Prospects for 2022 victory are usually not wanting optimistic for the Democratic Party. Indeed, polling and betting markets recommend President Joe Biden’s occasion is ready for a sound drubbing in the midterm elections. Some have speculated that Democrat management of the House of Representatives will quickly be coming to an finish, and if the Republicans play their playing cards proper, they could simply retake the Senate as effectively. But Congress just isn’t the solely concern about which Democrats needs to be anxious.
Cook Report Predicts Pain for Democrats
On Friday, Dec. 3, the nonpartisan Cook Political Report moved eight vital gubernatorial races towards Republicans as the Democratic Party continues to scramble for a method to stop a major defeat in subsequent yr’s elections. The Daily Caller reported:
“Ratings in Michigan, Wisconsin and Nevada, three pivotal battleground states, shifted from ‘Lean Democratic’ to ‘Toss Up.’ Each has a first-term Democratic incumbent — Govs. Gretchen Whitmer, Tony Evers and Steve Sisolak, respectively — fighting to win reelection in a state that President Joe Biden won by fewer than four points in 2020.
“Other states that saw changes were Maine, New Mexico, Oregon, Iowa and South Carolina. While Democrats remain favorites in the first three, Cook noted, the ratings in Iowa and South Carolina both moved from ‘Likely Republican’ to ‘Solid Republican.’”
The report continued, noting that Republicans have moved right into a extra favorable place in gubernatorial elections. From T…