BONUS.) Earlier 2019 Wins
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The Republican Party didn't just win a few elections this past Tuesday, it also has prevailed in hard-fought contests throughout 2019.
In Louisiana, Republicans secured a supermajority in the State Senate and came within seven seats of doing so in the State House. GOP candidates running against Governor John Bel Edwards (D) won 52 percent of the vote combined, giving the Republican nominee a strong chance at winning the November 16 runoff.
If the GOP secures a trifecta, it would control all levers of power in Baton Rouge during the next round of redistricting.
In North Carolina, the GOP took home another big win as Dan Bishop prevailed in a highly contested special election to represent North Carolina's suburban 9th District.
Arguably the most surprising conservative victory this year came in Arizona where voters in the liberal city of Tucson rejected becoming a sanctuary city by a significant margin. You can read more about it here.
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