These Democrats flipped House in 2018. 2022 will be harder

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The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – Election Day in 2018 saw Democrats flip more than 40 seats to regain the House majority.

Anxiety over Donald Trump’s presidency was a major reason for the strong Democratic showing.

But those Democrats elected four years ago are campaigning in a much different political environment this year, with Trump out of office and voters concerned about the economy and crime.

Plus, many districts that were once competitive have been redrawn by Republican-dominated state legislatures to become more friendly to the GOP.

Those changes are leaving several Democrats in the Class of 2018 facing tough reelections.

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10/18/2022 11:22:56 AM (GMT -5:00)

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