Incumbent GOP Senators Have Little to Fear in General Election

By: Friday April 20, 2012 2:22 pm

As a result of which year Senate seats are up and several retirements, extremely few sitting Republican senators have anything to fear this November. There are only 10 Republican-held seats up this year; and because of retirement, only 7 incumbent Republicans are running in those seats. Of those seven incumbents, only two are considered to [...]

Obama and Romney Effectively Tied

By: Wednesday April 18, 2012 11:38 am

With the general election campaign now unofficially started a string of new national polls shows a close race between President Obama and Mitt Romney. A CBS News/NYT poll has the race completely tied. From CBS News: Mr. Obama and Romney each received support from 46 percent of registered voters when asked who they would vote [...]

The State of the Race in South Carolina

By: Friday January 20, 2012 5:14 pm

With the South Carolina primary tomorrow, January 21st, it is a time for a final look at the fast changing nature of the primary. Early in this week it appeared that Mitt Romney was set for a win in South Carolina which would have allowed him to effectively claim the title of de facto nominee; [...]

Huntsman to Endorse Romney, Impact Should Be Very Minimal

By: Monday January 16, 2012 10:05 am

After a disappointing third place finish in New Hampshire, Jon Huntsman has decided to drop out of the race and endorse Mitt Romney. Huntsman will be endorsing Romney at an 11 a.m. event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. While the endorsement is a positive for Romney, the actually impact should be very small. To begin [...]

Iowa Caucus Tonight: Predictions and Wild Card Factors

By: Tuesday January 3, 2012 12:13 pm

Finally, after a very long campaign defined by too many debates, an endless parade of short lived surges to first place and frankly some incredible silliness combined with SuperPAC negative ads, people will actually start voting in Iowa on who will become the Republican party’s presidential nominee. The Iowa caucus will start at 7 pm [...]

“Top Two” Analysis Shows Washington, California Primaries Could Predict Future Trends in General Elections

By: Friday August 20, 2010 8:00 am

The “top two primary” system now used in Washington and to be used in California starting in 2012 is not like a traditional primary, where people vote to select a nominee for each party. It is more like a two-round general election similar to the French Presidential election system. The first round, the “primary,” all [...]

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