Through the majority of the 2022 midterm election cycle, the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson (overturning the longstanding precedent of Roe v. Wade) has dominated headlines and analysis. Although Democrats enjoyed a strong late summer bump, ostensibly fueled by the decision, GOP candidates have substantially gained in polling completed throughout October, in the … [Read more...] about How Will the Death of Roe Affect Partisan Realignment in the 2022 Midterms?
Morning Headlines A Federal Court intervened to solve Ohio's 2022 redistricting deadlock, ordering the state to implement gerrymandered State Legislature maps that were ruled unconstitutional by the State Supreme Court. The Federal Court left the possibility open that state legislative elections from 2024-2030 could occur under different maps. The implemented maps not only … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Ohio GOP wins State Legislative Redistricting Battle for 2022, Michigan GOP in Turmoil After Removal of Gubernatorial Candidates from Ballot
Morning Headlines The Missouri Senate has passed a congressional redistricting map. It was the last state legislature in the country to pass a redistricting plan of any kind. The Missouri House passed the plan earlier in the week and the Senate used a rule that hadn't been used since 1979 to fast track the plan to the Senate floor before that chamber adjourned their … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Missouri General Assembly Passes Redistricting Map
It's Election Day in West Virginia and Nebraska as voters in both states start to head to the polls to cast their ballot in what should be some exciting contests. Polls close in West Virginia at 7:30 p.m. (EDT) and in Nebraska at 8:00 p.m. (CDT). You can find the most up-to-the-minute results from both at results.decisiondeskhq.com. Be sure to check out our preview looking at … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Election Day in Nebraska and West Virginia
Morning Headlines The New York redistricting special master and state Supreme Court Justice Patrick McCallister listened to recommendations from representatives of various groups about how the new congressional and state senate maps should be drawn. In the hearing, the state Legislature resubmitted the same state senate map that was struck down arguing it was not rejected … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Messy Redistricting Processes Continue Across the Country