2024 Gubernatorial Overview: Small Cycle, Big Turnover

by Jacob Rubashkin April 26, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

Eleven states will choose a governor this November. But nearly all of the suspense will play out over the next five months, as primary voters pick nominees that will almost assuredly win their general elections.

Just three states are playing host to races that appear competitive for both parties,…

Arizona 6: Twice the Charm in Tucson?

by Jacob Rubashkin April 26, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

The Arizona Supreme Court’s recent abortion ruling put a national spotlight on the Grand Canyon State ahead of the 2024 elections. Beyond the highly competitive and consequential presidential and Senate contests taking place this fall, there are two House races in Arizona that could have national…

2024 Presidential Battlegrounds: Georgia

by Bradley Wascher April 26, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Georgia emerged as a top presidential battleground in 2020 and subsequently became ground zero for former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the election. Unsurprisingly the state, currently rated as a Toss-up, is shaping up to be competitive again this November.

President Joe Biden…

Report Shorts (April 26, 2024)

by Jacob Rubashkin April 26, 2024 · 2:26 PM EDT

New Jersey’s 10th District. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., a six-term Democrat, died on Wednesday. Because the primary is in just a few weeks, county party leaders will select a replacement nominee to succeed Payne in the Newark district. Gov. Phil Murphy can call a special election to fill out the…

Pennsylvania: Primary Results Set Stage for Key Battleground

by Nathan L. Gonzales April 24, 2024 · 10:39 AM EDT

WIth Pennsylvania’s primary in the books, there’s clarity for the general elections in the Keystone State. And with competitive races for the White House, Senate and House, Pennsylvania stands to play a key role in which party is in power next year.

Senate. Democratic Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and…

Podcast Episode 21: Maryland Senate w/ Pamela Wood of the Baltimore Banner

April 18, 2024 · 12:05 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Pamela Wood of the Baltimore Banner discuss the Democratic primary for the Senate in Maryland and a look ahead to the general election against Republican former Gov. Larry Hogan, as well as the Democratic primary in Maryland’s 3rd District featuring a former…

Arizona Senate: Open Seat Battle

by Jacob Rubashkin April 11, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s decision not to seek re-election transforms Arizona’s upcoming election from a unique three-way contest, to a more conventional but still highly competitive race.

And a blockbuster ruling from the state Supreme Court effectively instituting a near-total ban on…

Maryland Senate: Primary Focus

by Jacob Rubashkin April 11, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

With fewer than five weeks to go before Election Night — and three weeks before early voting begins — Maryland’s Senate Democratic primary is tightening and drawing national attention.

The long-simmering clash between 6th District Rep. David Trone and Prince George’s County Executive Angela…

2024 Presidential Battlegrounds: Michigan

by Bradley Wascher April 11, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Michigan will host competitive House and Senate races this November, but it is also a top presidential battleground.

Former President Donald Trump carried the Wolverine State by two-tenths of a point in 2016, and then lost it by almost 3 points in 2020. But he boasts a consistent — yet very narrow…