Georgia has the distinction of being the only state in the country with both of its U.S. Senate seats on the ballot this cycle. Longtime Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson chose to retire at the end of 2019 due to his ongoing battle with Parkinson's Disease. This retirement triggered a special election for the remainder of Isakson's term, which is set to expire in 2023. Gov. Brian … [Read more...] about The Georgia Senate Special Election, Explained
A rematch is on the horizon in Georgia's suburban 6th Congressional District, where gun control activist Lucy McBath (D) defeated Republican Rep. Karen Handel in one of the most shocking results in the 2018 midterm elections. Just over a year earlier, Handel had won a nationally-watched special election for the seat, which was the most expensive congressional race in U.S. … [Read more...] about Karen Handel Seeks to Reclaim Georgia’s 6th District
In 2020, Minnesota will be home to at least a few high profile Congressional races. With Democrats likely to keep the House, both the DFL and GOP to move the margin by flipping a seat or two. Two of the seats which flipped in 2018 (MN-03 and MN-08) are highly unlikely to be competitive in 2020 and could very well be in landslide territory. The three that are generally … [Read more...] about Minnesota’s Trio of Competitive Congressional Races
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?
One race tonight, the GOP OK-05 runoff. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma 5th Congressional District Republican Runoff