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Swing Voters

  1. early and often
    Will the Unrest in Philadelphia Affect How Pennsylvanians Vote?Strategists and organizers in both parties are thinking hard about the question as election day draws near in a crucial swing state.
  2. vision 2020
    How Biden Is Trying to Reach Trump-Weary RepublicansThe Biden camp is looking for the right help to swing exasperated conservatives and nose-holding Trump voters.
  3. vision 2020
    Can Democrats Overthrow the Tyranny of Swing Voters?Sacrificing party principles to their demands can be self-defeating.
  4. vision 2020
    ‘Checks and Balances’ Voters Could Reelect TrumpVoters who oscillate between the two parties may produce the very abuses of power they claim to fear.
  5. vision 2020
    Will Progressive Democrats ‘Move to the Center’ When Facing Trump?There are different ways to skin the swing-voter cat, but Democratic primary voters must pick a general-election strategy along with a nominee.
  6. vision 2020
    How Swing Voters Are Thinking About 2020For many swing voters, the choice isn’t between major parties, but between voting and staying home. Convincing them voting matters could be crucial.
  7. vision 2020
    Trump’s Racism Is Pushing Away the Voters He Needs in 2020Trump needs to placate voters who love his economic record but can’t stand his conduct. He doesn’t seem to care.
  8. vision 2020
    Trump Is Helping Democrats Mobilize Against HimBase mobilization strategies tend to reach a point of diminishing returns. It’s unclear if Trump understands that, but persuasion’s not his thing.
  9. vision 2020
    Democrats Don’t Have to Choose Between Base and Swing VotersThose who oppose paying some attention to white working-class voters are asking the party to make a false choice.
  10. vision 2020
    What Do Democrats Mean by ‘Electability’?Some think centrists are more electable, and some think it’s progressives, minority candidates, or those good at telling “narratives.”
  11. 2018 midterms
    Trump’s Base-Pandering May Be Hurting Republicans in Swing DistrictsIn suburban Republican-held districts won by Clinton, there just aren’t enough MAGA fans to overcome swing-voter disdain for Trump.
  12. White Non-Evangelical Working-Class Women Could Be 2018’s Key Swing VotersGender, class and religious outlook are pulling one swing voter category away from the GOP.
  13. Campaign on Taxes or Culture War? GOP, Trump Divided on Midterm MessageRepublicans are vulnerable in different kinds of districts, some where Trump’s rhetoric is attractive and others where it’s toxic.
  14. Trump Being Trump Seems to Make Him Less PopularThe GOP has an unusually acute problem in mobilizing a party base that glories in Trumpian outrages, without frightening the rest of the country.
  15. There May Not Be As Many ‘Trump Democrats’ As Previously ImaginedThe obsession with “Obama-Trump voters” showing the fatal Democratic weakness in 2016 may be based on imaginary party-switchers voting GOP as usual.