Ben Higgins officially wants your vote. The former Bachelor contestant has made the political rumor into a reality, announcing today that he is running as a Republican in Colorado's House District 4. This Denver State House districtShow More Summary
A Donald Trump delegate was sent home to Illinois after using a racial slur in a Facebook post suggesting police should shoot black protesters. Lori Gayne, a delegate from the Fifth Congressional District, posted a photo of law enforcement officers standing on the roof of the Rock and Roll Hall of...
by Stranger Election Control Board Adam Smith BRIAN DALBALCON PHOTOGRAPHY We wanted to love Jesse Wineberry. But the former state representative wasn't able to pinpoint one specific policy that incumbent Adam Smith either supported or ignored that had hurt or benefitted his South Seattle district. Show More Summary
During the Republican National Convention, United States representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district Steve King who has served in congress since 2003 shocked Chris Hayes and April Ryan with his white nationalist statements. "Go...Show More Summary
This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district in Virginia. Trump is right that there are problems with our trade deals. But the problems are not at all what Trump claims. According to Mr. Trump, the United States has been had--out-bargained and out-maneuvered by other nations. Show More Summary
by Stranger Election Control Board Santiago Ramos UPDATE: Wow, we totally fucked this one up. Vision blurred by our years-long dislike of idiot congressman Dave Reichert (or maybe it was by that “very special” hit someone gave us toShow More Summary
Georgia’s 3rd Congressional District may be safely Republican, but the July 26 GOP primary runoff to succeed retiring Rep. Lynn Westmoreland is anything but boring. A few months ago, state Sen. Mike Crane, a vocal opponent of no-knock...Show More Summary
by Stranger Election Control Board Suzan DelBene We nearly endorsed Alex Storms, a proud Bernie Bro with predator-looking facial hair because snoozy incumbent Suzan DelBene was SO FUCKING WISHY-WASHY. She's the human equivalent of the...Show More Summary
In 1990, Mike Pence ran for Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District seat against Democratic Rep. Phil Sharp. He lost after what is considered by some to be the ugliest campaign in the state’s history. Writer Craig Fehrman wrote about the...Show More Summary
by Stranger Election Control Board Pramila Jayapal DO! NOT! VOTE! MCDERMOTT! (Everything Is More Convincing in All Caps™.) We have to put this in all caps because one of the candidates in this race wants you to be confused. Jim McDermott is the lefty Democrat retiring after representing über-liberal Seattle in Congress for nearly three centuries. Show More Summary
California's congressional delegation spent $3 million in taxpayer money talking to constituents last year. Almost a third was spent in just five of the state's congressional districts. While many members of Congress have turned to free or low-cost ways to reach folks back home, five California...
An American University law student has challenged redrawn map, saying that it disenfranchises Republican voters.
This piece will be running in the major newspapers in Virginia's 6th congressional district, which Mr. Goodlatte represents in the U.S. Congress. Republicans outnumber Democrats in this District by an approximately 2:1 margin. I, too,...Show More Summary
The National Republican Congressional Committee chairman says GOP will keep its majority.
The NFL Draft has been held in Chicago for the past two years. According to Congressman Bob Brady, who represents Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district, the event will be in Philadelphia next year. According to Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney, no, it won’t. Show More Summary
The audio: 07-07hhs-pompeo The transcript: HH: I’m joined now by Congressman Mike Pompeo from Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, a member of the House Intelligence Committee. First of all, Congressman Pompeo, your reaction to Director Comey’s revelations yesterday? MP: Well, good morning, Hugh. Show More Summary
By Barbara Myers San Francisco Bay Area activists want to raise funds to put Democrats in 37 contestable—and winnable—congressional districts nationwide.
This piece is appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06) in Virginia. When I was involved in electoral politics here in Virginia, I was advised by Democratic politicians to stay away from the issue of "right-to-work" laws. Show More Summary
Tuesday June 28th was the Democratic Primary for Congressional Candidates in the state of New York. For the past year, since July 1, 2015, I was officially in the race for NY's 13th Congressional District, a formidable candidate forShow More Summary
Zephyr Teachout, my friend and Blue America endorsed candidate for Congress, just won a terrific victory for all progressives. She will be running in November as the Democratic nominee in New York's 19th Congressional District, a Hudson Valley seat that we can win with Zephyr. Zephyr is THE authority on campaign finance. Show More Summary