Is House District 55 now in play?

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Is State House District 55 now in play?

Kartik Krishnaiyer of the Political Hurricane thinks so.

In his latest rankings, he’s moved HD 55 from “Likely Republican” to “Leans Republican” as Democrat Crystal Drake has secured some impressive endorsements and local support. This rural district is ancestrally Democrat and does not perform as badly at the top of the ticket for the Ds as many may think. Pigman is still the favorite but his margin for error is slipping.

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