Republicans gained back their 222nd U.S. House seat Tuesday night, as GOP nominee Celeste Maloy won a special election for the open 2nd Congressional District in Utah. This seat, which represents a R+11 district comprising most of western Utah, was vacated by Congressman Chris Stewart back in May, when he announced his intention to resign in order to deal with his wife’s … [Read more...] about Republican Celeste Maloy Easily Prevails in Utah 2nd’s Special Election
Amid a climate of deepening divisions and staunch partisanship, Governor Andy Beshear's re-election as a Democrat in Kentucky strikingly defies the prevailing political currents. Prediction markets and polling throughout the year favored Beshear over Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, so it would be inaccurate to call the result an upset. But as the results came in on … [Read more...] about How Democrat Andy Beshear Won Re-Election in Deep Red Kentucky
The 2021 elections were a disaster for the Biden White House and Democrats. The 2022 midterms, however, were a surprising reprieve, as Republicans vastly underperformed historical expectations. And now, 2023 was probably the strongest year yet for Biden’s Democratic Party as they managed to win nearly every closely-watched race. Let’s take a look at those contests, starting … [Read more...] about Dems Score Rare Off-Year Triumph As They Turn Towards 2024
It’s finally that time of the year again, as voters in every state across the nation head to the polls ahead of November 7th, Election Night 2023. Despite the moniker ‘off-year election’, there’s plenty of contests being decided on Tuesday night, including: two Gubernatorial races, a Congressional special election, legislative races in four states, plus countless judicial … [Read more...] about What to Watch: An Hour-By-Hour 2023 Election Night Guide
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?