Podcast Episode 4: GOP Presidential Debate, Nevada Senate, Utah Special Election

August 25, 2023 · 2:25 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Erin Covey discuss the impact of the first presidential debate on the Republican primary, the Nevada Senate race, and the House special election in Utah coming up this fall.

The Inside Elections podcast analyzes congressional, presidential and gubernatorial…

Nevada Senate: Silver State Slugfest

by Erin Covey August 18, 2023 · 2:00 PM EDT

In 2018, then-Rep. Jacky Rosen defeated Republican Sen. Dean Heller by 5 points — a landslide victory by Nevada standards that was propelled by a nationwide “Blue Wave.” 

Her 2024 re-election campaign is likely to be closer.

Republicans have struggled to win federal races in Nevada over the past…

Setting the Stage for the GOP Debates

by Jacob Rubashkin August 18, 2023 · 1:59 PM EDT

The 2024 GOP presidential primary will enter a new phase on Wednesday, when the leading contenders meet for the first time on the debate stage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Or at least that’s what the Republican party leadership hopes will happen. 

Former president and current frontrunner Donald Trump…

North Carolina 8: Bishop’s Move Opens Seat

by Erin Covey August 18, 2023 · 1:58 PM EDT

Nearly five years ago, a rare case of verified election fraud paved the path for Republican Dan Bishop’s election to Congress. Bishop is now leaving Washington to run for the state’s attorney general office — and the candidate at the center of the election fraud scandal is mulling a comeback.

Report Shorts (August 18, 2023)

August 18, 2023 · 1:57 PM EDT

California’s 13th District. Former state Assemblyman Adam Gray is running against freshman Republican John Duarte in this Central Valley district Democrats need to win to retake the majority. In 2022, Duarte beat Gray by 564 votes in the second-closest House race in the country. Toss-up.


Virginia 7: Another House Democrat Eyes the Exits

by Erin Covey August 3, 2023 · 4:00 PM EDT

Abigail Spanberger’s name has long been at the top of the list of Democrats who could run to succeed term-limited Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin in 2025. But Politico’s report that the congresswoman won’t run for re-election in 2024 as she prepares a gubernatorial campaign complicates Democrats’…

2024 Senate Overview: A Wreck of an Election

July 28, 2023 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales, Erin Covey, & Jacob Rubashkin

Be prepared. With Senate candidates delaying their entry into competitive races and key senators withholding their re-election decisions, and the parties set to nominate two unpopular presidential nominees in a rematch no one is excited about,…

2024 Senate Overview (July 28, 2023): Arizona - Maine

July 28, 2023 · 2:29 PM EDT

Arizona. Kyrsten Sinema (I) elected 2018 as a Democrat (50%). Filing deadline April 8. The state of the Arizona Senate race has remained static for the past several months. This is largely due to the indecision of two potential candidates: Sinema, and 2022 GOP gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake. 


2024 Senate Overview (July 28, 2023): Maryland - Ohio

July 28, 2023 · 2:28 PM EDT

Maryland. Open; Ben Cardin (D) not seeking re-election. Filing deadline Jan. 19. The picture in Maryland got a little clearer when progressive hero Rep. Jamie Raskin opted out of running to succeed Cardin. That leaves 6th District Rep. David Trone and Prince George’s County Executive Angela…