There are a LOT of vulnerable Republican seats out there….
And pundits are beginning to give themselves wiggle room in their forecasts of a possible ‘Blue wave’…..
But here’s something that could overlooked ….
A majority of Educated woman voters are lost to the Republicans….
Along with 43 Republican seats now without an incumbent…
The women are fired up….Trump voters maybe buying into his idea that the their votes (Red Wave?) will overcome the Democrats like in his election….But he LOST the popular vote…And there are a LOT of House races that are ‘leans’ and toss ups’ for November….And more women vote then men….
Dave Wasserman, the Cook Political Report’s House analyst, says the most under-covered aspect of 2018 is that “a blue wave is obscuring a red exodus.” Republican House members are retiring at a startling clip — a trend that senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told me earlier this year was worrying her more than any other trend affecting the midterms.
What’s happening: There are 43 Republican seats now without an incumbent on the ballot. That’s more than one out of every six Republicans in the House — a record in at least a century, Wasserman says.
Labor Day is supposed to be the official start of general election season, but many of the top House and Senate races are well underway.
In fact, the campaign trail has been so busy that Inside Elections recently issued 32 race ratings changes, most in favor of the Democrat in the race….
Cook Political Report: “Democrats remain clear but not overwhelming House favorites. On the low end, it’s possible House control may not be decided until days after the election. It’s also possible a ‘Blue Wave’ could propel Democrats to historic gains, well past the 23 they need. Right now, Democrats appear poised to gain between 20 and 40 seats, with 25 to 35 the likeliest outcome.”…