(POLITICO) The campaign arm for House Democrats has marked 19 congressional seats it will aggressively target in 2016 in hopes of knocking out Republican incumbents and electing Democrats.
The list, which the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will unveil Thursday, is the first batch of so-called Red to Blue races that Democrats have identified as prime pickup opportunities in the House.
It includes districts represented by some of the most vulnerable House GOP lawmakers, including Reps. Daniel Webster of Florida, Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Mia Love of Utah. Democrats are hoping to elect former Orlando police chief Val Demings, Maine politician Emily Cain and attorney Doug Owens in those seats, respectively.
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