Long before the polls close, 29 nominees for open seats are all but certain to win and they could end up as half or more of the House’s Class of 2016. CQ Roll Call’s senior editor David Hawkings and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim examine the newcomers and explain how demographics assure more diversity on Capitol Hill next year.
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Partisan maps make 29 open seat candidates surefire House frosh. What their diversity sez about the 2017 House look: https://t.co/hmSx4ByqoS— David Hawkings (@davidhawkings) October 25, 2016
Deeper dive after 3 days of early/mail voting: In GOP house districts, key leg races, Ds have big turnout leads.https://t.co/1pS7nvPBhm — Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) October 25, 2016