If Republican candidate John James can somehow retake Michigan from Peters, it will be an important step towards protecting the Republican Party. most.
The Republican Party holds 53 seats, but can be seen everywhere on defense, but Michigan and Alabama have lost half of their seats. If Biden wins the presidency, there is a risk of a democratic wave.
Although Democrats have been spending more than Republicans in Michigan in the past two months, according to statistics from media purchases, the late injection of SLF will give the Republicans an advantage over airwaves in the final days of the election. In terms of fundraising, James is also one of the few Republicans to keep pace with Democratic opponents.
However, it is difficult to conclude that Peters is not the favorite. Peters leads almost all public opinion polls, and most forecasters think he is better than James, who lost to Senator Debbie Stabenow (Michigan, Michigan) in 2018. Peters easily won the seat in 2014, which was a bad year for the National Democrats.
“John James (John James) campaign was lackluster, the agenda was out of date, and it has been lagging behind in the polls. Gary Peters continues to build momentum in the game, expand its lead, and expand support for grassroots fundraising,” The campaign of Vanessa Valdivia spokeswoman Peters.
James Arkin contributed to this report.