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On Election Eve, Red Wave Poised to Crash onto Blue Shores

AMAC Exclusive – By Seamus Brennan

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With voters casting their ballots tomorrow, final polling shows that not only are Republicans set to perform well in key swing states, but they also have a fighting chance in several blue states that even the most optimistic GOP strategists once thought impossible pickups. Here are four sleeper races in which a Republican red wave could possibly reach blue shores.

New York Gubernatorial Race: Republican Lee Zeldin vs. Democrat Kathy Hochul

Following the tumultuous exit of former Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo and the wave of crime wreaking havoc on New York City, Kathy Hochul has struggled in polling against Congressman Lee Zeldin. According to a survey of likely voters from the Trafalgar Group released last week, Zeldin now holds a slight edge over Hochul, 48.4 percent to 47.6 percent.  

With a victory on Tuesday, Zeldin could become the first Republican elected governor since 2002. In recent days, Vice President Kamala Harris and Hillary Clinton have hit the campaign trail in support of Hochul – a sign of just how worried Democrats are about the race.

Notably, a strong performance from Zeldin and voter backlash to Hochul could also present a problem for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who is also up for reelection this year. In the aforementioned Trafalgar poll, just 50.6 percent of respondents said they planned to vote for Schumer – an unusually low amount of support for any Democrat in a deep blue state like New York, much less a Senate Majority Leader. Republican candidate Joe Pinion has run a sound campaign and may just have the right ingredients to pull off a truly historic upset.

Connecticut Senate Race: Republican Leora Levy vs. Democrat Richard Blumenthal

Pundits first began paying closer attention to the Connecticut Senate race following a mid-October poll from a respected Connecticut pollster showing Blumenthal leading Republican challenger Leora Levy by just five points – a remarkably thin margin for an incumbent who won by a nearly 30-point margin in his 2016 reelection bid.

Since then, other polls have showed Blumenthal with a more comfortable – although not insurmountable – lead. Strategists within the Levy campaign, however, have continued to insist that the right conditions are still in place for a shocking upset victory on election night.

Blumenthal’s drop in polling should perhaps not come as a surprise. Since his rise to the U.S. Senate in 2010, Blumenthal has repeatedly lied about his service in Vietnam—including to a group of U.S. veterans. Following Trump’s election in 2016, Blumenthal swung to the hard left, echoing Democrats’ false claims that Trump “stole” the election with the help of Russian President Vladimir Putin and peddling the lies of the “Russian Collusion” narrative. In 2021, he attended an awards ceremony with links to the Communist Party, and has since served as a rubber stamp for the far left’s legislative agenda in Congress.

Oregon Gubernatorial Race: Republican Christine Drazan vs. Democrat Tina Kotek

Another sleeper race to watch on Tuesday is in Oregon—usually a reliable Democrat stronghold. Earlier this month, the Cook Political Report moved the Oregon Governor’s race from “Lean Democrat” to “Toss-Up”—signaling that the Beaver State could be on the verge of electing its first Republican governor since 1982. The latest RealClearPolitics polling average has the race tied.

Christine Drazan, former Republican Minority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives, is facing off against Tina Kotek, Oregon’s former Democrat Speaker of the House. “It’s hard to overstate how revolutionary a Drazan victory would be,” Nate Hochman recently wrote for City Journal. “This year’s election marks the first referendum on the ruling party’s record on Covid since the crisis subsided, and the disastrous effects of Oregon’s pandemic governance are just now beginning to fully materialize.”

For Oregon to send a Republican to the Governor’s Mansion for the first time in nearly 40 years would represent a groundbreaking victory not only for the state of Oregon, but also for the American conservative movement more broadly.

Washington Senate Race: Republican Tiffany Smiley vs. Democrat Patty Murray

Just up the coast from Oregon, Washington Senator Patty Murray, a nearly 30-year Democrat incumbent, is also at risk of losing her seat to a dark horse Republican candidate. Tiffany Smiley has continued to narrow her gap in head-to-head polls and gain impressive ground in grassroots fundraising. Murray leads by just a few points in the latest polls after winning by nearly 20 points in 2016.

Washington has not elected a Republican Senator since 1980, which would make a Smiley victory all the more significant. Smiley has made issues like inflation, law and order, opposition to Critical Race Theory, and reducing homelessness centerpieces of her campaign—drawing a sharp contrast to Murray, who has steadfastly toed the line of Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress for the entirety of her three-decade-long tenure in the U.S. Senate.

Despite her strong name recognition, Murray has consistently polled below 50 percent—giving Smiley a clear window to topple her in November. Should Smiley succeed, her victory would send shivers down the spines of the Democrat establishment and help turn Republicans’ prospective red wave into a red tsunami.

Other races long thought impossible for Republicans by the Washington D.C. consultant class like contests in Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico could also prove to be closer than initially expected. Ultimately, Democrats may learn that their record of failures means that no race is truly “safe.” 


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Dave
2 months ago

…and this, ladies and gentlemen, concludes the entertainment portion of our program…

BACKWOODS
2 months ago

There are no fair and transparent elections. I do not believe the results of the midterms.

Barb
2 months ago

The RED Wave and the BLUE Wave didn’t happen. I guess those who voted Democrats likes the high prices of fuel, food, housing, vehicles, etc. Just goes to show they think Abortion and Democracy are more important than the everyday living expenses. And don’t forget the bumbling old fool and his admin.

Dailybread
2 months ago

I’m voting for Jesus to change it around today

Barb
2 months ago

Let that Red Wave come!!! My husband and I have been waiting two years, let’s hope the next two years have a thumb put on Biden and his admin.

Jason
2 months ago

Wouldn’t it awesome to have 60 Republican Senators?

Steve
2 months ago
Reply to  Jason

It can’t happen this time around. Not enough seats are open this go around. 2024 the next best shot.

Mike
2 months ago

This is coming to little league games around the country. A game will be played and one of the teams will lose. The republican parents of the kids on the losing team will blame the umpires, the other team, the league, and everybody else and scream that there was cheating and won’t accept the outcome.

Centurion
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Replace the word ‘republican’ with democRAT and you will have it correct.

Cheryl
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

You are aware I hope that since Stacy Abram’s lost her bid for governor of Georgia in the last election, she first refused to concede and even after conceding, has continued to claim that the person who won “cheated” and the election was stolen. Pretty sure she’s a democrat.

STT
2 months ago

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HocasPocas
2 months ago

The best that we can hope for is an honest and not rigged election

Mike
2 months ago
Reply to  HocasPocas

Republicans are election riggers.

Debi
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Nope, they are not! Democrats are totally big time election riggers!

Steve
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Troll. Silly Bot.

Reinhard
2 months ago
Reply to  HocasPocas

The lefties mastered that in the 2020 election

Ruth Pierce
2 months ago

AMAC, you showed me here that I am, indeed, a member. That would be great if you did this on a daily basis!!!!

Ruth Pierce
2 months ago

I only have one word: V O T E ! ! !

Mike
2 months ago
Reply to  Ruth Pierce

Why would that matter when republicans will declare themselves winners no matter what the actual vote was. Trump declared himself the winner in 2016 and 2020 far before Election Day and now republicans everywhere are doing that, behaving just like Trump.
Republicans are for one party far right extremism. To them there’s no room for anything else.

Steve
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Still trolling are you, you little Bot.

Centurion
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

It’s the demon-communist-cRATS who are the cheaters. Al Gore declared himself the winner, but the recounts said otherwise. Killary Cliton said she was the winner, but the voters said otherwise.

Philip Hammersley
2 months ago

It wasn’t enough for “Danang Di*k” Blumenthal to lie about being stationed in Viet Nam; he had to pretend he was a hero! He hallucinates as much as Senile Joe. I wouldn’t vote for a DIMM for dogcatcher or anything else!

Barb
2 months ago

And don’t forget John Kerry, got rich being married to the Heinz fortune, flying his lying behind all over the world, but yet preaching about climate change, and lying about his time/antics in Viet Nam.

Kathryn Dahlstrom
2 months ago

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Kathryn Dahlstrom
2 months ago

I sense an anger in America that no cheaters will be able to top as voters hand Republicans massive wins tomorrow. People’s hearts are being changed and their eyes are opening to the truth. And I’ll tell you who’s doing this–a few weeks ago I had a powerful prayer experience as I joined the organization Intercessors for America in a day of fasting and prayer against election fraud for tomorrow’s voting. I was inspired to listen to my favorite recording of “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” performed wonderfully by the United States Army Field Band and Choir. Look it up on YouTube. I had to drop to my knees as I listened because it drove home to me that the Lord Jesus is working in Americans’ hearts. We’ll see it tomorrow. “His truth is marching on!”

Kathryn Dahlstrom
2 months ago

And, by the way, we are praying that Dominion, Konnech, and other such corporations of corruption will fail utterly and that their corporate leadership will be brought to justice that will stick. Evil has been allowed to reign for a Time in order to show people their need for God. But now He’s moving, and He’s raised up such heroes as Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips of True the Vote, who were released from jail today after a corrupt judge in the trial of Konnech CEO Eugene Yu demanded that they give him the names of their informants. They weren’t about to do that for the sake of the informants’ safety. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered Catherine and Gregg released. Those who shrug and say that such corporations are just going to keep winning don’t realize how many brave and determined Patriots are out there fighting with everything they’ve got. And we prayer warriors also know that angels are slamming into the demonic barriers they’ve set up and sending the hosts of hell fleeing. Watch the walls fall! AND if you really want to end voter fraud, volunteer at your polling place tomorrow to be a vote auditor and don’t allow anyone to keep you from seeing the ballots.

Sharon Ormsby
2 months ago

Yes, FBI whistleblowers are coming out of the woodwork.

Mike
2 months ago

You are a pathological liar filled with hate. Republicans commit most of the voter fraud and voter suppression.

Debi
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Why don’t you go cr*p stir somewhere else!

Centurion
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

You lie better than a wet rug. You sound just like Killery Cliton.

Mike
2 months ago

Republicans are cheaters which makes you a liar. Republicans are committing election fraud my intimidating voters, trying to discourage democrats from voting, and intimidating non partisan election workers.

Republicans are doing everything they can to delay vote counting but are demanding that it be done immediately.

Republicans want to destroy democracy.

Art
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

HOW MUCH WACKY WEEDUS DID YOU INHALE TODAY?????
PROVE THAT REPUBLICANS ARE DELAYING VOTING. WHAT IS YOUR SOURCE????
A MAJOR POINT IN YOUR OFFERING IS THAT THIS IS NOT A PURE DEMOCRACY. IT IS A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC OR SOMETIMES CALLED A REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY. LET’S GO MEGA MAGA.

Max
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

You are obviously in the ozone layer and not coming back anytime soon.

Centurion
2 months ago
Reply to  Mike

Prove it! Until you do it is you whom are the LIAR!!

Burky4
2 months ago

I live in Oregon, and I’m praying that Christine Drazen becomes our next governor. For too long now, Oregon has been going down the same disastrous path at CA. We need a change, and Christine will bring us that change.

Michelle
2 months ago
Reply to  Burky4

Praying for your state today.

anna hubert
2 months ago

Democrats refuse to build the wall at the border but sure as heck built one against the Red wave .Dominion

Boz
2 months ago

Here’s a wet rag………Dominion…

Stephen Russell
2 months ago

Hooray Victory

Pam Chitwood
2 months ago

I can not believe we have 2 more years with these people still in office. This president never tells the truth and spins everything. I pray the red wave can slow them down some. We have been lied to tricked into taking this nation down a wrong path. Ridiculous to say the least. I don’t think they get just how bad they are. I thought Obama may come to tell a little bit of the truth but no, Geezo,.

Allen Williams
2 months ago

I love reading the predictions by the “political experts”. Many are saying control of the Senate will be a toss up. I say that it will be “Like a snowball rolling downhill”!

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