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Virginia 7: Roe, Roe, Roe to Re-election?

by Jacob Rubashkin July 15, 2022 · 2:30 PM EDT

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade just three weeks ago, but the decision is already reverberating through congressional races across the country. 

Democrats, facing serious headwinds nationally due to economic concerns and President Joe Biden’s anemic approval ratings, are banking on…

Republicans Have the Edge in Early House Projection

July 15, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales & Jacob Rubashkin

With less than four months before Election Day, the country is on track for a typical midterm election in which voters punish the president’s party, particularly when it comes to House races.  

Over the last century, the president’s party has lost an…

Gubernatorial Race Updates (July 15, 2022)

by Jacob Rubashkin July 15, 2022 · 2:28 PM EDT

ALASKA. Mike Dunleavy (R), elected 2018 (51%). Alaska’s unique election system – the top four candidates in the August 16 all-party primary will compete on a ranked-choice ballot in November – make this race difficult to handicap. Dunleavy faces challengers from all sides. State Rep. Christopher…

2022 Senate Overview (July 1, 2022): The Slog to the Majority

July 1, 2022 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales & Jacob Rubashkin

Republicans are set up for sweeping success in the midterm elections, but it’s turning out to be a race by race slog to the Senate majority for the GOP. 

With a slumping economy and concerns about inflation, high gas prices, the supply chain, crime, and…

2022 Senate Overview (July 1, 2022): Alabama - Georgia

July 1, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alabama. Open; Richard Shelby (R) not seeking re-election. In one of the cycle’s most topsy-turvy primaries, the ultimate winner was Katie Boyd Britt, the former Shelby chief of staff and president of the Alabama Business Council who had the support of much of the DC GOP establishment. Britt…

2022 Senate Overview (July 1, 2022): Hawaii - North Carolina

by Jacob Rubashkin July 1, 2022 · 2:28 PM EDT

Hawaii. Brian Schatz (D) appointed 2012, elected 2014 (70%), 2016 (74%). Aug. 13 primary. Several Republicans, most notably state Rep. Bob McDermott, filed to take on Schatz. None of them will beat the incumbent. The senator had $4 million in the bank on March 31, at which point none of the…

2022 Senate Overview (July 1, 2022): North Dakota - Wisconsin

July 1, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

North Dakota. John Hoeven (R) elected 2010 (76%), 2016 (78%). Hoeven will face Democratic-NPL nominee Katrina Christiansen, an engineering professor at University of Jamestown, in the fall. The senator had $3.3 million in the bank on May 25 compared to Christiansen’s $18,000. Democrats won’t be…

House & Governor Report Shorts (July 1, 2022)

July 1, 2022 · 2:26 PM EDT

California
22nd District.
Now that all but the last couple hundred ballots have finally been counted, GOP Rep. David Valadao can breathe a brief sigh of relief. The incumbent will outpace fellow Republican and former Fresno City councilor Chris Mathys by just 1,226 votes, after Democrats started…