The Republicans could lose not only its presidential electors, but its U.S. Senate seat and state legislature.
Arizona is not only the birthplace of Goldwater libertarianism, it’s a giant retirement home for relatively well-to-do white transplants.
The large Latinx population has created a dynamic where, to assure a monopoly on power, whites have tended to vote as a group.
It seldom elects Democrats to statewide office and has only voted for a Democrat for president once since 1948.
Arizona Republicans should be concerned about life after Trump whether he’s defeated in less than 70 days or not.
Without his galvanizing effect on the conservative electorate, they may discover that Arizona isn’t just purple but fully blue.
Arizona could be the next Virginia, and that would be a remarkable shift for the land of Goldwater. »