In Once-Red San Diego County, GOP Strives to Reverse Blue Wave in Era of Trump

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Anti-Trump protesters during a rally outside Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's election event in San Diego on May 27, 2016. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Trump protesters during a rally outside Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s election event in San Diego on May 27, 2016. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

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Some Republican leaders like to say that political trends always shift.

One even noted that during his lifetime, Democrats once dominated in Southern states and Republicans controlled much of the Northeast. The reverse is true now.

In San Diego County, the once-dominant Republican Party is on the wane and reversing its fortunes will take some doing. This was a bad year for the area GOP, and 2020 could be worse.

The party is struggling to regain its footing against political and demographic headwinds that may blow even stronger for Democrats in the next election cycle.

Read the full story at LATimes.com.

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