For Democrats, the results marked a reassertion of the party’s fealty to the rising American electorate – unmarried, young and racially diverse voters. The Democratic contention that it is the party of the future was muddled in 2016 by a presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, who first arrived in the White House 23 years earlier and campaigned to continue the policies of the sitting president. … [Read more...] about Democratic voters across U.S. embrace candidates with compelling life stories in 2018 primary elections
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This year, some organizations are using polling results that adopts a different approach and it is important to know how they differ from the exit polls being conducted by NBC News and the NEP consortium. Fox News, the Associated Press, and NORC at the University of Chicago, a non-partisan research institution, have decided to conduct a combined telephone poll and opt-in online panel poll in the six days leading up to Election Day to characterize public opinion on Election Day. The AP VoteCast results are based on a pre-election poll and not an exit poll. … [Read more...] about Live blog: Midterm election 2018 updates, news and analysis
Indeed, the group's political fundraising is up this year compared to the last midterm election. According to data provided by an NRA official, the group's Political Victory Fund has raised more than $12 million this year compared to nearly $11 million at this same point in the 2014 midterms. … [Read more...] about Rare drop in election spending for the NRA as gun-limit groups are on the rise
Black women are competing — and winning — not only in districts with a majority black electorate, but also in diverse districts across the country. Each victory is a vote of confidence in their leadership for those who step up, said Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights for America, which supports black female candidates and galvanizes black women as voters. … [Read more...] about Smashing records: More women have won primaries than ever before
But 2018 has proved to be a tumultuous year for the NRA. The group has faced boycotts from parts of corporate America in the wake of mass shootings, as well as an investigation into what federal authorities allege were covert Russian agents seeking to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump by courting NRA officials and funneling money through the group. … [Read more...] about NRA slashes campaign spending, lowers profile in midterms. Why?