Elections News

The following stories are examples of this week’s Election Roundup of 65 down ticket stories covering Sunday 10/7 through Saturday 10/13.

(FL-Gov) DeSantis rally: Black opponent will pick judges that will rule against people “who look like us” by SemDem

Most candidates construct a basic platform to run on, or some type of vision for their state. Not Ron DeSantis. He’s based his entire campaign on riding Trump’s coattails. After a long spell of nonstop racism, I guess he’s given up and decided to go all in with running on white fear.

At a campaign stop in Cape Coral, Ron DeSantis had the […]

Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Daily Kos – Elections

With Election Day three weeks away, we’re rolling out our newest tool to help keep tabs on the large playing field that will determine control of the House: a spreadsheet that sums up the independent expenditures made to date by the four largest groups involved in House races. With this data, you can see which contests the major players think are competitive, and how much money they’ve devoted to each one, so far.

Before diving in, there several important things to be aware of:

This sheet only covers expenditures made by the DCCC, the House Majority PAC, the NRCC, and the Congressional […]

Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Daily Kos – Elections

Welcome to the Daily Kos Elections Live Digest, your liveblog of all of today’s campaign news.

Please note: The Live Digest is a 2016 and 2020 Democratic presidential primary-free space. It’s also a place to discuss elections, not policy.

Follow the links for our 2018 race ratings for every Senate, gubernatorial, and House contest. And sign up here to receive the Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest in your inbox each weekday. […]

Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Daily Kos – Elections

One way to look at what needs to happen, for Democrats to gain a majority in the Senate, is that they absolutely need to win one of the seats that we at Daily Kos Elections (and most other prognosticators as well) consider to be “Lean Republican”: North Dakota, Tennessee, or Texas. You can think of any of those as the “51st seat,” in other words, the one that gets them barely over the top. A 50-50 split would be inadequate with a Republican vice-president acting as a tiebreaker (well, unless, one Republican Senator decides to take a page from Jim […]

Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: Daily Kos – Elections