James Newton explains some of the key counties to watch in the 2020 elections that might flip for the first time in decades.
Author: James Newton
In recent elections, Dare County has shown tendencies to react negatively to culture war issues such as gay marriage despite leaning Republican.
To a casual observer of American politics, it might be confusing what constitutes a “battleground state” in a presidential election. For instance, in the most recent presidential election, a state might have voted one way by as much as double-digits, but pundits talk as if it might vote the other way in the next. Why would the state in question be treated as competitive?