It is hard to not over emphasize how important redistricting is to the political fortunes of state and national political parties. Coming into the election cycle, Republicans had complete control to draw 187 district compared to a mere 75 for … Continue reading How Is Redistricting Going So Far???
It runs counter to conventional narrative but last month the California GOP had its best election cycle in almost two decades. In a May special election, the GOP recaptured a seat they had lost in 2018 anchored in the LA … Continue reading California Republicans: Are They Back?
It has been tough to be a Republican lately. Polls show Trump falling further behind in his bid for reelection, the GOP’s Senate majority in major peril, and the party’s chances of retaking the House almost nil after lackluster funding … Continue reading CA – 25’s Special Is The Good News Republicans Needed
As widely expected, last Friday, hours after signing a compromise budget agreement, President Trump declared a national emergency on the border. The emergency declaration, at least on the surface, would allow the President to reallocate funds from the Department of … Continue reading Trump’s Emergency
Democrats in Texas on Tuesday were supposed to be celebrating. Not fretting. But fretting they are now that a Democratic state senate district which supported Clinton by 12 points and has not had a Republican represent it since Reconstruction flipped … Continue reading Democrats Hope For A Wave Fueled By Hispanic Turnout Died In Texas Tuesday
While Democrats have scored notable successes in majority white states like Oklahoma, Missouri and NY State, in majority-white districts with many college graduates, there is one notable set of places where they have surprisingly struggled to make gains-Hispanic-majority districts. In … Continue reading The GOP House Majority Might Be Saved In The Unlikeliest Of Places
A lot will of diverse storylines will be written about Tuesday. Some will say the night was a boon for women (true), Democrats in general (meh) and bad for Republicans (ahaha). But, the truth of the matter is, the night … Continue reading What To Make Of Tuesday?
In the last few weeks, nothing has rocked the political world more than the Pennsylvania Supreme Court stepping in and redrawing the state’s “unfair” GOP drawn Congressional maps. For historical context, the maps were drawn after the GOP wave of … Continue reading The Dangers of Undoing Gerrymandering
Talk to any Democrat running and they are excited about their party’s electoral prospects this fall. They lead by seven points on the generic ballot and a number of polls have found a generic Democrat or preferred candidate leading/tying the … Continue reading Democrats Have A Real Primary Problem
It appears Donald Trump has riled the left again. To quote a Star Wars saying, “That doesn’t sound to hard.” Specifically, in a win for conservatives it was reported by the NYT that the Trump administration is opening “investigations and … Continue reading Affirmative Action Is Not About Whites