The GOP Is Becoming a Regional Party

They're still strong in the south, but are getting wiped out in the rest of the country.


My Thomas Jefferson Street colleague Jack Farrell makes a great point about demographic trends killing the GOP. Read his post and consider these additional points: The electoral map shows a GOP focused in the South with, likely, the Texas-North Dakota belt bisecting the nation. And consider that Rep. Chris Shays, the last House Republican standing in New England, fell this evening. The GOP is looking increasingly like a regional party.

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