Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard was handily defeated in a closely-watched Democratic runoff election on Tuesday by his former chief deputy prosecutor, Fani Willis (pronounced "FAWN-ee"), after over 2 decades in office. As of predawn on Wednesday morning, unofficial election results released by the Georgia Secretary of State showed Willis leading her former boss by a … [Read more...] about Atlanta Prosecutor Ousted by Former Deputy After 24 Years in Office
South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, which runs along the state's southeastern coast, was home to quite an interesting political saga in the 2018 elections. It all started in June 2018, when incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford (R), who served as governor before his time in Congress, was defeated in the Republican primary by conservative state legislator Katie Arrington. In the … [Read more...] about The Battle For the House Descends Upon the Lowcountry
California, with it's 415 pledged delegates, is the larges prize in the Democratic primary schedule. It also has an unusual vote collection and counting system that often delays a full understanding of results for days, if not weeks. We are now prepared to call the California Democratic Primary for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. The following is an outline of our … [Read more...] about DDHQ Calls California Primary For Bernie Sanders. Why We Waited And Why We Called It Now.
This year, DecisionDeskHQ is partnering with UVA's Center for Politics Crystal Ball to provide fast and accurate delegate counts for the Democratic nomination as the primaries and caucuses play out. Our update today covers the first two contests, Iowa and New Hampshire. UPDATE SUMMARY For nearly a week after the conclusion of the Iowa Caucuses, we held off on counting IA … [Read more...] about DDHQ/UVA Crystal Ball Democratic Delegate Count – February 11th Update
The Tar Heel State features two Special Congressional elections this year, after election fraud compelled the State Board of Elections to call for one in the 9th District, and the death of incumbent Congressman Walter Jones in the 3rd. Absentee voting is underway in both, while in-person early voting has begun in the 3rd. 3rd District In the first few days of walk-in … [Read more...] about Updates on North Carolina’s Special Congressional Elections