ATLANTA  | Midterms reveal South split along urban, rural differences

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ATLANTA  — The Solid South is no more.

A century of rule by “Southern Democrats” followed by a generation of Republican domination is evolving into something more complex.

This month’s midterms revealed a South that is essentially splitting in two. In states like Georgia and Texas, population growth and strong minority turnout propelled liberal Democrats such as Stacey Abrams and Beto O’Rourke to come close to statewide victories once thought impossible.

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