Tonight we have a wide array of races across the country. This first post includes results for all of the state-level races we will be covering tonight. First up is the only statewide race of the night. It takes us to Wisconsin, where every four years voters elect a Superintendent of Public Instruction in the Spring Election. With no incumbent in the race, this year's … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Election Results plus State Legislative Special Elections in CA, MO, OK, and WI
With the Senate confirmation of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on Monday, President Biden’s Cabinet became fully complete on the sixty-second day of his presidency. I was curious as to whether this was an unusually long process, or in line with Biden’s recent predecessors. To find out, I went back to the Carter Administration to see how this procedure has changed over the past … [Read more...] about It Took Biden 62 Days to Complete His Cabinet, How Does That Compare to His Predecessors?
We have two state legislature special elections tonight. The first is a runoff contest in Georgia House District 90, which covers parts of DeKalb, Henry, and Rockdale Counties. The seat is open after incumbent Democrat Pam Stephenson withdrew from the November election. Back in an early February primary, Stan Watson and Angela Moore finished in the top two spots to advance … [Read more...] about State Legislative Special Elections in Georgia and Maine
Two special election primaries for the GOP tonight in Wisconsin. The first is in Wisconsin Assembly District 89. The other race is a GOP primary in the State Senate's 13th district. Polls close 8 central/9 eastern. Only one Democratic candidate ran for each seat and will automatically advance to their respective special general elections. … [Read more...] about Wisconsin GOP Special Election State Legislative Primaries
Catalonia, a Spanish Autonomous Community and subnational Nation home to just under 8 million people (a similar population to Washington State), goes to the polls on Sunday the 14th. If an outsider has a prior image of Catalonian politics, it is likely one of protests, separatism, and the confrontational news stories that emerged from 2017 and 2019. This picture isn't entirely … [Read more...] about Love and Separatism: Catalan Politics and the 2021 Catalonia Elections