I wouldn't start doing a victory dance just yet . . .
However . . . The conventional wisdom seems to offer more evidence that the abortion vote and the strength of single-issue voters remains formidable and give Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids a fighting chance.
We'd like to hear the other side of this argument that doesn't include racial slurs and unfunny hate crime jokes about native people . . . However . . . We're totally open to checking a few FUNNY hate crime jokes . . .
However, the news conversation and election info is just a bit more important . . .
The Kansas vote also may have buoyed the chances of the state's lone Democrat in Congress, Rep. Sharice Davids. Her Republican challenger, Amanda Adkins, supported the ballot referendum.
Davids defeated Adkins in 2020, but her 3rd District became more Republican after redistricting, and the November race is rated a Toss-up. Still, 67 percent of voters in the 3rd District voted against the referendum, according to data from the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. Kansas City Star political editor Bryan Lowry pointed out on Twitter that counties that voted “no” were not just concentrated in the more left-leaning suburbs, but also included rural counties where Democrats have struggled.
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Posted August 4, 2022 at 10:31am Democrats seeking to retain control of Congress are doubling down on the need for abortion rights after Kansas voters resoundingly defeated a ballot measure that would have made it easier for state lawmakers to restrict the procedure.