Democrats want an electable nominee. But what does that really mean in 2020?
“Electability is the term every Democrat says they want in their nominee for president,” Democratic strategist Michael Meehan said. “And this year every candidate appears to have a different answer that uniquely applies to them.”
These days, even rank-and-file activists know the Electoral College math: If the nominee wins the same states Hillary Clinton won and takes back prior strongholds like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, Democrats win the White House. Trump won those three Rust Belt states collectively by less than 78,000 votes.
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