Rhode Island 1 Special: Cicilline Steps Out

by Jacob Rubashkin February 23, 2023 · 9:12 AM EST

Rep. David Cicilline’s surprise decision to resign from the House of Representatives at the end of spring opens up his eastern Rhode Island seat, and a dizzying array of potential candidates are already eying the solidly Democratic district. 

This is the first time since 1967 that Rhode Island has…

Montana Senate & House: Big Decisions in Big Sky Country

by Jacob Rubashkin February 17, 2023 · 2:30 PM EST

Republicans are on the ascendancy in Montana, but they still have one major roadblock to total domination of Big Sky Country: Jon Tester.

The farmer from Big Sandy has bedeviled the GOP and thrilled Democrats since he first won election in 2006, and even as the state that once produced Democratic…

Redistricting Battles Loom Over the 2024 Cycle

by Erin Covey February 17, 2023 · 2:29 PM EST

When control of the House of Representatives hinges on outcomes in just a few districts, each state’s redistricting process can have dramatic consequences. 

Even though most states have wrapped up the decennial redistricting process based on the 2020 Census, ongoing redistricting fights across…

Report Shorts (February 17, 2023)

February 17, 2023 · 2:28 PM EST

California Senate. In one of the least surprising moves of the cycle, Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced she will not seek re-election. Democratic Reps. Katie Porter and Adam Schiff were already in the race, and they are now joined by Rep. Barbara Lee. There’s a reasonable chance that two…

Indiana 3: A Run on Banks’ Seat

by Erin Covey February 15, 2023 · 12:45 PM EST

Republican Rep. Jim Banks appears to have already locked up support for his 2024 Senate run. But the race to replace the congressman in his northeastern Indiana district has only just begun.

Most of Banks’ potential opponents have decided not to run for the open Senate seat, and the congressman…

Maryland Senate & House: Chesapeake Churn

by Jacob Rubashkin February 13, 2023 · 2:04 PM EST

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin has not yet announced whether he plans to run for a fourth term, but the Old Line State’s political world is already bracing for a historic primary to replace him, with the potential to reshape the state’s politics in substantial ways up and down the ballot.

Not only would…

Indiana 5: Who’s Your Successor?

by Erin Covey February 10, 2023 · 12:00 PM EST

With Gov. Eric Holcomb term-limited, Sen. Mike Braun running for governor, and Rep. Jim Banks running for Braun’s Senate seat, the 2024 election cycle is moving full steam ahead in the Hoosier State. Republican Rep. Victoria Spartz’s announcement that she won’t run for re-election only adds to the…

California 47: Orange County Open

by Jacob Rubashkin February 3, 2023 · 2:30 PM EST

Once again, it could come down to the suburbs. The 2024 election cycle is just a couple of months old, yet some battlegrounds are emerging, including one in Southern California. 

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein has been a fixture in California politics for more than 40 years, but most observers…

Washington 3: Contest in the Cascades

by Erin Covey February 3, 2023 · 2:29 PM EST

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez wasn’t supposed to win. The 34-year-old auto-shop owner launched her 2022 campaign in a district that Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler had represented for over a decade, and that Donald Trump won by 4 points in 2020. 

The Democratic congresswoman is now one of the most…