The smallest state in America could cause the biggest upset to Democrats in the 2020 midterm elections.
Allan Fung, a self-professed middle-of-the-road Republican, is showing a comfortable lead in polls over six Democrats in his bid for Rhode Island’s second district Congressional seat in Washington DC.
While he is hardly the only moderate Republican showing some promise in flipping a Democrat seat in the mid-term elections, his popularity in progressive New England is unprecedented and seen as a potential omen of what’s to come nationally.
“The possibility of a Republican in Rhode Island winning a congressional seat could have national implications in similar districts,” said David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center….


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