A View from One Middle-Class Midwestern Precinct

Barry Dredze
4 min readNov 6, 2022
Township Contingent lined up for a 4th of July Parade in the Precinct (photo: collection of the author)

Election Day 2022 slowly approaches while Halloween rapidly fades in the proverbial rearview mirror. The News business has spent all year pushing a narrative that a Republican congressional flip is a foregone conclusion. Lately, I’ve seen stories about Republicans “closing the gap” with Democrats. Have fun on Draft Kings and Fan Duel with analyses like that.

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Barry Dredze

Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.