West Virginia governor’s switch from D to R means GOP will have full control of legislative and executive branch in 26 states; Dems have full control in just 6 states
Tonight West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (D) will announce his intention to join the Republican Party, and the GOP have full control of the legislative and executive branch in 26 states.
Democrats now only have full control of the legislative and executive branch in six states.
Population of GOP-controlled states: 164,139,104
Population of Dem-controlled states: 50,190,213
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