>> The next State represents.>>
In many cases, using candidates entering public office for the first time. Jessica Post is the executive director of the DLCC. I think now finally, people are seeing running for office as an extension of their otherwise activism. And they're also looking at the White House and saying, well if he's qualified to be President, I'm certainly qualified to serve in my state legislature.
>> New Hope, Pennsylvania where Tai's campaign was headquartered is hours from the capital Harrisburg, and surrounded by townships and farms with strong Republican support. But lifelong Republicans here, don't seem too phased by the Democratic campaign to regain power by focusing on state-house wins.>> I'm not gonna get ahead of myself.
I have to do what we think is right for our party.>> Democrats may be flipping individual seats here and there. But Republicans control no less than two-thirds of state house chambers across the US.>>