Battleground races we’re watching across the U.S. today

These elections and counties may tell the story of Election 2020

Political teams across Graham Media Group are watching “battleground” races in Texas, Florida, Michigan and Virginia. Here’s what we’re tracking, plus more key races across the U.S. that may decide the 2020 Election.


The entire state of Texas itself is something of a battleground with Democrats holding onto a longshot hope of turning the long-red state blue. Texans haven’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1976, and President Donald Trump holds a slight lead in the latest polls.

But there are cracks for Democrats at the U.S. House level. Here’s a report from KPRC2 in Houston and KSAT in San Antonio on competitive districts in the Lone Star state:

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Ask Florida political reporters where the battlegrounds are in their state and they’ll say, “Everywhere.” Easy to understand. Statewide elections in the Sunshine State have razor-thin margins, though leaning to Republicans. Here are two key counties to watch on Election Night as results pour in. Expect early vote totals from Florida; they’ve been counting early voting ballots for three days.