The Denver Post has called the Colorado Senate race for incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet. Bennet narrowly beat Republican Ken Buck, ensuring that Democrats keep at least 52 seats in the Senate. The Washington State senate race between incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Dino Rossi still remains too close to call. With 65 percent of [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 3, 2010 11:16 am|
|By: Jon Walker Monday November 1, 2010 8:45 pm|
Tomorrow is election day, so this is the last round of updates to the FDL Hot House list. (In case you missed here are the updates from Saturday and Sunday.) Join us Tuesday night as we check in on the only polls that really matter. Till then, check out 12 bellwether races that could give [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 29, 2010 5:24 pm|
The number of contests close enough to watch continues to grow daily. As a result, I’m adding RI-01 because new polling shows the race effectively tied. RI-01: (Open, currently held by Democrats) (Update 10/29: The NBC 10-Quest Research poll has Democrat David Cicilline at 42 percent, Republican John Loughlin at 40 percent.) There are also [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 27, 2010 4:41 pm|
There are several updates today thanks mainly to a new round of polling from The Hill newspaper. At the beginning of the week, I wrote of how remarkably competitive so many of these races remained so close to election day, and how many would break one way or another depending on the atmosphere this last week. With that in mind, the news is not good for Democrats.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 26, 2010 1:30 pm|
Idaho’s GOP primary May 25 picked a Tea Partier, Raul Labrador, over Republican “young gun” Vaughn Ward. Labrador believes in the gold standard and repealing the 17th Amendment; Ward is unsure that Puerto Rico is part of the United States.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday May 25, 2010 5:16 pm|
In today’s primary in Idaho, the big race is for Republicans in the 1st Congressional District to see who will take on conservative Democrat Walt Minnick. Minnick’s seat is one of the top pick-up targets this year for the Republican Party. The GOP primary is a five-way race among Harley Brown, Michael Chadwick, Raul Labrador, [...]