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  1. 2018 midterms
    Democratic Weakness Among Florida Latinos in 2018 a WarningA poor performance among Latinos cost Democrats the governorship and a Senate seat in this key battleground state. They’d better focus on it soon.
  2. the psephological arts
    The Polls Were Fine If Not Perfect in 2018Polls were more accurate than average and didn’t show any notable partisan lean, despite the sky-high turnout that surprised everybody.
  3. 2018 midterms
    One Florida Recount Ends, and the Last One BeginsIt appears the machine recount of the Florida midterms is complete, with a hand recount of the Senate — but not the gubernatorial — race up next.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Overheated Machines, Deadlines, and Other News From the Latest Florida RecountA statewide machine recount is supposed to end on Thursday, followed by a hand recount that could upset apparent Republican victories.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Florida Recounts Proceed Amid Wild GOP Claims of Election StealingFrom Florida to Washington, Republicans are making some pretty lurid accusations about recounts they were probably going to win anyway.
  6. 2018 midterms
    All the Midterm Races That Remain UnresolvedThere are ten House races, two Senate races, and two gubernatorial races where there’s still doubt about who won.
  7. rick scott
    Republicans Need to Stop Baselessly Accusing Democrats of Stealing ElectionsRepublicans have cause for accusing Broward County of incompetence — but none for accusing “liberals” of trying to steal an election.
  8. florida recount
    Rubio: Democrats Are Trying to Steal Florida Elections by Counting All the VotesThe Republican senator argues that Democrats are illegitimately trying to steal elections in Florida by insisting on a legally mandated recount.
  9. vision 2020
    There’s a New Electoral Map in TownPost-midterms, Democrats are looking over the new contours of the presidential map as they figure out where to take on Trump in 2020.
  10. 2018 midterms
    Dems Still Have a Good Shot at Flipping House, But Senate Is an Uphill BattleFifteen days before the midterms, polls show the House going blue, but the GOP is likely to maintain Senate control, or even pick up a seat or two.
  11. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Is Already Affecting the MidtermsFlorida Governor Rick Scott could delay state elections due to the storm’s impact, but not his own Senate race. In Georgia, early voting has begun.
  12. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Have a Latino Voting Problem. It’s Not New, But It’s Urgent.Latino turnout in midterms has been terrible, and Donald Trump alone may not change that.
  13. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Threatens to Upend Florida ElectionsEven if Republicans don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, they have to deal with the political reality of more intense autumn storms.
  14. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Gillum Could Make Progressivism the New PragmatismThe Florida gubernatorial candidate is leading in early polls — and he isn’t the only left-wing Democrat who’s beating the spread in Trump country.
  15. 2018 primaries
    Progressive Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in UpsetBernie Sanders–endorsed Gillum, who hopes to be Florida’s first black governor, will face Trump pick Ron DeSantis in a high-stakes general election.
  16. 6 New Midterm Polls You’ll Want to SeeBarn-burners in Wisconsin and Texas, a GOP governor in trouble in Illinois, and other numbers from the campaign trail.
  17. Democratic Drive to Win Senate Hitting Some Barriers in Florida and New JerseyMost Senate observers are focused on Democrats in deep-red states. But Nelson of Florida is in trouble, and Menendez of New Jersey could be, too.
  18. Most ‘Trump Ten’ Democratic Senators Doing Better Than Trump in Their StatesThe president isn’t nearly as strong as he was in 2016 in many states where Democratic senators are running for reelection this year.
  19. Scott Versus Nelson in a Spendy Sunshine State Slugfest for a Senate SeatScott’s money and Trump’s popularity (or lack thereof) make this a race that’s hard to predict.
  20. Democratic Senate Looking Like a Reach — AgainProspects for a Democratic Senate after the midterms have waxed and waned, but it may be tough for Democrats to hang on in deep red states.
  21. Vulnerable Democratic Senators Mostly Above Water; a Wave Could Keep Them ThereApproval ratio numbers for senators show a predictable erosion of support for Democrats running in red states. But they’re hanging in there.
  22. Trump’s War on the Coastal States Includes More Offshore Drilling, Less SafetyHe’s doing this despite bipartisan opposition from governors.
  23. 2018 Senate Overview: The Pro-GOP Landscape Is Turning BlueTrump’s unpopularity, strong Democratic incumbents, and some luck are benefiting the party that would’ve expected to lose badly in 2018 Senate races.
  24. 2018 Senate Landscape Is Stable, With ‘Trump Ten’ Democrats Holding Their OwnSenatorial approval ratings are slipping slowly, but so are Donald Trump’s.
  25. Maybe Senate Democrats Aren’t in Such Bad Shape for 2018With a horrific electoral landscape, it was thought Democrats would lose Senate seats even if they did well in the House. But things are looking up.
  26. Red-State Democratic Senators Don’t Seem Scared to Act Like DemocratsA potential Gorsuch filibuster will be a key test. But early indications are that few are breaking party ranks.
  27. A Majority of the Senate Now Supports Gay MarriageFlorida Democrat Bill Nelson evolves.
  28. apropos of nothing
    Breaking: HBO Names Our High-School Vice-Principal As CEO