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The what-have-you-done-for-me-lately elections of 2021

Political Theater, Episode 225

Campaign signs for Virginia gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin stand at a polling location in Alexandria, Va., on Tuesday.
Campaign signs for Virginia gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin stand at a polling location in Alexandria, Va., on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Gubernatorial elections this week in Virginia and New Jersey showed a huge swing toward Republicans in two states previously thought of as solidly Democratic. The way politicians react to the elections will be hugely significant and will affect everything from the congressional agenda to 2022 recruiting and messaging.

CQ Roll Call elections analyst Nathan L. Gonzales joins the Political Theater podcast to offer his takeaways from 2021’s off-off-year elections.

Show Notes:

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