...from Roll Call.... It’s dangerous to extrapolate too much from any single special election, but the trend is clear across nearly all of the special contests over the past year: Democrats are over-performing and Republicans are struggling to hold open seats. The … [Read more...] about More House seats move towards Democrats even as the ‘Blue Wave’ jitters hits the political media…
Anybody surprised at this? Now balance this number against the 70% or so supporters of Trump.... Huh? Only thirteen percent of Americans said they would consider President Trump to be honest and trustworthy, according to a new Survey Monkey tracking poll. Trump's … [Read more...] about Only 13 percent of Americans consider Trump honest and trustworthy…Poll
...from the San Francisco Chronicle.... With 27 candidates for governor and 32 people running for Senate, there’s no easy way to survey voters on every single candidate, said Tulchin. He uses a mix of telephone and online polling. “We can test the full ballot online and … [Read more...] about Polling for the numerous California candidates running for office????
Candidates: Damon Linker over at the Week talks about how the Democrat’s 2018 successes might wind up causing them problems in 2020. As the Democrats are expected to make gains in 2018 by a combination of juicing Progressive turnout, winning White-collar Clinton Republicans and … [Read more...] about Political Roundup for May 16th, 2018…2018 vs 2020 Democrats?…Exit polling…RRH Elections…
Update ...Check comments for Results .... ...from AP News.... Tuesday’s primary elections will begin to settle swing state Pennsylvania’s chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago. Pennsylvania primary voters … [Read more...] about Voters cast ballots in 4 states today…. in Pa., redrawn map in play…Results!
I DO..... What a wonderful glorus moment..... The 44th President of the United States.... The first Black/Mixed Race President..... The acknowledgement that America got past race to make it's elected leader something America was increasing turning … [Read more...] about To Remember the euphoria of Barack Obama getting elected…Open Thread for May 15, 2018
“After months of confidence that public discontent with President Trump would lift Democrats back to power in Congress, some party leaders are fretting that their advantages in this year’s midterms are eroding amid a shifting political landscape,” the Washington Post … [Read more...] about Democrats Fret Over Trump’s Improved Standing
...from FiveThirtyEight.... You hear it all the time: The 2018 Senate map is bad, even “brutal,” for Democrats. Of the 35 seats on the ballot this cycle, 26 are held by senators who caucus with the Democrats, and just nine are held by Republicans. Democrats must flip two of … [Read more...] about Democrats’ Horrible 2018 Senate Map Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time