Biden did enhance on Clinton’s margin within the trio of GOP-held seats, although the shifts largely got here on account of diminished assist for third-party candidates and had been far too small to render any Republican incumbents remotely weak. Rep. Trent Kelly’s 1st District within the northern a part of the state favored Trump 65-34 after supporting him 65-32 in 2016. Rep. Michael Visitor’s third District in southwestern and japanese Mississippi, in the meantime, went for Trump 65-34, in comparison with 65-32 4 years earlier than.
Lastly, Trump as soon as once more had his greatest displaying in Rep. Steven Palazzo’s 4th District alongside the Gulf Coast, the place his 68-30 victory was solely slightly smaller than his 69-28 efficiency from 2016. Republicans had full management of redistricting in 2012 for the primary time since Reconstruction, and so they’ll once more be in cost after the 2020 census.