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2020 House Ratings (November 11, 2019)

November 11, 2019 · 4:39 PM EST

Iowa Senate: The Importance of Being Ernst

by Leah Askarinam November 8, 2019 · 2:30 PM EST

Democratic presidential hopefuls, who have been eating and dancing their way across Iowa in order to win the first-in-the-nation stamp of approval, will leave the fried Twinkies and corn dogs behind after the February caucuses. But the state will be far from void of political activity.

All four…

Virginia 2: Shifting Sands in Virginia Beach

by Leah Askarinam November 8, 2019 · 2:29 PM EST

After a year of sporadic special elections, Tuesday night presented fodder for days of analysis. There’s plenty for Democrats to be excited about, after they took control of both chambers of the Virginia state legislature. On the micro level, however, some results foreshadowed potentially tough…

Candidate Conversation - Alyse Galvin (D)

November 8, 2019 · 2:28 PM EST

Alyse Galvin (D)

Alaska At-Large District — Rating: Solid Republican

Interview Date: Oct. 22, 2019

Date of Birth: July 18, 1965 (Riverside, Calif.)

Education: Univ. of San Diego (Bachelor’s 1989)

Elected Office: None; 2018 At-Large District Democratic nominee

Current Outlook: The National…

Democratic Win in Kentucky Proves Candidates Still Matter

by Ryan Matsumoto November 6, 2019 · 10:37 AM EST

On Tuesday, voters in Kentucky headed to the polls to vote in elections for governor and other state executive offices. Democratic state Attorney General Andy Beshear defeated Republican Gov. Matt Bevin 49.2 percent to 48.8 percent, a margin of just 5150 votes out of 1,442,622 votes cast.

Beshear…

7 Things I Think I Think After the 2019 Elections

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 6, 2019 · 8:45 AM EST

Voters in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Virginia were gracious enough to go to the polls on Tuesday and give us some tangible results to chew over with 12 months to go before the 2020 elections. Here are some thoughts.

Kentucky was not an upset. Inside Elections changed its rating on the governor’s…

Job Opening: Analyst - Reporter for Inside Elections

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 29, 2019 · 8:23 PM EDT

With the election cycle heating up, we’re looking to add to the Inside Elections team with an Analyst / Reporter. 

I’m looking for someone who will contribute to Inside Elections’ nonpartisan coverage of campaigns through reporting, writing, and analysis, contributing to the race ratings, and…

California 25: Legitimate Opportunity or Mirage?

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 28, 2019 · 1:52 PM EDT

A Democratic House member resigns but is it really at risk of a Republican takeover?

Less than a year after getting elected to Congress, Democratic Rep. Katie Hill announced her resignation from California’s 25th District amidst allegations of inappropriate relationships with staffers. On one…