ELEC­TIONS

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Pres­i­dent don­ald Trump has dis­missed, as “fake,” polls that sug­gest he is deeply un­pop­u­lar. That will now be harder. Vot­ers in state and lo­cal elec­tions in sev­eral states de­liv­ered an un­mis­tak­able re­pu­di­a­tion of the pres­i­dent with a se­ries of sweep­ing demo­cratic tri­umphs that sug­gest Trump and his repub­li­cans are in se­ri­ous elec­toral dan­ger.

democrats won races for gover­nor. democrats won races for state leg­is­la­ture. democrats won races for mayor. democrats won a ref­er­en­dum on health in­sur­ance.

Trans democrats won. Bland democrats won. Black democrats won. Latina democrats won. even an hon­est-to-good­ness demo­cratic so­cial­ist won.

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