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2018 Turnout Was the Highest of Any Midterm in More Than a Century Looks like a combative political culture, a lot of close races, and Donald J. Trump get voters out to participate.
Storms Could Rain on Election Day Parade In states with lots of early voting, storms might not matter so much politically. But in big parts of the South and Midwest, look out!
12 Young People on Why They Probably Won’t Vote Only a third of Americans ages 18 to 29 say they will cast a ballot next month. Here, we ask why.
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.
Californians Will Be Voting on a Wild Array of Ballot Initiatives in November From repeal of a controversial gas-tax increase to a mandate for cage-free eggs, other issues will compete with candidates for money and attention.
Turnout for an Epochal California Primary Will Probably Be Terrible The stakes in the June 5 top-two primary in the Golden State are very high. But voters aren’t that excited, and the outcome is hard to predict.
Democratic Wave May Depend on Millennials Becoming Unusually Motivated to Vote Midterm elections usually show a major dropoff in turnout from young voters. If that happens this fall, the Democratic “wave” could be minimized.
Karen Handel Gets Last-Minute Endorsement From Weather Gods On the day of Georgia’s special election, rain is flooding Democratic sections of the district — while leaving GOP areas relatively unscathed.
With Obama Gone, Black Voting Drop-off a Real Problem for Democrats There is fresh evidence that African-American turnout sagged notably in 2016, and is not rebounding so far in 2017, either.
AFL-CIO Split Over Tom Steyer’s Green Cash Billionaire Tom Steyer has agreed to contribute $5 million to the AFL-CIO’s pro-Democrat super-pac. But he opposes the Keystone Pipeline, so some unions don’t want to take his filthy, clean-energy-loving money.
Donald Trump Is Never Going to Let You See His Taxes Trump also told the AP that he won’t be investing in a data operation and will rely on a large rally-based voter-targeting effort instead.