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The main fundraising arm of the House Democrats highlighted 10 races in districts that are either open or that Democrats think have a chance to flip, in a memo sent to donors Friday. Recognized them as “critical” for their dwindling prospects.

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With 18 days until the midterm election, the House Majority PAC asked donors for more funding, saying “we can only win if we have the resources we need in the final sprint”. a memorandum Which threw light on these ten castes:

California 13: After redistribution, Representative Barbara Lee (D) is running in the 12th Congressional District, leaving this Central Valley seat open. California Assemblyman Adam Gray (D) and Republican Farm owner John Duarte tied in 37%. July 1 vote Out of 400 voters by RMG Research. district is Rated a Toss-Up by RealClearPolitics, but voted for President Joe Biden in 2020 by 12 points.

Illinois 17: The former Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair, Representative Cheri Bustos (D), is not running for re-election. Democrat Eric Sorensen, first-time candidate and former TV meteorologist, leads Republican Esther Joy King by nine points September 1 vote by Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling. While the district leans toward Republicans, According to RealClearPoliticsIt voted out Biden by eight points in 2020. King, a lawyer, lost to Bustos by four points in 2020.

North Carolina 13: Republican Representative Ted Budd’s district is open as he is running for the Senate seat against Democrat Cheri Beasley. State Sen. Willie Nickel (D) led Republican Bo Hines, a former North Carolina state football player backed by former President Donald Trump, by two points. 1 June vote by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The District Bends Republicans, According to RealClearPoliticsAnd voted for Biden in 2020 by a slim margin.

Nebraska 02: Democrats are hoping State Sen. Tony Vargas (D) can turn the district over by ousting incumbent Representative Don Bacon (R). Cook Political Report Rates this district and race as a toss-up.

New Mexico 02: This is another district Democrats have a shot at flipping. In 1 October vote Run by the Global Strategy Group on behalf of Democrat Gabe Vasquez, he held a double-point lead over incumbent Representative Yvette Herrell (R). Cook Political Report Rates the district as leaning one point Republican, but designates the race as a toss-up.

New York 22: After the district currently represented by Republican Representatives, Claudia Tenney was redeployed in the state redistribution process, she announced plans to run in the 24th district, leaving her seat open. Democrat Francis Connoll is hoping to reverse the seat by defeating Republican Brandon Williams. Recent Siena College Voting Shows Democrats behind by five points.

Ohio 01: Democrat Greg Landsman was three points above incumbent Representative Steve Chabot (R). an internal survey Organized this week by Impact Research for the Campaign for Democrats. The District Bends Republicans, According to Real Clear Politics.

Ohio 13: Democrats are currently vying to retain control of the district represented by Representative Tim Ryan (D), who is locked in one of the most-watched Senate races in the country with Republican J.D. Vance. State Representative Emilia Sykes (D) is facing first-time candidate Republican Madison Geciotto Gilbert, who is Rated a Toss-Up Cook Political Report.

Oregon 06: Republican Mike Erickson is running against State Representative Andrea Salinas (D) in this newly created toss-up district. Republican polling firm Single found that Erickson is leading the race by seven points in a poll released in August.

Pennsylvania 17: The district is currently represented by Democrat Connor Lamb, who is running for Senate, with Democratic leanings, According to RealClearPolitics, Democrat Chris Deluzio has a six-point lead over Republican Jeremy Schaefer an internal survey DeLuzio’s campaign was released earlier this month by Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies.

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"Democrats have a stronger candidate and a better message than GOP extremists who are more likely to pass a national abortion ban than to lower costs for American families and advance our economy," House Majority PAC wrote in Friday's memo. care more."


Republicans have a 7 in 10 chance of gaining control of the House, which Democrats control with a 222–213 majority, According to FiveThirtyEight Politics.

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