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Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Republicans try to tie David Ige to the governor he unseated

Leading Off: • HI-Gov: Well, this is an interesting tactic. The RGA goes after Democrat David Ige, tying him to departing Gov. Neil Abercrombie. The narrator argues that Ige voted for $800 million in new taxes and fees, making it hard...Show More Summary

New Daily Kos Elections interactive legislative maps for Connecticut and Montana

Today we have interactive state legislative district maps for Connecticut and Montana, thanks to the presidential election results by district calculated by the team at Daily Kos Elections. Each legislative chamber is mapped out andShow More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Poll Explorer: Pat Quinn returns from the dead (maybe)

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Smoothed trendlines for Illinois gubernatorial race Since we've unveiled the Daily Kos Elections Poll Explorer, we've always led off the discussion by talking about the Senate races. That makes sense, since it's very unusual to have an election where it's so totally unclear at this late a date which party will have control of the Senate. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Anti-Obamacare House candidate won't say if she's on Obamacare

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Marilinda Garcia Leading Off: • NH-02: Well, the Club for Growth sure drafted quite the piece of work up in New Hampshire. State Rep. Marilinda Garcia, who just won the GOP primary to take on Democratic Rep. Annie Kuster,Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: The GOP spends big to put another House seat in play

Leading Off: • NY-24: The NRCC recently reserved $1.2 million for this Upstate New York seat, and they've rolled out their first spot against Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei. The spot accuses Maffei of taking advantage of taxpayer fundedShow More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Polling Wrap: Recent data hints at a 'Macro/Micro' polling divide

New polling this week has Gary Peters (D-MI) in his strongest position of the cycle. On a week that has arguably been among the better polling weeks for the Democrats, an unheralded story has been the recent move on the generic ballot,...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Senate Democrats get their best polling day in a long time

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan Leading Off: • NC-Sen: Senate Democrats saw a boatload of good polling on Thursday—in fact, it was probably one of the single-best days for Team Blue in quite some time. And remarkably, one rather positive set of numbers came from SurveyUSA on behalf of the conservative Civitas Institute. Show More Summary

New Daily Kos Elections interactive legislative maps for Maine and Nebraska

Today we have interactive state legislative district maps for Maine and Nebraska, thanks to the presidential election results by district calculated by the team at Daily Kos Elections. Each legislative chamber is mapped out and color-coded...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Mary Burke invokes Reagan to bludgeon Scott Walker's record

Leading Off: • WI-Gov: Republican politicians love to compare themselves to Ronald Reagan, and Democrat Mary Burke's new spot contrasts Dutch with Republican Gov. Scott Walker. This time of course, it's not the type of comparison Walker would like. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Poll Explorer: Kansas reset button gets hit once again

Distribution of likely number of Democratic Senate seats Since we started doing the Poll Explorer model, there's been only one really game-changing event: the decision by underwhelming Democratic candidate Chad Taylor to drop out and give well-funded independent Greg Orman a clear shot at Republican incumbent Pat Roberts in the Kansas Senate race. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Gary Peters opens up a 10-point lead in Michigan's Senate race

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • MI-Sen, Gov: Wednesday saw the release of a ton of polls and the best comes out of Michigan. The Glengariff...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Dan Malloy turns to social issues in the face of a bad poll

Leading Off: • CT-Gov: Gov. Dan Malloy may have gotten himself into a Neil Abercrombie-type situation, in which he simply pissed too many different groups of people off while cleaning up the state's messes and didn't have the interpersonal skills to smooth things over. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Primary Recap: Cuomo prevails, but Teachout takes a big bite out of his hide

Zephyr Teachout & Tim Wu Tuesday capped off a very long 2014 primary season that began with Texas all the way back on March 4. Here's our recap of the final electoral action before the general election on Nov. 4, with Daily Kos Elections' race ratings appended after each writeup: • NY-Gov/LG (D) : Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Why you shouldn't ignore South Dakota's Senate race

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • SD-Sen: A new SurveyUSA poll in South Dakota will definitely once again have Democrats wondering if their...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island primary liveblog #7

Tonight voters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island go to the polls for state and federal party primaries, while New York will hold a primary for state-level offices only (the federal primary was in June). Delaware is also up, but there isn't much to see there. Our guide to the key races can be found here. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Democrats hope ice cream mogul Doug Ducey faces a rocky road

Leading off: • AZ-Gov: The RGA has been hitting Democrat Paul DuVal since the late August Republican primary ended, and now national Democrats are entering the fray. During the primary, eventually winner Doug Ducey's opponents attacked...Show More Summary

Three million petition signatures to overturn Citizens United delivered to Congress

Supporters of S.J. Res 19 and participants in the Overturn Citizens United Rally and petition delivery. On Monday, Daily Kos, alongside dozens of allied organizations representing 3 million petition signers, joined with elected officials...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island primary preview

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Voters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island go to the polls Tuesday for our final primary night of 2014. New York will also hold a primary for state-level contests. (Federal primaries were held back in June. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Polling Wrap: What you can (and cannot) conclude based on the YouGov poll series

Sunday morning marked more than the kickoff of week one of the NFL season (the Thursday night game in Seattle notwithstanding). It also marked, for electoral junkies, an equally exciting moment: the second wave of YouGov polls on the 2014 midterm elections. YouGov is an internet-based survey, utilizing a volunteer panel. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Republicans in danger of going 0-for-3 in Kansas

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • KS-Sen, Gov, SoS: The newest SurveyUSA poll out of Kansas shows that Republicans are on the ropes in all three marquee statewide races. Show More Summary

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