Alaska is among the most politically baffling states in the union. Its unusual urban/rural political divide, impressive track record for third-party performance, and relatively limited history in major statewide elections (only dating as far back as 1960) all make for an interesting and unpredictable political scene.
Author: Thomas Layton
With the Iowa caucuses now only a week away, the 2020 election is nearly in full swing. 435 House districts, 35 Senate races, 11 Gubernatorial races, and the entire presidential map will be in play in only a few months, which makes for both an interesting, and rather hectic, experience. With so much going on at once, it’s difficult to know what exactly to watch during election night, especially for those with less experience in the realm of US politics. I’m going to list a few races to keep an eye on in the coming months; I will continue to…
There is one place in the US that has been, and is likely to remain, highly underrated in it’s importance. The place I’m referring to, surprisingly, is Nebraska, and more specifically its 2nd congressional district, which has been allowed to give its single electoral vote separate from the rest of the state.
Maryland’s 6th congressional district, spanning from Maryland’s conservative panhandle into liberal Montgomery County, elected Democrat David Trone by a margin of 21 points in the 2018 midterm election.
Texas’s 23rd congressional district is a vast, competitive seat in southwestern Texas that might shed a glimpse into the future of Texas.
With the 2020 elections fast approaching, the electoral college, America’s method of choice for electing its president, has recently become a popular target of criticism.