Goal Defend Senate majority Chamber Makeup State Senate 14 Democrats 10 Republicans State House 233 Democrats 165 Republicans 2 Independents Opportunity Assessment In 2018, Future Now Fund helped flip New Hampshire, where lawmakers have since been busy improving lives. But New Hampshire has a long history as a “purple” state that sits squarely in the center. With four Senate Democrats in Trump seats, it’s critical to defend hard-fought gains in this state. The Stakes Picking a president begins in New Hampshire—and so does setting the policy agenda for the entire country. After flipping the New Hampshire Legislature in 2018, its new majority is showing what state lawmakers can really do for everyday people. Pushed for automatic voter registration—a far cry from the former majority’s efforts to restrict voting rights through voter ID laws and student disenfranchisement.Advocated for fairer districts.Worked to create a 21st century support system for working families that includes paid family and medical leave, a livable wage, and eliminating non-compete clauses for low-wage workers.Invested in kids: expanding mental health care, bringing free breakfast to schools, and bolstering nurse home-visiting for newborns.Attacked water pollution after years of the state government standing idly by. 2020 Political Landscape In 2020, the entire State Senate is up for election, including four Democrats in seats that Trump won in 2016.The Trump campaign has signaled it will attempt to flip the state in 2020 after it narrowly voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, and both gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races could prove to be competitive.In 2018:Democrats won control of the State Senate by flipping four Republican-held seats, all of which were targeted by Future Now Fund.Democrats also flipped control of the State House, which tends to move in the same direction as the State Senate (they have been controlled by the same party all but four years since 1992).