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???
There are no certainties in politics. Just ask Clinton circa 2016. But, for most of 2020 the presidential election has been defined by a steady Biden lead nationally and in battleground states across the country. Yet, that lead has shrunk … Continue reading Election Night Could Be Decided Early If These Two Things Happen
In 2016, Republican bleeding in the suburbs was bad. But, last year, the floodgates burst and historically red districts nestled in suburbs as geographically diverse to be in TX, OK, and SC turned blue. While North Carolina’s suburbs turned a … Continue reading Has Republican Bleeding In The Suburbs Stopped?
A mere four months ago, Democrats were giddy on their 2020 prospects. The President’s approval was dragged down by the partial government shutdown, Senate Republicans were divided on ending said shutdown and Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats were riding high … Continue reading Democrats Striking Out in Top Senate Races Dims Hope For 2020
In recent weeks Democrats have won a number of late deciding races due to absentee and provisional ballots being counted (see every district in Orange County) flipping blue AFTER election night. But these votes were all cast in a decidedly … Continue reading A Do-Over In The NC-9 Probably Won’t End Well For Democrats
It’s become an oddity in an era of bitter partisanship. The voter who will vote for a candidate with a D next to his/her name and an R next to his/her name. They’re ticket-splitters and they have become less and … Continue reading The GOP Senate Majority Rests on Ticket Splitting