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Thu Nov 7, 2019, 07:10 PM

Democrats lost twice as many state legislature seats under Obama than the GOP have under Trump


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Reply Democrats lost twice as many state legislature seats under Obama than the GOP have under Trump (Original post)
rh24 Nov 7 OP
orson Nov 7 #1
Solesurvivor Nov 7 #2
rh24 Nov 8 #5
rh24 Nov 7 #4
jh4freedom Nov 7 #3

Response to rh24 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 07:19 PM

1. I was wondering about this

I don't know that i trust ari's numbers. He was mainly known as a liar.

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Response to orson (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 08:37 PM

2. Then do your own research then.

I know as a liberal you want everything handed to you but if you don't believe his facts then look them up.

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Response to Solesurvivor (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 08:25 AM

5. The lack of substantive responses to this stat says a lot.

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Response to orson (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 11:20 PM

4. Then prove him wrong

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Response to rh24 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 08:55 PM

3. Luckily for us Dems things are now swinging back toward equal

Partisan composition of state legislatures

The partisan composition of state legislatures refers to which political party holds the majority of seats in the State Senate and State House. Altogether, there are 1,972 state senators and 5,411 state representatives.

The breakdown of chamber control after the November 2018 election was as follows:
Democratic Party 37 chambers
Republican Party 61 chambers
Democratic Party Republican Party 1 chamber with power sharing between the parties

The breakdown of chamber control prior to the November 2018 election was as follows:
Democratic Party 32 chambers
Republican Party 67 chambers

As of today with 2 new 2019 Democratic wins in Virginia:
Democratic Party 39 chambers
Republican Party 59 chambers
One chamber (Alaska House) was sharing power between two parties.
https://ballotpedia.org/Partisan_composition_of_state_legislatures

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