This year, Democratic parties across the country grow and rebuild after Republican shellacking in 2010, 2014, 2016. Yet in Georgia, Democrats have yet to score a victory in recent special elections following defeat in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District and a loss in State Senate District 22.
On Oct. 3rd we have an excellent shot at winning Albuquerque, New Mexico’s mayoral seat with Democratic State Auditor Tim Keller.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania is known for its rolling fields and farmers markets. It’s also known for being just another one of the Republican controlled rural areas of Pennsylvania. Lancaster happens to be a part of the extremely gerrymandered PA-16 congressional district; a district that notoriously went for Trump in the 2016 presidential election 51.03% - 44.22%. As well as a congressional district that has been under Republican congressional control since 1945.
Past Tuesday’s [7/25/2017] election results in New Hampshire’s 16th senate district are not only a signal of where Democrats are nationally but also offer a look into Manchester municipal elections. Come November, our 2015 nominee Joyce Craig will take on Incumbent Mayor Ted Gatsas. So far, five of Manchester’s 12 wards have had special elections and with this data, we can get an idea of where the vote is shifting.