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Ilhan Omar starkly underperformed Biden in Minnesota with a third-party siphoning support and a well-funded GOP opponent

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Rep. Ilhan Omar, a progressive Minnesota Democrat, handily won a second term this month, but underperformed President-elect Joe Biden by more than perhaps any other Democratic candidate in the country.
While Biden won 80% of the vote in Minnesota's fifth congressional district - one of the most progressive in the country - the outspoken congresswoman won 64%, a 14-percentage point drop from her 2018 election.
There are a slew of factors that likely impacted Omar's race, including a third party on the ticket, a supremely well-funded Republican opponent, and the fact...
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