Tag Archives: Cook Political Report

Nonpartisan Handicapper Moves Texas To Toss-Up

Just in from the Cook Political Report: Less than a week out from Election Day and President Donald Trump is playing catch-up. In 2016, he won 30 states (and Maine’s 2nd Congressional District) and their 306 electoral votes. Today, just 20 states, worth 125 electoral votes, are safely in his column. Former Vice President Joe Biden is holding 24 states …

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Handicapper Shifts 11 US House Races Toward Dems

ABC News reports: The Cook Political Report on Wednesday updated its analyses of a dozen House races, shifting all but one more in favor of Democrats as the party looks to expand its majority in the chamber. Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) saw her race against Republican Esther Joy King shift from “like Democratic” to “lean Democratic,” the lone advancement …

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Handicapper Moves Arizona To “Lean Democrat”

From the Cook Political Report: Trump and Biden are essentially tied in Florida (Trump 42%, Biden’s 43%) and NC (Trump 43%, Biden 45%). However, in Arizona, Biden has opened up a more substantial lead (Biden 45%, Trump 40%). Arizona is geographically large, but its population is concentrated in Maricopa County (Phoenix). About two-thirds of the vote comes from Maricopa. Voters …

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Forecaster Moves FL From Toss Up To Lean Democrat

From the nonpartisan Cook Political Report: Given its track record in presidential campaigns over the last 20 years, it’s hard to think of Florida as anything other than a Toss Up. Since 2000, the winner of the state has never carried it by more than 5 points. In fact, in four of the last five presidential elections, the winner squeaked …

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