Archive for June 2016
Could Democrats Lose the Presidency and Make Gains in the US House?
It has been 120 years since the last time a party lost the White House and still netted the 30 seats Democrats need to win back the chamber in 2016.Read More
Glenn Wins Colorado GOP US Senate Primary Against Record-Breaking Field
The five-candidate field was the largest across the 78 Democratic and Republican primaries conducted for the office in the state since 1912.Read More
Could a Feingold Victory Help Flip a US House Seat for Wisconsin Democrats?
Badger State Democrats have the rare opportunity to pick up seats in both legislative chambers this November.Read More
Owens vs Love II: Utah Democrats Eye Rare Knockout of GOP Incumbent
Since 1974, Utah Democrats are 0-32 against GOP U.S. Representatives heading into the 13th rematch election between major party U.S. House nominees in state history.Read More
A Review of States Electing Governors and US Senate Delegations from Different Parties
After the 2016 election, 10 states could have a Republican governor and two Democratic U.S. Senators; only one state currently has the reverse.Read More
History Suggests Rubio Should Win Reelection Despite Failed Presidential Campaign
Since 1972, all seven sitting U.S. Senators who ran for reelection in the cycle of their failed presidential bid won another term – each by double digits.Read More
Libertarians On the Rise: Will Gary Johnson Boost His Party’s 2016 Gubernatorial Nominees?
Libertarian nominees have set party records in the most recent gubernatorial election in 16 states; three quarters of states with gubernatorial races this cycle are slated to have Libertarian candidates.Read More
Warren, Brown VP Pick Could Create Rare Vacancy
Only five out of nearly 200 U.S. Senate vacancies since 1913 were caused by a voluntary resignation that resulted in a change in partisan control of the seat.Read More
Florida Republicans Headed for Historic US Senate Primary Battle
Barring multiple last minute withdrawals from the race, the 2016 GOP U.S. Senate field to replace Marco Rubio will be the largest in party history.Read More
2nd Time Is Not a Charm
Sharron Angle’s loss to Congressman Joe Heck in Nevada’s Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday marked her second failed bid to win a seat to the nation’s upper legislative chamber (also losing to Harry Reid in 2010’s general election). Angle lost by 42.1 points in a second place finish with 22.8 percent of the vote…Read More