4.) Maine

  • 09/17/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
4.) Maine
By Back2reality07 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

In 1936, Maine was one of two states in the Union that voted against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Between then and 1988, Maine developed a reputation as a bellwether, but in the modern political era, it has been reliably blue.

Still, President Trump's appeal to blue-collar Democrats there enabled him to win one of its two electoral votes and remain competitive statewide.

New voter data compiled by the president's re-election effort has his staff convinced it remains in play and already investing in a robust ground game.
 
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