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WaPo: Early Voting Offers Encouragement to Democrats

by Lisa Mathias

Karen Tumulty’s recent article for the Washington Post revealed that high numbers of Democrat voters have turned out for early voting, similarly to what happened in 2006, when Democrats took control of the House and Senate. David Winston states that the group that will determine which direction the election turns, however, is Independents:

“In 1994, there was a flip to the Republicans. In 2006, there was a flip to the Democrats,” said pollster David Winston, who advises House Republicans. “Both of these flips were driven by independents, and that’s likely to be the case here, if it occurs.”

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