What They’re Saying: Fueled by the DLCC, State Democrats Buck National Trends, Flip and Defend Key Chambers And Make History

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WASHINGTON — Democrats scored historic victories in key state legislative races, bucking midterm trends to flip the Michigan and Minnesota legislatures red to blue while defending Democratic majorities in states like Colorado, Nevada, Maine and New Mexico. News from across the country is pouring in to note how historic it was for Democrats to take back power in state legislatures despite a challenging midterm political environment. Democratic gains in state legislatures are on track to have the most substantial wins for the party of the midterm cycle.

See what they’re saying:

MSNBC: MSNBC’s Symone Sanders: State Legislative Election Results A “Testament” To The “Laser-Focus From Jessica Post And Her Team On The Statehouses”

Governing: Democrats Defy the Odds to Score Gains in Legislatures

Daily Beast: How Abortion Saved Democrats at the State Level

POLITICO: Democrats take legislatures in Michigan, Minnesota and eye Pennsylvania

Associated Press: Democrats buck midterm history to win control of 4 states

U.S. News & World Report: The Blue Surge and a Red Fizzle in State Legislatures

The Hill: Here are the states where Democrats won full government control on election night

Pluribus News: In a hole since 2010, state Dems begin digging out

Center Square Michigan: Election 2022: Michigan Democrats score political trifecta

Dallas Morning News: Red wave fizzled, as midterms force reassessment of Biden and Trump

MSN: The Democratic Party will control the Michigan state senate for the first time in 40 years.

CNBC: Democrats make big gains in state legislatures after beating expectations

Axios: Democrats make quiet history with state-level gains

The 19th: How abortion and investment propelled Democrats to turn the tide in state legislatures

The Week: Democrats did unexpectedly well in state legislatures, losing zero chambers in a historical anomaly

Fox News: Midterm election trifectas: Democrats won full government control in these states

CBS News: Democrats see successes in battles for state legislatures

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