And Texas was/is on its way to becoming a swing state by 2024 or so, so this could have an impact on that.
This includes Wisconsin as a swing state, which I think we have learned it never really was, campaign bluster aside.
Every four years the Republican mindset says Wisconsin will be a swing state.
On the one hand, Sandoval has demonstrated the ability to win in a swing state, and is projected to coast in November.
Does 'swing state' really apply then, when you lose 85% of the time?
While Virginia has gone from solidly Republican to a swing state, southwestern Virginia has swung the other way.
He was a Midwesterner from a swing state, with unvarnished liberal credentials and the backing of labor.
In eight of the last 10 elections, the swing state has voted with the winner.
New York was not a swing state, so Obama and Romney had not been fighting for these votes as they had in Ohio.
As a social conservative from a swing state, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell could serve two roles for Romney.