Safe Seat

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  1. What is the meaning of safe seat?

  2. Use safe seat in a sentence (that you can be proud of):

  3. Describe a connection to safe seat in current events:

  4. Find an image related to safe seat:

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Definition

A safe seat is an electoral district in a legislative body which is regarded as fully secure, for either a certain political party, or the incumbent representative personally or a combination of both. In a safe seat it is a safe bet that the current office holder will win reelection.

Sentence

Swing seats tend to change control from one party to the next, but safe seats stay in the control of one party for the long term.

Current Events

Impeachment prospect worries Senate Republicans from swing states, and could endanger GOP majority

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Questions

  1. What is a safe seat?

  2. About how many US congressional districts are safe seats?

  3. Why are there so many safe seats in the U.S. Congress?

  4. Safe seats are not explicitly listed in the U.S. Freaking Constitution. What makes safe seats legal?

  5. Are safe seats good for American democracy?

AP Studio Art

Now draw safe seat Take 10 or 20 seconds. That’s all you need. Nothing fancy. Don’t expect a masterpiece. Draw with symbols or stick figures if you wish. Now Look at your drawing. You’ve got it. That’s all.