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What's up with blacks?
They were specifically targeted by Russian bots & trolls in 2016 to lose confidence in all political parties--and presumably continue to be targeted.

If that were the dominant factor we would expect to see lower turnout of black voters. However, as the article noted:
"Turnout wasn’t the issue here, with African Americans constituting 12% of the midterm electorate, flat from 2016 and the highest-ever recorded for a midterm."

My guess is that the lowest black unemployment rate ever in a half-century of record keeping played a larger role than bots & trolls.

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