Race Spotlight: Florida Senate – Nelson (D) vs. Scott (R)

From now until Election Day, on November 6, we'll be highlighting all the important midterm races in 2018. Today we will focus on 1...

Election Day 2017: Watching Virginia (and New Jersey)

It's Election Day, and most localities will be voting on town council seats or state referendums. Except in Virginia and New Jersey, where voters...

Republican Lee Busby Announces Write-In Campaign Against Roy Moore

The Alabama Senate race, which concludes with voting on December 12, is getting crazier as the days dwindle. The national Republican Party has withdrawn...

2018 Midterms: What Does Early Voting Tell Us?

For many jurisdictions around the country, this week marked the beginning of "early voting" which is voting that takes place before Election Day, November...

Surprise! The Primaries Did Matter!

We almost didn't preview Tuesday's primaries, since they seemed a foregone conclusion, but there were some surprises, and some lessons. We did suggest that...
2018 Midterm Important Races

9 Must-Watch Races on Election Day 2018

With literally hundreds of House races to watch, and another 30 or so Senate races, where should you be looking on election night if...

Blue Wave Rises as Kavanaugh Fades?

Well, Democrats see it rising in their quest to take back the House, but maybe not the Senate. New data which follows the post-Kavanaugh...

Republicans Likely Hang On in Ohio-12 Special Election

It came down to the wire on Tuesday but Republicans likely managed to hold Ohio's 12th Congressional District by less than one percent. Republican...

Race Spotlight: North Dakota Senate – Cramer (R) vs. Heitkamp (D)

As we mentioned yesterday, elected Democrats in states that Trump won in 2016 have the most to lose this midterm cycle and the U.S....

Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Seat Despite Reporter Assault

The margin of victory for Republican Greg Gianforte was much narrower than polling suggested, but he easily carried the day over Democrat Rob Quist....

Next Election to Watch: April (Yeah, in Two Months)

It has been just over three months since the presidential election. But Donald Trump is openly running for re-election in 2020, and many people...

The Alabama Senate Race and… Busby??

The Alabama race to replace Jeff Sessions in the US Senate has become the big political story of 2017. It started with expected winner...

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