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In short, the electorate is changing thanks to demographics, Republican flight and Democratic outreach.
Because of the county’s sheer size and liberal-leaning electorate, the new ballots caused statewide margins to shift suddenly in Democrats’ favor.
Data from the Pew Research Center show that, since 1994, the density of Democrats in the electorate has held fairly steady while the density of Republicans has dropped.
Of course, to the extent that this was a political calculation, Hawley wasn’t necessarily trying to appeal to the broader electorate, as much as building a base within the GOP.
Her public profile was built on her dazzling verbal pugilism as she expressed the skepticism and frustration of an electorate that was tired of an administration that seemed intent on skirting the truth.
That probably made the runoff electorate look more like the general-election electorate than it does in a typical runoff, which may help explain why Democrats gained ground rather than lost it.
Second, Georgia is undergoing a bit more demographic change than North Carolina, with its electorate going from 37 percent people of color in 2010 to 42 percent in 2018.
Now, it’s impossible to know in advance whether an older electorate will, in fact, prove more Republican-leaning.
The new Democratic administration will have to face an electorate many of whom will not believe what they say.
Stacey Abrams has taught Democrats that if you expand and shift the electorate, the right candidates can capitalize on new opportunities.