Thursday, November 19, 2015

Percentage of U.S. House seats likely to be in play in 2016: 14%

Why House Freedom Caucus is so hard to budge.  (The Christian Science Monitor, 11/18/2015)
In truth, a growing polarization in American politics, coupled with ​gerrymandering on both sides of the aisle​,​ has made most districts safe. Only perhaps 60 of 435 House seats will be truly in play when the 2016 general election rolls around, says Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball, a political website run by the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.

Source:  Wikipedia

NC-12 is #1 on this list.

Source:  Wikipedia

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