Gubernatorial Updates (November 3, 2022)

by Jacob Rubashkin November 3, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

GEORGIA. Brian Kemp (R), elected 2018 (50%). The big question on Election Day will be whether Kemp wins outright or if the electorate is more friendly to Democrats than anticipated, and he’s forced into a runoff. But strategists in both parties agree he’s outpacing Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams…

2022 Election Preview (October 21, 2022): Back to the Future

October 21, 2022 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales, Erin Covey, and Jacob Rubashkin

Did the summer ever happen? 

For most of the cycle, Republicans were on the march to majorities in the House and the Senate, propelled by voter backlash to President Joe Biden’s handling of various challenges including the economy, crime, and…

Senate Updates (October 21, 2022)

October 21, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alaska. Lisa Murkowski (R) appointed 2002, elected 2004 (49%), 2010 (39% as a write-in), 2016 (44%). Former President Donald Trump is mad about the Mitch McConnell-affiliated Senate Leadership Fund spending millions to support Murkowski over Trump’s candidate, former state official Kelly Tshibaka.…

House Updates (October 21, 2022)

October 21, 2022 · 2:28 PM EDT

At-Large District (Mary Peltola, D).
Trump 53%. The DCCC recently signaled it would like outside groups to begin spending money against Republican candidate Nick Begich III — former Gov. Sarah Palin, also running, goes unmentioned. That’s likely because polling and the results of the August…

Gubernatorial Update (October 21, 2022)

October 21, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

Oklahoma. Kevin Stitt (R), elected 2018 (54%). The Republican Governors’ Association will begin spending to support Stitt in a surprisingly competitive re-election campaign. The group announced a seven-figure intervention but has so far booked half a million dollars starting this week. That’s a…