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2022 House Ratings (December 16, 2021)

December 16, 2021 · 2:25 PM EST

The Problem with our Politics is not Partisanship

by Nathan L. Gonzales December 8, 2021 · 9:02 AM EST

Our political system is broken. Partisanship, however, is not to blame. It’s the personalization. 

In the current political environment, it’s not enough to disagree with a political foe about policy. You have to discredit, demonize and destroy that person as a human being. 

Arizona Republican…

Georgia Senate: Between the Parties

by Jacob Rubashkin December 3, 2021 · 2:30 PM EST

Republicans need a net gain of just one seat to take back control of the U.S. Senate and, on paper, Georgia appears the likeliest candidate to deliver the majority back to the GOP.

All of Republicans’ pickup opportunities are in states Joe Biden carried in 2020, but Georgia was the narrowest of…

Nevada Redistricting: Democrats Go Gambling

by Jacob Rubashkin December 3, 2021 · 2:29 PM EST

On Nov. 16, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed his state’s new congressional maps into law. The map was drawn and passed by the Democratic-controlled state legislature and signed by Sisolak, also a Democrat, the same day.

In the 10 years Nevada has had four congressional districts, Republicans have…

Biden’s Job Rating Tumbles from Stable

by Ryan Matsumoto December 3, 2021 · 2:28 PM EST

Earlier this year, Inside Elections took a look at Joe Biden’s presidential approval rating and noted its remarkable stability. As of June 1, Biden’s approval rating was at 54 percent approval and 40 percent disapproval in the FiveThirtyEight polling average. Biden’s approval rating had hovered at…

Report Shorts (December 3, 2021): Georgia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania

by Jacob Rubashkin December 3, 2021 · 2:27 PM EST

Georgia Governor
Former state House minority leader/2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams made her long-anticipated 2022 gubernatorial bid official on Dec. 1, putting her on the path for an epic rematch of the 2018 race that pitted her against now-Gov. Brian Kemp in a race decided by…

Montana Redistricting: Back Two the Future

by Jacob Rubashkin November 24, 2021 · 10:15 AM EST

When Montana was assigned an additional congressional district earlier this year, it didn’t just double its representation in the U.S. House. It made history, with Big Sky Country becoming the first state ever to bounce back to multiple members after previously being reduced to one at-large…

2022 Senate: A Range of Outcomes After Virginia and New Jersey

by Bradley Wascher November 23, 2021 · 4:06 PM EST

Recent elections in Virginia and New Jersey provide additional clarity on the position of the national environment heading into the 2022 Senate elections, and although there are still a range of outcomes for how the midterms might play out, Republicans currently appear to have an advantage.