The Peach State holds the distinction of being the only state in the country with two Senate races on the ballot in November. Today, we are going to look at the regularly scheduled election, where Republican Sen. David Perdue is facing a challenge from investigative journalist and former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff. Perdue, a former Fortune 500 CEO, was first elected … [Read more...] about Georgia Senate: Perdue and Ossoff Locked in Tight Race As Election Nears
Senate GOP Sees Rare Offensive Opportunity in Michigan
Senate Republicans are largely on the defensive this cycle. With several Republican incumbents trailing in both fundraising and in polling, a Senate race in the Great Lake State has presented them with a rare offensive opportunity. In Michigan, first-term Democratic Sen. Gary Peters is running for a second term. He was first elected in the 2014 midterm elections. A former … [Read more...] about Senate GOP Sees Rare Offensive Opportunity in Michigan
Where Are Outside Groups Spending In The Senate?
What is This: This sheet will strive to keep regularly updated information of all outside group, or independent expenditure, spending in the 2020 Senate races. It uses the ‘Independent expenditure’ spending file from the FEC found here. This visualization takes all relevant spending on general elections only and categorizes it into an easily searchable and readable … [Read more...] about Where Are Outside Groups Spending In The Senate?
Atlanta Prosecutor Ousted by Former Deputy After 24 Years in Office
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
The Battle For the House Descends Upon the Lowcountry
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