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Senate Updates (September 9, 2022)

September 9, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alaska. Lisa Murkowski (R) appointed 2002, elected 2004 (49%), 2010 (39% as a write-in), 2016 (44%). Of all the Republicans running for Senate this cycle, Murkowski may have had the best August of the bunch. In Alaska’s new all-party primary, Murkowski secured 45 percent of the vote, outpacing…

House Updates (September 9, 2022)

September 9, 2022 · 2:28 PM EDT

Alaska.
At-Large (Mary Peltola, D).
Trump 53%. Peltola pulled off an upset in the special election to replace the late Rep. Don Young. In a three-way race, Peltola defeated former Gov. Sarah Palin and entrepreneur Nick Begich III, both Republicans. The election was conducted using ranked…

Gubernatorial Updates (September 9, 2022)

September 9, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

MASSACHUSETTS. Open; Charlie Baker (R), not seeking re-election. Former state Rep. Geoff Diehl defeated businessman Chris Doughty, 56-44 percent, in the GOP primary. Diehl was the GOP nominee for Senate in 2018, losing 60-36 percent to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Diehl was endorsed for…

Alaska At-Large: Making History

by Jacob Rubashkin September 1, 2022 · 8:55 AM EDT

Democrat Mary Peltola, a former state legislator, defeated two Republican opponents including former Gov. Sarah Palin, to win a special election to replace the late, longtime Rep. Don Young in Alaska.

It was the first time a Democrat won Alaska’s sole House seat since 1972, when Nick Begich, Sr.…

2022 House Ratings (September 1, 2022)

September 1, 2022 · 8:54 AM EDT

2022 House Overview (August 25, 2022): GOP Majority Could be Slim

August 25, 2022 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales and Jacob Rubashkin

Apparently, there are no normal elections anymore. 

For close to a year, since last August, President Joe Biden’s job approval rating and Democratic electoral prospects were on a steady decline toward a typical midterm election in which the party in power…

2022 House Overview (August 25, 2022): Alabama - Iowa

August 25, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alabama.

5th District (Open; Mo Brooks, R, lost in Senate primary). Trump 63%. Chamber of Commerce-backed Madison County Commissioner Dale Strong defeated House Freedom Caucus-backed former Assistant Secretary of the Army Casey Wardynski, 63-37 percent, in a GOP primary runoff. Solid Republican.

2022 House Overview (August 25, 2022): Kansas - New York

August 25, 2022 · 2:28 PM EDT

Kansas.

3rd District (Sharice Davids, D). Biden 51%. Admanda Adkins easily won the Republican primary with 77 percent and will face Davids in a rematch of their 2020 race that Davids won by 10 points. Biden would have won the district in 2020, although by a more narrow margin than the district…