This fall, something strange might happen: a Democrat could win statewide in Kentucky. On November 3rd, the Bluegrass State will hold its gubernatorial election. If the betting markets are to be believed, incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, is the heavy favorite; at the time of writing, PredictIt share prices imply that the governor has roughly a four-in-five chance of … [Read more...] about Kentucky Gubernatorial Election 2023: Can Democrat Andy Beshear Win Again In Deep Red Kentucky?
Voters in Louisiana are heading to the polls in a Saturday election to vote on a full slate of statewide offices and four statewide ballot issues. Every seat in both chambers of the State Legislature are also on the ballot. Many of the statewide offices are open this time including the Governor's office with Democrat John Bel Edwards being term-limited out. For a full preview … [Read more...] about Election Results: Louisiana Primary
On October 14, voters in Louisiana will head to the polls to pick a new governor. Incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards, a social conservative on issues like abortion, is the rare Democrat who has been able to scrape out victories in a state that has shifted rapidly against his party. Because Edwards is term-limited (he was narrowly re-elected in 2019), most analysts expect … [Read more...] about Louisiana Gubernatorial Election Preview
It’s October, which means we’ve finally reached the heart of election season. In Louisiana they take this quite literally, as the first round of their jungle primary is set for October 14th. Under this system a slew of candidates compete for state offices, including the Governorship, with only the top two finishers advancing to a November 18th run-off (unless someone wins a … [Read more...] about As October Begins, A Look At The Gubernatorial Races In Louisiana And Mississippi
The time has come at last. While we’ve already examined two of this November’s three Gubernatorial races in Kentucky and Mississippi, we now turn to the open contest down in Louisiana. The Pelican State is one of just seven crossover states – alongside Kansas, Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Vermont – where the state’s sitting Governor and its 2020 … [Read more...] about First Look at the Open Louisiana Governor’s Race