Kentucky voted in its gubernatorial election Tuesday. Polling indicates Republican Gov. Matt Bevin vulnerable to Attorney General Andy Beshear, a Democrat.
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Democrats won control of Virginia General Assembly Tuesday giving the party total control of the Old Dominion’s government for the first time since 1994.
Tuesday’s elections will offer an early hint about the state of the electorate a year before the 2020 poll. Here are the critical races to watch.
Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year’s vote as well, but it’s not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics, AP.
Common Cause statement on SHIELD Act to curb foreign interference in U.S. Elections states the merits of the law but the White House opposed its passage.
New Common Cause report explains how electoral boundaries based on citizens over age 18 advantages whites and steals representation from people of color.
New York Saturday [joined] 38 other states with early voting. But the anticipation comes with almost equal dose of concern [on other] possible problems.
The Clintons are useful to 2020 Democrats because of their experience, political clout and also because they are an inhibting factor to personality cult.
Federal court yesterday ruled right to vote cannot be denied on account of wealth. Plaintiffs challenged Florida law creating wealth-based voting hurdles.
At Friday Louisiana Republican rally to support gubernatorial candidates Trump captured stage to again lambaste impeachment inquiry, Pelosi, Bidens, Media.