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2006 Gubernatorial Ratings

November 2, 2006 · 2:52 PM EST

For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here. Republicans currently hold a 28-22 advantage in governorships nationwide.

Current Rothenberg Political Report projection:…

2006 Gubernatorial Ratings

November 2, 2006 · 2:52 PM EST

For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here. Republicans currently hold a 28-22 advantage in governorships nationwide.

Current Rothenberg Political Report…

Word to the Wise: Don’t Ignore Independents This Year

by Stuart Rothenberg November 1, 2006 · 11:01 PM EST

While all of us following this year’s midterms are spending most of our time talking about the GOP’s “base” problems and speculating about whether conservatives and evangelicals will stay home next month, we are missing a story that could turn out to be as big, or even bigger: independents.

Of…

Ballot Measure Update

October 31, 2006 · 12:03 AM EST

Here are some polls on statewide ballot measures that were released too late to be included in the Rothenberg Political Report‘s original ballot measure rundown.

Of special note are one poll which shows Arizona’s same-sex marriage ban trailing badly (though another poll has it comfortably ahead); a…

Candidates Matter Some Places, but Not Everywhere

by Stuart Rothenberg October 29, 2006 · 11:02 PM EST

Two factors have come together to enhance Democratic prospects for a major House sweep — and neither one has much to do with the quality of Democratic recruiting in the two dozen or so top-tier Democratic House opportunities.

First, a handful of Republican House nominees with considerable…

New Print Edition: National Outlook & Ratings

October 27, 2006 · 6:17 PM EDT
The new October 27, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The new ratings are available online, but for the full explanation and analysis, you must subscribe to the print edition.

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2006 House Ratings

October 27, 2006 · 6:08 PM EDT

For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here.

Current Rothenberg Political Report projection: Democratic gain of 18-28 seats, with the caveat that larger gains…

2006 Senate Ratings

October 27, 2006 · 5:54 PM EDT

For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here.

Current Rothenberg Political Report projection: Democratic gains of 4-7 seats. (Democrats need to net six for a…

2006 Gubernatorial Ratings

October 27, 2006 · 5:40 PM EDT

For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here. Republicans currently hold a 28-22 advantage in governorships nationwide.

Current Rothenberg Political Report…

How High the Wave? Don’t Just Think 1994; Think 1974, 1958, 1982

by Stuart Rothenberg October 26, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

With only a couple of weeks until Election Day, we know there will be a Democratic wave on Nov. 7. And we can be fairly certain that by historical standards it will be high – possibly very high. But we still don’t know how many Republicans once considered safe will be swept out of office.

The…