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Stephen Wiley is the NC House Republican Caucus Director, where he recruits and helps act as campaign manager for all candidates running for the North Carolina House of Representatives. Wiley says “Republicans dominated statewide elections and grew their majorities in both chambers”:

As of this writing, nationally Republicans only won 177 Biden seats in state legislatures, with 10 of them being won by NC House GOP candidates, or just over 5%.

Winning 10 Biden seats makes NC House GOP one of the top performing Republican House Caucuses across the country, with only the Florida House GOP winning more Biden seats than NC House GOP.

The big takeaways:

Most Politics Are National, But Down Ballot Margins are Local

Your Brand Matters and The Top of the Ticket’s Brand Matters Too

The Issue Sets Mattered and Most, Including Me, Got it Wrong

Voters Decided Much Later Than They Have Recently

The NC House Republican Caucus Was Over the Target

Also, Republican legislative leaders talk about what they plan to take up (and not) in the upcoming session.

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