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nkpolitics1212

(8,617 posts)
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 10:58 PM Jun 2017

Governorships and State legislatures-Democrats need to regain control of in the near future.

Colorado State Senate
Connecticut State Senate
Florida Governorship(Graham-D or Gillum-D)
Georgia Governorship(Abrams-D or Evans-D)
Illinois Governorship (Biss-D,Kennedy-D,or Pritzler-D)
Iowa Governorship and State Senate
Maine Governorship and State Senate
Maryland Governorship- Democratic Governor of MD and Democratic controlled State Legislature can redraw US House Districts in MD to make the delegation entirely Democratic. Turn MD-1 into a Democratic leaning district without endangering MD-2,MD-3,MD-5,and MD-8.
Michigan Governorship (Whitmer-D)
Minnesota State Senate
Nevada Governorship (Ford-D,Marshall-D,Miller-D or Sisolak-D)
New Hampshire Governorship(Marchand-D) and State Senate
New Jersey Governorship(Murphy-D)
New Mexico Governorship (Lujan Grisham-D)
New York State Senate
Ohio Governorship (Sutton-D)
Texas State Senate
Virginia State Senate
Washington State Senate
Wisconsin Governorship and State Senate

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Governorships and State legislatures-Democrats need to regain control of in the near future. (Original Post) nkpolitics1212 Jun 2017 OP
agreed gopiscrap Jun 2017 #1
I agree, Democrats knows how to govern, we know how to write bills and we follow through Thinkingabout Jun 2017 #2
Politics is local angrychair Jun 2017 #3
2020 Census will be crucial madville Jun 2017 #4
2022 will be the first election with the new seats, if the redistricting CK_John Jun 2017 #5
Population growth is a single edged sword for republicans. Blue_true Jun 2017 #6
They hold a record number of elected offices madville Jun 2017 #8
But in places with large population they do not crazycatlady Jul 2017 #9
Change starts at the local level! Initech Jun 2017 #7

Thinkingabout

(30,058 posts)
2. I agree, Democrats knows how to govern, we know how to write bills and we follow through
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 11:02 PM
Jun 2017

on maintaining our nation.

angrychair

(8,870 posts)
3. Politics is local
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 11:26 PM
Jun 2017

Control state legislatures, you control the voting districts, you have the most influence to shape public policy to do the most good for people in their daily lives.

madville

(7,413 posts)
4. 2020 Census will be crucial
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 11:26 PM
Jun 2017

More congressional seats will shift to Southeastern states and if their legislatures are still Republican it will make getting the House back even harder

CK_John

(10,005 posts)
5. 2022 will be the first election with the new seats, if the redistricting
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 11:33 PM
Jun 2017

doesn't end up in federal court.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
6. Population growth is a single edged sword for republicans.
Fri Jun 30, 2017, 11:34 PM
Jun 2017

The reason why they obstruct voting rights for some people is it is becoming harder and harder for them to win otherwise. Our game should be in voter registration and education. Get people registered and educate them on how to check their registration on a regular basis.

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