That Blue Wave Keeps on Rolling!
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Democrats continue to rack up wins in the midterm elections as more races are called across the country.
In Maine, Democrat and Veteran Jared Golden beat Republican Bruce Poliquin flipping ME-02 red to blue leaving Senator Susan Collins of Maine as the lone GOP lawmaker in Congress from New England.
In New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District, Democrat Andy Kim beat Rep. Tom McArthur, a close Trump ally and one of the leading proponents of ACA repeal. Out of 12 seats in NJ, Democrats now hold 11.
Speaking of Democratic dominance, the OC is now blue. In a once unthinkable development, Democrats swept the four seats in the longtime Republican stronghold of Orange County, CA as Democrat Katie Porter beat Rep. Mimi Walters in CA-45, and as Democrat Gil Cisneros has taken the lead and is expected to beat Republican Young Kim in CA-39.
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The DCCC summed up the scope of Democratic congressional victories best:
- Democrats tore down the Orange Curtain (Orange Co. CA - Reagan & Nixon Country)
- Democrats won George H.W. Bush's Congressional seat (TX-07)
- Democrats won Newt Gingrich's Congressional seat (GA-06)
- Democrats won Denny Hastert's Congressional seat (IL-14)
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