Thursday, November 28, 2019
Another Republican Resignation ... Where There's Little Chance for a Democratic Pickup
announced that he would not be running for reelection in Senate District 6 (Jones and Onslow counties).
Senate District 6 is listed as "Likely Republican" for 2020, with a 65.90% expected Republican vote share. That's an advantage that even a blue tsunami couldn't over-top.
By waiting so late to announce his retirement, Brown likely has his anointed successor all lined up and ready to go. The Republican primary -- if there is one -- will likely be the only election in 2020 that counts for Senate District 6.