Democrats currently have a nine-seat lead in the State House. However, because every single seat is up for election every two years, things can change very quickly. If our crushing defeat in the 2016 election taught us nothing else, it’s that there are absolutely no guarantees.
The State Representatives elected in 2018 will be responsible for redistricting in 2020, which makes keeping the House crucial to protecting our state from Republican gerrymandering. Given the stakes, we must seize every possible opportunity to pick up seats.