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Democrats Reclaim Michigan Trifecta

Yesterday, we wrote that Michigan is a Democratic trifecta. That was not, strictly speaking, true. Thanks to two resignations from the state House, from members who had been elected to mayoralties, the lower chamber was actually tied 54-54.

Fortunately, we were only in error for about 12 hours. There were two special elections to fill the vacant seats yesterday, and the Democrats won both. This was expected, since both districts are very blue. That means it's now 56-54 and the Democrats' trifecta has been restored. There will now be peace and justice throughout the galaxy. (Z)

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