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GOP Gains at Least 680 State Legislative Seats, says NCSL’s Bipartisan Analysis

November 15, 2010 Albert N. Milliron 0

“2010 will go down as a defining political election that shapes the national political landscape for at least the next 10 years,” says Tim Storey, elections specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Democrats couldn’t have picked a worse year to get hit with a political wave at the state level — The surge of 2010 puts Republicans in total control of redrawing congressional maps for more than 40% of the seats in the House of Representatives.