Terms

Bellwether District

A Bellwether District is a voting district that does not historically vote for one party.

More About Bellwether District

  • Can be a state, congressional district, local district, etc. --> is a general term
  • Bellwether distraction can "go either way" in an election
  • They are often where parties spend the most time and resources (vs. districts that tend to vote the same way over time)