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States With GOP Governors That Democrats Are Most Likely to Flip in Midterm

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2022
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Democrats appear poised to flip several governorships during the midterm with less than three months ahead of the November 8 elections.

Currently, Democrats hold governorships in 22 states, while Republican governors lead 28 states. Open races in states easily won by President Joe Biden in 2020—and abortion emerging as a key issue after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the case that guaranteed abortion-rights to women across the country—raises Democratic hopes of flipping the top office in several states despite a national environment favoring Republicans.

Recent polling shows Democrats...

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