Biden’s 2020 electoral map was in the end a reasonably good one for Democrats. Whereas a number of states might have been nearer than Democrats would have preferred, Biden gained again the “blue wall” states within the Higher Midwest and expanded Democrats’ map within the Solar Belt. He additionally gained a document breaking 80 million votes nationally. Democrats down-ballot can’t fairly say the identical, although. On this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the challenges that the occasion confronted in Home, Senate and state legislature races. In addition they ask whether or not it was a superb use of polling to survey preferences for the 2024 Republican main earlier than Trump has even left the White Home.
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