An analysis of Georgia’s special election shows Democrats turning out more than Republicans — which is unusual.
A number of republican politicians and major donors have expressed concern about what the 2018 midterm elections will hold, and some say President Trump's performance is one of the threats to a favorable outcome. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Popular vote winner Hillary Clinton blasted the guy who received three million less votes than her for his administration’s recent anti-LGBTQ attacks, urging Americans to “ remember 2018, the midterm elections” and “ resist, insist,Show More Summary
U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz, who chairs a House committee with broad investigative powers, on Wednesday announced his plans to leave Congress after the 2018 midterm elections, saying he had no intention of running for any political office. Show More Summary
FiveThirtyEight’s Harry Enten issued words of caution to the media and general public over the special election run-off between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. He pointed out that the polling was solid, for once, and that both the early voting and potential impact on 2018 midterms were not very clear (contrary to current […]
A Georgia congressional election is headed to a high-stakes runoff that's shaping up as a referendum on President Donald Trump ahead of crucial midterm elections next year. Democrat Jon Ossoff, a little-known 30-year-old former congressional...Show More Summary
(AP) — A Georgia congressional election is headed to a high-stakes runoff that's shaping up as a referendum on President Donald Trump ahead of crucial midterm elections next year. The close outcomes in conservative Kansas and Georgia...Show More Summary
By Jeffrey Lazarus, Georgia State University The past month has been fun for me. Not only am I a political scientist who researches Congress and congressional elections, but I also live in Georgia’s 6th House district, which has been the focus of national attention for the past month or so. Show More Summary
DUNWOODY, Ga. — A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Continue reading ? The post Georgia special election heads to runoff with 2 candidates appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
(AP) — A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The winner will succeed Republican Tom Price, who resigned the seat to join Trump's administration as health secretary.
MILLIONS HAVE FLOWED INTO GEORGIA’S 6th Congressional District in the weeks approaching Tuesday’s special election to fill Tom Price’s seat, as the race becomes a clue to how post-Trump midterm elections might go next year. The biggest draw for that money has been Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old Democrat who is attempting to turn the district blue […]
The journalists on Monday’s Good Morning America excitedly predicted that a special election in April of 2017, 18 months before the midterm elections, could mean a “real chance Democrats take back Congress in 2018.” Discussing Democrat...Show More Summary
“The DNC announced on Sunday that Hillary Clinton’s campaign had turned over its email list, giving the party a major boost as it rebuilds under a new chair and prepares for the midterm elections next year and the 2020 presidential [...]
The Democratic National Committee announced on Sunday that Hillary Clinton’s campaign had turned over its email list, giving the party a major boost as it rebuilds under a new chair and prepares for the midterm elections next year and...Show More Summary
CNN may be running out of anti-Trump material to publish, especially since they are hyping the results of a Kansas special election that was not really narrow. The Republican candidate, Ron Estes, won the election and replaced former congressman Mike Pompeo (who now works in the Trump administration as the CIA director). The Daily Signal […]
The comeback strategy Republicans adopted after back-to-back election wipeouts in the 2006 midterms and Barack Obama’s victory in 2008 drew heavily on two relentless tactics: First, GOP leaders promised to reward their core supporters...Show More Summary
The results -- and turnout levels -- in a handful of special elections for House seats vacated by Trump administration officials this spring could give an early indication of the electorate’s mood heading into the 2018 midterm elections.
Daniel Helmer, 35, is one of several Democrats expected to compete in the midterm election.
As soon as I wrote that headline, I regretted it, because I immediately remembered predictions of a bloodbath for the GOP in Senate in the 2016 election (and even some hope that Dems could take back the House in 2016)....
“The arm of the Democratic Party in charge of winning control of Congress is moving senior staffers from Washington, D.C., to Orange County in hopes of flipping Republican-held House seats out west during the 2018 midterm elections,” the Los Angeles [...]