Illinois has its statewide primary election on Tuesday, March 20. Here are a few facts about the state and three key races, with the names of the Democratic candidates and links to their campaign websites. The winner of the primary… Read More ›
All Politics are Local: Montana Edition
“All politics are local.” In this day and age, with all of the communications tools we have, it is easy to forget that politics are local. In the age of Trump, every election leading up to the midterms seems like… Read More ›
How to Get Out the Vote (GOTV)
In order to win an election, a candidate must turn out more of their voters than their opponent. That’s why Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts are so important. A successful GOTV campaign is, of course, predicated on how well… Read More ›
The 2018 Elections Look to be the Most Competitive in Ages and That’s Great News
Donald Trump’s biggest accomplishment as President is that he has inspired thousands of Americans to run for public office. Unfortunately for Trump, most of these people are running because they are horrified by what he has done as President. Ballotpedia… Read More ›
Can Jungle (or Top-Two) Primaries be a Problem in 2018?
A jungle primary, otherwise known as a top-two primary, is one in which the top two vote-getters regardless of party move on to the general election. This can lead to two candidates from the same party to move forward. At… Read More ›
Special (& Primary!) Elections in March 2018
There are 2 state primaries and 6 special elections scheduled in March 2018. For the special elections, click on the district number (courtesy of Ballotpedia) to get the information you need such as: a map outlining the district, why the… Read More ›
When is Your State’s 2018 Primary?
(Revised to reflect new primary dates for NY) In November 2018, Americans will go to the polls to vote for thousands of elected positions. Which positions? Every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 U.S. Senators, 36 Governors, thousands… Read More ›