2020 was the safest year for state legislative incumbents in a decade, a study finds

Yet while incumbents were becoming safer in general elections, they were more vulnerable in primaries than in any year since 2012 — the last time redistricting forced many elected officials into districts with fellow incumbents — a sign of the increasing polarization of American politics, particularly in the Republican Party.

Reid J. Epstein February 23, 2021

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