"Now, with an unpopular Democratic president in the White House, Republicans are hoping to change their luck. Republican candidates held Democratic incumbents to close margins in both Somerset and Burlington last year, and Republican leaders say this year will be a continuation of that momentum – and the beginning of a grand comeback."
“I think we have the wind in our sails instead of sailing straight into a headwind,” Somerset GOP Chairman Tim Howes said. “Unaffiliateds are going strongly our way, Republicans are enthused. It’s really the first time since 2015 that we’ve been in this position.”