September 16, 2010

THE FURTHER DOWNTICKET YOU ARE THE MORE INFLUENTIAL THE TIDE:

Republican report increases number of state houses up for grabs: The latest to join the list is the Illinois House. Both the GOP and Democratic Party are monitoring such races because states will redraw congressional district boundaries. (Tom Hamburger, September 16, 2010, Chicago Tribune)

A bullish report from the Republican State Leadership Committee released Thursday adds Illinois to the list of Democrat-controlled state houses in play this election season.

The report increases the number of expected Republican pick-ups to six legislative chambers — adding the North Carolina and Michigan houses, with at least 11 other Democrat-controlled chambers solidly in play.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at September 16, 2010 5:06 PM
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