But their success also marked the end of an election-season truce that at times obscured deep ideological and generational differences.
The election returned a complicated tableau of wins and losses for Democrats that defy sweeping conclusions about the electorate.
Transforming the political trajectory of a state requires year-round attention, he wrote, “so that voters don’t just hear from us during an election”.
Democrats will have an opportunity to test their competing theories of change before Biden takes office, via Georgia’s Senate races in January.
In the Georgia Senate races, where her district will play a crucial role, Bourdeaux suggests an approach that she admits is neither “sexy or fancy”.