Pennsylvania’s Bucks County: Ultimate Suburban Bellwether

Both Ivanka and Lara Trump have recently made separate campaign stops in Bucks County, a suburban bellwether north of Philadelphia. The visits aren't surprising, given the county's electoral past. As one GOP operative told the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1988, Bucks was "always the least predictable of the suburban counties." In that year's presidential election, Bucks's swing voters helped deliver the state to then-vice president George H. W. Bush over Michael Dukakis, the Democratic governor of Massachusetts. Bush became the last Republican to win the county. And yet, in 2016, Hillary Clinton...

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