmom5L8qK/
(Atlanta Journal Constitution)

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Fri Jul 19, 2019, 11:00 PM

1. It would be nice if FL Democrats were strong and competent enough to do the same.

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Sat Jul 20, 2019, 08:14 AM

2. We are trying to flip the Texas House

We need 9 seats

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