2022 Senate Overview (October 8, 2021): Alabama - Georgia

October 8, 2021 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alabama. Open; Richard Shelby, R, not seeking re-election. Jan. 28 filing deadline. May 24 primary, July 26 runoff (if necessary). The GOP primary is the real contest in the Yellowhammer State, which Trump won by 25 points last November. At the moment there are four major candidates in the race:…

2022 Senate Overview (October 8, 2021): Hawaii - North Carolina

October 8, 2021 · 2:28 PM EDT

Hawaii. Brian Schatz (D) appointed 2012, elected 2014 (70%), 2016 (74%). June 7 filing deadline. Aug. 13 primary. Schatz has no announced challengers in the Democratic primary or the general election, was sitting on $3.6 million at the end of June, and gets to run in a state Biden won by 30 points.…

2022 Senate Overview (October 8, 2021): North Dakota - Wisconsin

October 8, 2021 · 2:27 PM EDT

North Dakota. John Hoeven (R) elected 2010 (76%), 2016 (78%). April 11 filing deadline. June 14 primary. In 2016, Hoeven won the largest Senate victory in state history with a 61-point thumping of Democratic-NPL nominee Eliot Glassheim. His only vulnerability would be in a primary, and he seems to…

Candidate Conversation: Tina Ramirez (R)

October 8, 2021 · 2:26 PM EDT

Virginia’s 7th District — Rating: To Be Determined After Redistricting

Interview Date: Sept. 24, 2021

Date of Birth: Oct. 6, 1978; San Bernardino, Calif.

Education: Vanguard Univ. (Bachelor’s 1999, Master’s in Education 2000); Univ. of Essex (Master’s in Human Rights 2004)

Elected Office: None;…

Why the 2024 Presidential Race Will Start Later Than Expected

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 8, 2021 · 9:00 AM EDT

While campaigns are starting earlier and earlier, and there certainly isn’t an “off year” from elections anymore, the 2024 presidential race is primed to get off to a late start.

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have the ability to freeze the presidential field of other…

Colorado Redistricting: New District, Fortunate Incumbents

by Bradley Wascher October 4, 2021 · 9:19 AM EDT

In the late hours of Sept. 28, Colorado’s independent redistricting commission approved a new congressional map. The Centennial State was allocated an additional representative in Congress during this year’s decennial reapportionment, and (pending final approval from the state Supreme Court) we now…

Virginia Governor: Rating Change

by Nathan L. Gonzales September 29, 2021 · 5:30 PM EDT

Even though this fall's race for governor in Virginia is just one race in one state, it will determine the initial narrative of the midterm elections next year.

Former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has had a consistent advantage over Republican Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth, but some…