Simone Rosenberg, Founder and President of NDN, is a frequent speaker at New Leaders Council Conferences and supporter of NLC. Here Simon discusses the GOP, the outcome of this year's midterm election, and the need for our system to change.
"A Wake Up Call For Democrats" - Simon's 2014 Post-Election MemoSubmitted by Simon Rosenberg on 11/7/14
The Republicans Are a Far Stronger National Party Today
Next year, the Republicans will have their largest House majority since 1929, 53-54 Senators, control of 32 governorships and 66 of the 99 state legislative chambers. 22 states now have Republicans in control of the Governor’s mansion and in both houses of the legislature. Their very successful redistricting efforts of a few years ago also give them advantages in the ways lines are drawn for Federal and state legislative races that will not be easily reversed until after the next redistricting. This is a formidable achievement by the Republicans in recent years.
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