- Political experts say more candidates of color are contesting and winning elections in predominantly white districts in recent years.
- Experts point to 2018 as a successful year for Democrats and for Black Democrats in majority white districts.
- Some experts said women of color may have the advantage of running in predominantly white districts.
WASHINGTON – The Mercedes Cross faces a climb incumbent incumbent Nevada GOP Representative Mark Amodei.
of Nevada 2nd Congressional DistrictWhich is roughly 67% White, 2% Black, 23% Hispanic, 4% Asian American, and 2% Native American, has never elected a Democrat or a person of color since it was created after the 1980 census.