Report Shorts (November 19, 2021)

by Jacob Rubashkin November 19, 2021 · 2:26 PM EST

Florida’s 20th District
Self-funding healthcare executive Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick was certified as the winner of the Democratic primary to replace the late Rep. Alcee Hastings, meaning she’s the prohibitive favorite to win the special general election on Jan. 11. The result came after a recount…

Texas Redistricting: A Lone Swing Seat in the Lone Star State?

by Bradley Wascher November 15, 2021 · 1:09 PM EST

One of the largest states in the country will host some of the fewest competitive House races over the next decade. By signing into law Texas’s new congressional map late last month, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott approved a plan that will likely make federal elections in the state much less…

2022 House Ratings (November 15, 2021)

November 15, 2021 · 1:08 PM EST

Iowa Redistricting: Republicans Looking for the Sweep

by Jacob Rubashkin November 11, 2021 · 10:15 AM EST

Republicans defeated two of the three Democratic members in Iowa in 2020 and are hoping to finish the job next year. Beating Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne would give the GOP full control of the four-member delegation and a net gain of one seat on their march to the majority. 

After rejecting the…

2022 House Ratings (November 11, 2021)

November 11, 2021 · 10:14 AM EST

New Hampshire Senate: Sununu Will Not Run

by Jacob Rubashkin November 9, 2021 · 10:47 AM EST

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu’s decision not to run for the U.S. Senate is big news, but the Granite State is still a winnable race for Republicans looking to reclaim the majority next year. 

The Tuesday announcement from Sununu, a popular three-term governor, that he will seek re-election to a…

Arizona Senate: Desert Storm

by Jacob Rubashkin November 5, 2021 · 2:30 PM EDT

For the fourth time in four cycles, Arizona is gearing up for a competitive Senate race. 

It’s a fitting run for a state that has emerged as a top political battleground after decades of Republican domination, and it’s set to continue apace in 2024 when headline-grabbing Sen. Kyrsten Sinema faces…

Candidate Conversation: Val Arkoosh (D)

November 5, 2021 · 2:29 PM EDT

Pennsylvania Senate — Rating: Battleground

Interview Date: Oct. 18, 2021

Date of Birth: Sept. 22, 1960; Omaha, Neb.

Education: Northwestern Univ. (1982); Univ. of Nebraska College of Medicine (1986); Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (Masters, 2007)

Elected Office: Montgomery County…