Cook Political Report has shifted six US Houses, five in the direction of the Democratic candidates. A week ago Cook changed ratings on five Senate seats all in the direction of the Democratic candidate, and said the Democrats are now favored to take control of the upper house this fall.
Two weeks ago, the Cook Political Report changed ratings on 20 US House Races, all in the direction of the Democratic candidates.
|States||Dist.||Old Rating||New rating||Incumbent||PVI||2018|
|Alaska||All||Likely R||Lean R||Young-R||R +9||R 53.1%|
|Arkansas||2||Solid R||Likely R||Hill-R||R +7||R 52.1%|
|Florida||26||Lean D||Tossup||Murasell-Powell-D||D +6||D 50.9%|
|Georgia||6||Tossup||Lean D||McBath-D||R +8||D 50.5%|
|New York||2||Lean R||Tossup||Open-R||R +3||R 53%|
|Ohio||10||Solid R||Likely R||Turner-R||R +4||R 55.9%|
The article explaining the changes (behind a paywall) is entitled, “House Ratings Changes: Cash Disadvantage Compounds GOP Woes”.
Some context: in Feb. 2019, House Rs put out a list of 55 target districts. As of the latest FEC reports, the median D in those districts has $2.6 million on hand to just $414k for the median R – a six to one advantage.Quote Tweet