Podcast Episode 21: Maryland Senate w/ Pamela Wood of the Baltimore Banner

April 18, 2024 · 12:05 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Pamela Wood of the Baltimore Banner discuss the Democratic primary for the Senate in Maryland and a look ahead to the general election against Republican former Gov. Larry Hogan, as well as the Democratic primary in Maryland’s 3rd District featuring a former…

Arizona Senate: Open Seat Battle

by Jacob Rubashkin April 11, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s decision not to seek re-election transforms Arizona’s upcoming election from a unique three-way contest, to a more conventional but still highly competitive race.

And a blockbuster ruling from the state Supreme Court effectively instituting a near-total ban on…

Maryland Senate: Primary Focus

by Jacob Rubashkin April 11, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

With fewer than five weeks to go before Election Night — and three weeks before early voting begins — Maryland’s Senate Democratic primary is tightening and drawing national attention.

The long-simmering clash between 6th District Rep. David Trone and Prince George’s County Executive Angela…

2024 Presidential Battlegrounds: Michigan

by Bradley Wascher April 11, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Michigan will host competitive House and Senate races this November, but it is also a top presidential battleground.

Former President Donald Trump carried the Wolverine State by two-tenths of a point in 2016, and then lost it by almost 3 points in 2020. But he boasts a consistent — yet very narrow…

Report Shorts (April 11, 2024)

April 11, 2024 · 2:27 PM EDT

California’s 16th District. As it stands, three Democrats will progress to the general election, after Santa Clara Supervisor Joe Simitian and state Assemblyman Evan Low tied for second place in the March 5 primary (former San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo finished first). But a potential recount could…

Podcast Episode 20: House Rating Changes & Upcoming Primaries w/ Bridget Bowman of NBC News

April 4, 2024 · 12:13 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Bridget Bowman of NBC News discuss the fight for the House majority, including Inside Elections recent rating changes in a dozen races, and upcoming primaries to watch. 

Listen to the podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Pocket Casts here.

The Inside…

2024 House Overview: Road is Easier for the GOP

March 28, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales and Jacob Rubashkin

Despite heading into the fall with two aging and unpopular politicians at the top of the ticket, party strategists on both sides of the aisle see some reason for optimism in the fight for the House. 

Republicans see President Joe Biden’s job approval…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): Alabama - Iowa

March 28, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alabama. Runoff April 16.
2nd District (Mobile, Montgomery, and eastern Black Belt) Open; Barry Moore, R, running in 1st District. Biden 56%.
Former DOJ official Shomari Figures and state House minority leader Anthony Daniels are heading for an April 16 runoff for the Democratic nomination in this…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): Kansas - New York

March 28, 2024 · 2:28 PM EDT

Kansas. Filing deadline June 3. Primary Aug. 6.
3rd District (Kansas City suburbs) Sharice Davids, D, re-elected 55%. Biden 51%.
Republicans admit that Davids has been a difficult target, but they’re excited to challenge her with someone who doesn’t have direct connections to former Gov. Sam…

2024 House Overview (March 28, 2024): North Carolina - Wisconsin

March 28, 2024 · 2:27 PM EDT

North Carolina. Runoff May 14.
1st District (Inland northeastern North Carolina) Don Davis, D, elected 52%. Biden 50.4%.
Republican strategists got their desired candidate in retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Buckhout, who defeated 2022 nominee Sandy Smith by 7 points. Buckhout is personally wealthy…