After a quiet period, suddenly, a lot of 2020 races got a jolt. Here’s a quick roundup. Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson (GA) announced he’d be resigning at the end of the calendar year. He’s been dealing with multiple health… Read More ›
Jay Inslee: The 7 Issues Guide
The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. To briefly use a sports analogy, I see our candidates as the starting players on the Blue team, each bringing their own unique strengths to the table… Read More ›
2019 Elections: The Governors
Long before we have the 2020 election, we have more work to do to flip seats in 2019. Today we’re looking at the three gubernatorial races in 2019. All three of these governor’s races are only in the Lean column… Read More ›
Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Their Vote Suppressed
What do you do when a candidate is in a position to suppress the very votes against him? Before 2018, we would not believe this was happening in America. A banana republic somewhere, sure, but not here. Well, it’s happening… Read More ›
How Many Governors’ Seats Can Democrats Flip?
The 2018 midterm elections this November are critically important for a number of reasons. One of those reasons is that there are an astonishing 36 gubernatorial races at stake! Governors have provided an important check on Trump’s policies but there’s… Read More ›
Governor Seats Democrats Need to Combat Gerrymandering
The governors who will get elected in 2018 will be in place when the once-a-decade process of redrawing congressional and legislative district lines takes place. Considering there are 36 governorships up for election this November, there’s a lot of progress… Read More ›
Arkansas 5/22 Primary: At a Glance
Arkansas has its statewide primary election on Tuesday, May 22. Here are some election facts and a few key races, with the names of the Democratic candidates and links to their campaign websites. Arkansas has an open primary. Voters need to be… Read More ›
Who’s Afraid of Special Elections?
Who’s afraid of special elections? Republican governors, apparently. Since the 2016 presidential elections, the Democrats have flipped 22 Republican seats and elected a Democrat, while the Republicans only have 3 flips. The energy has clearly been on the Democratic side,… Read More ›
How Many Governorships Can Democrats Pick Up?
With the Illinois primary results in, it looks like the Democrats have a legitimate shot at picking up that governorship. How many more are within our reach? Note: Currently, the Democrats only have 16 governors mansions. In the 2018 midterms,… Read More ›
Illinois 3/20 Primaries At a Glance
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 ›