12 million very concerning reasons that the GOP should be worried

If you are a member of the GOP, these numbers should be very concerning for you. The Democratic party is doing a much better job of registering voters than the Republican party. In States that require that you register a party preference, and there are 31 of them, the Democrats are far ahead. The number is 12 million more than the GOP. That is a highly significant number and puts the Democrats at a great advantage. You can see that the Republicans have their work cut out for them.

As Written and Reported By Paul Bedard for the Washington Examiner:

Democrats hold a massive voter lead in states that require party registration, a gap of 12 million that could be key to whether the party takes control of the House and Senate in the fall midterm congressional elections, according to a new analysis.

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Overall, 40 percent of voters in 31 party registration states are Democrats, 29 percent are Republicans, and 28 percent are independents, according to a new report of July numbers from the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. The states include several with key battles over House seats such as California, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania.

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The lead is significant, said Rhodes Cook’s analysis in Center Director Larry Sabato’s “Crystal Ball”newsletter, because in the past presidential election the majority party in 24 of the 31 states won, especially among Republican states.

In 2016, Trump won 11 of 12 majority Republican states, and took six of 19 Democratic states, said the analysis.

In 2016, Trump won 11 of 12 majority Republican states, and took six of 19 Democratic states, said the analysis.


Of note, some of the states with registered Democrat advantages, like Louisiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia, have been functionally Republican at the presidential level for at least 15 years, said Kyle Kondik, the managing editor of the…..


2018: Democrats lead GOP by 12 million registered voters, 40% D, 29% R, 28% I


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