Does Blue Wave Threaten Once-Safe Districts?

Democrats hold a 4-point advantage in dozens of battleground House districts, many of which are held by Republicans heading into next month’s midterm elections, according to a poll released Monday.

A Washington Post–Schar School poll of likely voters found that voters in 69 battleground districts support the Democratic nominee, while 46 percent back their Republican nominee. Of the 69 districts, 63 are currently GOP-held.

The poll focused on districts that as of Aug. 24 were rated as either “toss-ups” or leaning toward one party by the Cook Political Report or identified by the Post as competitive.

Women strongly support Democrats in those districts, with 54 percent backing that party’s candidate and 40 percent supporting the Republican, according to the poll.

Read more at The Hill.

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