The rise of the Hispanic vote has been the white whale of both Democrats and Republicans. Democrats have claimed they will fuel a blue America while Republicans argue their whitening and culturally conservative values will turn them to the right. … Continue reading Hispanics And Trump: Say What?
With everything surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh “Salem Witch Trials” and more and more Republican held seats “coming online” (parlance for competitive) the electoral landscape for the majority party is looking decidedly dark. Texas and West Virginia, of all places, are … Continue reading If The Polls Are Off It’s Good News For Republicans
As the dust from the California primary settles and the hot-takes from the results flow in (see mine here) the general consensus is that while things are looking up for Republicans the battle for the House remains an uphill slog. … Continue reading The Battle For The House Is Now A Toss-Up
By now, most pundits are predicting a wave election. The most optimistic analysis from non-partisan experts is the House is at best 50/50 for the GOP and heavy losses are expected. The number of legislative seats Democrats have flipped, the … Continue reading Fight For The House Is Still An Uphill Climb For Democrats
Democrats seem to have everything going for them. They are winning special elections, have a massive lead in the generic ballot, are witnessing the GOP imploding under Trump and have a base excited to deliver a message to Trump next … Continue reading Democrats Are Falling Into The Cultural Trap
Back in 2010, electoral politics in the UK seemed fairly consistent. Labour had a small but steady majority in Parliament, the Tories were the minority and the Liberal Democrats were the fringe. But then the Tories took power in 2010 … Continue reading What’s Up With That UK Election Thing?
In the span of a week it seems Democrats have moved beyond doom and gloom in the Trump era to a strategy to defeat Trump. Oppose, oppose, oppose. The strategy, if it can be called one, is predicated on appeasing … Continue reading It’s 2016 All Over Again
Ever since Donald Trump issue via Executive Order his immigration plan (including the temporary refugee ban) it has felt like 2016 campaign is being fought all over again. Charges of racism and xenophobia are flying while millions of Americans argue … Continue reading Trump’s Immigration Plan Illustrates Campaign Divides
It’s become repetitive to say this election is unlike any we have ever experienced before. But it is true. This election has featured wild swings in Trump’s and Clinton’s favor but always settling with a slight Clinton edge. That still … Continue reading What Makes Trump’s Surge Different Than Romney’s
If you had a sense of déjà vu about this election you would be forgiven. Since mid-August when Trump has climbed into contention with Clinton nationally and risen in the polls in battleground states such as Ohio and Florida we … Continue reading Now It Is Democrats Turn To Argue The Polls Are Biased