Sweeping GOP state legislature wins ensure redistricting control, cast doubt on Biden victory claims
As J.R, Dunn quipped a couple of hours ago, “This is the first coattail election with no coat.” President Trump drew a vast number of his supporters to the polls, and they paid attention to down-ballot races. How odd that the suspicious Biden votes that keep getting discovered didn’t include state legislative races and dogcatcher votes (in their haste?)
The Washington Examiner realizes what a big loss the Democrats suffered (except for those late-discovered Biden votes):
Democrats had been hoping their landslide victory would hand them power in a number of new state legislative chambers.
A for the US Congress, despite far more Senate GOP incumbents up for re-election, it appears the GOP will hold onto a majority. On Twitter, lots of people noticed the missing blue wave:
What's wrong with this picture?— james mccomb (@denver_mccomb) November 6, 2020
Georgia voters re-elected a very conservative Republican Senator with a 100,000 vote margin of victory.
And then turned around and voted for Joe Biden? I don't believe that for a heartbeat.
Of course. Didn't make any gains in the Senate, lost seats in the House, but Joe had a record turnout!— Jim Kaldem (@jimkaldem) November 6, 2020
This is an important question to answer.— Luke Rudkowski (@Lukewearechange) November 5, 2020
"Why Does Biden Have So Many More Votes Than Democrat Senators In Swing States?"https://t.co/Stml3FscW3
So the official narrative is that despite Trump outperforming his 2016 numbers everywhere in PA, the inner cities were more fired up to turn out for a cadaver than they were when Obama was elected president. Okay sure.— Jordan Schachtel (@JordanSchachtel) November 5, 2020
image credit: Twitter screengrab