Political Crumbs

Two For the Price of One

Political observers get to follow the returns of two U.S. House special elections held today in North Carolina (NC-03 and NC-09). The last time two…




Ojeda’s Early Exit

The long-shot presidential candidacy of former West Virginia Democratic state Senator Richard Ojeda ended last week. Brief as it was – lasting just 76 days…


Winners With Asterisks?

The 116th Congress will convene 13 U.S. Senators who were most recently elected to the chamber with a plurality of the vote (seven Democrats and…


Democrats Get Streaky

In last week’s midterm elections, Democrats continued to run up the score in U.S. House races across multiple Northeastern states. A sweep of Massachusetts’ nine…


It’s Been Awhile

When Tony Evers unseated Scott Walker in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election last week, it set up just the fifth time in state history in which a…


Full House

For just the third time in more than 650 general and special elections, voters in an Iowa U.S. House race will have six choices on…


Just Wait Until 2020

Over the last 105 years, only one state has never elected a Republican U.S. Senator while a fellow GOPer served in the White House –…


Clearing the Field

For the first time in party history, only one Alaska Democrat appeared on the gubernatorial primary ballot. Despite a late entrance into the 2018 race,…