Gerrymandering has an ignoble history, but many groups — including National Democratic Redistricting Committee — are fighting for fair elections in 2020.
April 4 was an excellent day for Illinois Democrats. Democratic candidates won seats in unexpected places, from township supervisor to town councils, in traditionally strong Republican regions. The Illinois victories are another indicator that the GOP may find itself struggling in the 2018 congressional elections. Dan Kovats, Executive Director of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s … Continued
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are encouraging their supporters to hit the polls early, and their efforts appear to be paying off. According to information from Catalist, a data company working to receive detailed early vote return information this year, more than 30 million votes have been cast already across 38 states with early voting in … Continued
Donald Trump’s public break with GOP leaders and nosedive in the polls since the first presidential debate and the release of a 2005 tape containing his lewd comments and boasts about sexual assault have Democratic strategists openly considering going after two historically red GOP strongholds–Georgia and Arizona. Supporters have begun urging Hillary Clinton to move … Continued
[DIGEST: Politico, Bipartisan Report] Overnight, Republican leaders cut off House Democrats’ gun control sit-in. They’ve adjourned the House until July 5 without voting for new gun control measures. The move came 15 hours after Democrats vowed to block any legislative action until Speaker Paul Ryan promised to allow votes on several proposals, including blocking suspected … Continued
Results as of 9:31 PM EST. This article will be updated as additional results come in. [DIGEST: CBS News, KGW, WSJ, ibtimes, ABC News, Mother Jones, Washington Post, Inquisitr] Polls have closed in Kentucky, and it appears it’s going to be a close race. As of this update, Clinton has a narrow lead with 47.6 … Continued