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2020 looms after state election upsets

Voters cast their ballots to vote in state and local elections at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5, 2019. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in Virginia, where anti-Trump sentiment in the suburbs remained a potent force.

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Voters cast their ballots to vote in state and local elections at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5, 2019. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky over a Republican governor backed by President...more

Voters cast their ballots to vote in state and local elections at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5, 2019. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in Virginia, where anti-Trump sentiment in the suburbs remained a potent force. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly
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"TRUMP 2020" is painted on a VW sedan abandoned on the side of the road on election day in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania November 5. The outcomes of Tuesday's elections in four states could offer clues to how next year's presidential election could unfold, when Trump will aim for a second four-year term. REUTERS/Mark Makela

"TRUMP 2020" is painted on a VW sedan abandoned on the side of the road on election day in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania November 5. The outcomes of Tuesday's elections in four states could offer clues to how next year's presidential election...more

"TRUMP 2020" is painted on a VW sedan abandoned on the side of the road on election day in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania November 5. The outcomes of Tuesday's elections in four states could offer clues to how next year's presidential election could unfold, when Trump will aim for a second four-year term. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. Beshear, whose father, Steve, was the state's last Democratic governor, scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by Trump.

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Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. Beshear, whose father, Steve, was the state's last Democratic governor, scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt...more

Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. Beshear, whose father, Steve, was the state's last Democratic governor, scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by Trump. REUTERS/Harrison McClary
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Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. While the result was a significant setback for Trump, who remains relatively popular in Kentucky, it may have had more to do with Bevin's diminished standing in the state. Opinion polls showed Bevin may be the least popular governor in the country, after he waged high-profile fights with labor unions and teachers. Beshear's upset win could also bolster Democrats' slim hopes of ousting Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is on the ballot himself in the state next year.

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Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. While the result was a significant setback for Trump, who remains relatively popular in Kentucky, it may have had...more

Kentucky's Attorney General Andy Beshear reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, November 5. While the result was a significant setback for Trump, who remains relatively popular in Kentucky, it may have had more to do with Bevin's diminished standing in the state. Opinion polls showed Bevin may be the least popular governor in the country, after he waged high-profile fights with labor unions and teachers. Beshear's upset win could also bolster Democrats' slim hopes of ousting Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is on the ballot himself in the state next year. REUTERS/Harrison McClary
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A girl eats soup as a man casts his ballot at the West End Fire Association in Kulpmont, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A girl eats soup as a man casts his ballot at the West End Fire Association in Kulpmont, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A girl eats soup as a man casts his ballot at the West End Fire Association in Kulpmont, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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A voter casts his ballot at the Polish American Fire Company in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A voter casts his ballot at the Polish American Fire Company in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A voter casts his ballot at the Polish American Fire Company in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Leaves accumulate below a roadside placard stating "Home of a Deplorable" on local and state election day in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Leaves accumulate below a roadside placard stating "Home of a Deplorable" on local and state election day in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Leaves accumulate below a roadside placard stating "Home of a Deplorable" on local and state election day in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Voters cast their ballots at Pillow Boro Hall in Pillow, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters cast their ballots at Pillow Boro Hall in Pillow, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters cast their ballots at Pillow Boro Hall in Pillow, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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A dog waits in the car painted "TRUMP 20/20" in its rear window, while a voter casts his ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A dog waits in the car painted "TRUMP 20/20" in its rear window, while a voter casts his ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A dog waits in the car painted "TRUMP 20/20" in its rear window, while a voter casts his ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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An election official completes registration for a voter to cast her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

An election official completes registration for a voter to cast her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

An election official completes registration for a voter to cast her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Voters cast their ballots in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters cast their ballots in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters cast their ballots in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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A car blurs underneath a "TRUMP MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" flag draped from the front porch of a residence in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A car blurs underneath a "TRUMP MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" flag draped from the front porch of a residence in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A car blurs underneath a "TRUMP MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" flag draped from the front porch of a residence in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Jenna Heidlebaugh, 7, waits as her (L) mother, Jennifer, casts her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Jenna Heidlebaugh, 7, waits as her (L) mother, Jennifer, casts her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Jenna Heidlebaugh, 7, waits as her (L) mother, Jennifer, casts her ballot at the Barry Township Building in Barry Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Voters cast their ballots at Robious Middle School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly

Voters cast their ballots at Robious Middle School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly

Voters cast their ballots at Robious Middle School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly
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Voters depart after casting their ballots at Grace Memorial Church in Herndon, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters depart after casting their ballots at Grace Memorial Church in Herndon, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters depart after casting their ballots at Grace Memorial Church in Herndon, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Voters gather outside after casting their ballots at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters gather outside after casting their ballots at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Voters gather outside after casting their ballots at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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A polling volunteer wears an embroidered sweatshirt stating "America The Beautiful" and an "I VOTED" sticker after casting her ballot in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A polling volunteer wears an embroidered sweatshirt stating "America The Beautiful" and an "I VOTED" sticker after casting her ballot in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A polling volunteer wears an embroidered sweatshirt stating "America The Beautiful" and an "I VOTED" sticker after casting her ballot in state and local elections at the Masonic Temple in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Polling station volunteers await additional voters at Snyder's Christmas Tree farm in Leck Kill, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Polling station volunteers await additional voters at Snyder's Christmas Tree farm in Leck Kill, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Polling station volunteers await additional voters at Snyder's Christmas Tree farm in Leck Kill, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Campaign signs line the entrance to a polling place at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly

Campaign signs line the entrance to a polling place at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly

Campaign signs line the entrance to a polling place at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, November 5. REUTERS/Ryan M. Kelly
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A bald eagle decal is seen behind a "VOTE" placard outside the Masonic Temple polling station in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A bald eagle decal is seen behind a "VOTE" placard outside the Masonic Temple polling station in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela

A bald eagle decal is seen behind a "VOTE" placard outside the Masonic Temple polling station in Valley View, Pennsylvania, November 5. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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