#TIA – You knew that Democrats recaptured control of the House. That leftward shift can be attributed to the suburbs.
Democrats will have control of the U.S. House once again beginning in January, thanks, in large part, to their performance in America’s suburbs.
Of the 41 congressional districts that Democrats turned from red to blue this election, 38 were suburban, according to an analysis by The New York Times. (Democrats may pick up one to two more seats, once all votes are counted and elections are certified.)
But more granular than congressional districts overall are the counties that compose them. We mapped the percentage of House ballots cast for the party that received the most votes in each suburban county, and we looked at how that compared with 2016.
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