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A turning tide? Public is not opening its pocketbooks to Democrats in the statehouse races

Has the failure of the blue states finally bit the Democrats on the butt?

We all know that President Trump is struggling in the polls.  But campaign finance figures for statehouse races like these suggest plenty of trouble for Democrats.

According to Breitbart’s Matt Boyle:

Americans significantly decreased contributions to Democrats running for state legislature seats in the second quarter as the Democrat Party has turned hard left, fundraising information announced this week shows.

The lackluster performance by Democrats at the state level could have broader national implications. First off, state-level political trends sometimes forecast later looming national trends — “from the State House to the White House,” the saying goes.

But more importantly, the state legislatures elected this year will handle redistricting next year heading into the 2022 cycle — influencing the direction of and perhaps control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the next decade.

The drop-off in Democrat Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) fundraising — which has Democrats $20 million shy of their stated cycle-long goal of $50 million total — comes as their Republican counterparts nearly doubled the total raised by Democrats in the second quarter.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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