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Special Election

  1. 2018 midterms
    Why Mississippi Could Determine Who Controls the Senate and the Supreme CourtEverything could come down to a late-November special election runoff in the Magnolia State.
  2. Trump Denies Kasich Any Credit for Ohio OutcomeKasich probably had as much to do as Trump with Troy Balderson holding a lead in the 12th District Ohio race, but POTUS just has to call him a loser.
  3. Scott Walker Abandons Fight Against Special ElectionsThe hyper-partisan governor of hyper-polarized Wisconsin loses a round to the courts.
  4. Frank Rich: The Hidden Logic of Trump’s Staff ExodusThe president is looking for a specific type in an underling.
  5. 5 Lessons From the Pennsylvania Special ElectionThe GOP’s House Majority is (probably) not long for this earth — and four other takeaways from Conor Lamb’s success in the heart of Trump country.
  6. Republican Favored in Overshadowed South Carolina Special ElectionLower education levels, a larger minority population, and affection for Trump make this SC race a better bet for the GOP win than GA-06 next door.
  7. Georgia’s Extra-Special Election Enters the Final StretchIn a race that’s too close to call, both parties are seeing a potential harbinger for what will happen in the 2018 midterms.
  8. How Bad Was Georgia Republican Karen Handel’s ‘Livable Wage’ Gaffe?In the nation’s most expensive House race, Jon Ossoff’s opponent stepped in it.
  9. Democrat Wins Low-Key, All-Democratic Special Election in CaliforniaIn a low-turnout contest in a dark-blue L.A. district, state legislator Jimmy Gomez exploited his many advantages to win.
  10. Both Parties Are Spinning Hard in Montana’s Strange, Evolving Special ElectionFinal question in a nationalized context between the parties: Who will vote on a Thursday before a holiday weekend?
  11. South Carolina Special House Election: GOP Brawling and Slim Democratic HopesOn Tuesday, both parties will hold multi-candidate primaries for the seat formerly held by Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney.
  12. Georgia’s Election on Track to Become Most Expensive House Race EverThe candidates have spent $14 million so far and heavy punches aren’t even being thrown yet.
  13. Ossoff Falls Short of a Majority in Georgia House Race, Heads to RunoffThe Democrat disappointed those hoping for a knockout win in Tom Price’s old district, but he’ll get another shot on June 20.
  14. The GOP Almost Lost in Kansas Because Even Republicans Hate Their Party’s AgendaLocal issues helped make last night’s special election competitive. That’s a national problem for the Republican Party.
  15. GOP Gets Scare in Kansas Special Election, But Holds OnIn a district Trump carried by 27 points, the Republican won by seven, starting what could be a difficult string of elections for Republicans.
  16. In Kansas, Republicans Are Panicking and Democrats Are Voting Their ResistanceThe special congressional election was supposed to be a GOP cakewalk. But now it could produce a huge upset.
  17. First Congressional Special Election of the Trump Era Provides Some SurprisesThere was no huge turnout, and no win for former Bernie Sanders operatives, in a special election for a safely Democratic House seat in California.
  18. New Polls Show Democrat Ossoff Still Doing Well in Georgia Special ElectionDespite GOP claims that their negative ads had knocked him down a peg, Ossoff is still within reach of a majority in the latest public polls.
  19. Did Democrats Just Begin an Electoral Comeback by Winning in Delaware?In a special election that could have given Republicans control of yet another legislative chamber, robust turnout gave Democrats a much-needed win.
  20. Georgia’s Special Election to Replace Tom Price Is Still the GOP’s Race to LoseIn a suburban Atlanta district Trump only carried by one point, Democrats have a viable candidate but a poor turnout record in this kind of election.
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