After two long years, we’re finally here. The 2022 midterms election cycle ends on Tuesday night. Results in 35 Senate elections, 39 Gubernatorial races, all 435 Congressional contests and down-ballot battles from every state will begin to flood into newsrooms across the world, including here at Decision Desk HQ. So which races should you be watching? Well, all of them. … [Read more...] about What to Watch: An Hour-By-Hour 2022 Election Night Guide
Through the majority of the 2022 midterm election cycle, the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson (overturning the longstanding precedent of Roe v. Wade) has dominated headlines and analysis. Although Democrats enjoyed a strong late summer bump, ostensibly fueled by the decision, GOP candidates have substantially gained in polling completed throughout October, in the … [Read more...] about How Will the Death of Roe Affect Partisan Realignment in the 2022 Midterms?
It’s nearly that time again, as we’re less than two weeks away from the 2022 midterm elections. The reason we referred to them as midterms, of course, is that they occur at the midway point of each President’s term – effectively serving as a kind of exam to test each incumbent President. The conventional wisdom, then, is that the higher a President’s approval ratings, the … [Read more...] about Where Biden Stands, Compared to His Predecessors, on the Eve of His First Midterm
Early voting has already begun in Minnesota, and for the second election cycle in a row, a deceased candidate will appear on the ballot in a key U.S. House race. What happened? Paula Overby, the Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate in the heated race for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, died on Oct. 5 due to heart complications, according to her son. An official … [Read more...] about Candidate Death Throws Pivotal Minnesota House Race Into Chaos… Again