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KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE
– In addition to usually facing midterm headwinds in federal races, the presidential party also often struggles in state legislative races in those years.
– However, Republicans have already made such impressive state legislative gains over the past dozen years that they do not have a ton of Democratic-held chambers to target.
–Republicans could plausibly flip chambers in states like Maine and Minnesota, while a better redistricting map could help Democrats in Michigan, a key battleground.