Democrats are hoping a special election in Tennessee today will provide yet another barometer into their prospects heading into the 2018 midterm election.
Since President Donald Trump's election, Democrats have seen wins in 41 special elections for state legislative seats across the nation. This year alone, the party has picked up seats in Wisconsin, Missouri, Florida and Kentucky.
The special election results have energized Democrats, giving them hope they can make gains in state legislatures and build momentum heading into the November election.
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