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Resistance Report: Democrats win a key local race — is the turnout a sign of things to come?

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Resistance Report: Democrats win a key local race — is the turnout a sign of things to come?On Saturday, Democrat Stephanie Hansen won a special election for a key state senate seat in Delaware, ensuring that her party controls the upper legislative chamber. Now, a Democrat winning a Democratic-leaning state senate district wouldn’t normally be all that newsworthy, but given that the Democrats’ first step toward rebuilding nationwide involves an urgent need to stop losing ground, a heavily contested win that maintains the status quo is being seen by those looking for signs of revival as a green shoot after a long winter. The Delaware state senate majority has been held Democrats for 44 years, and if Hansen had lost, Republicans would have picked up another chamber in their ongoing sweep of state legislative bodies.

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