Governor News & Analysis

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 9, 2022)

November 9, 2022 · 4:27 PM EST

Updated as of Nov. 9, 2022 at 3pm ET

By Erin Covey, Jacob Rubashkin, and Nathan Gonzales

Apparently, there aren’t any normal elections.  

While there are still dozens of consequential races to be called and the fight for both the House or Senate majorities is ongoing, it’s clear that the…

Inside Elections- DecisionDeskHQ Election Night Livestream

November 8, 2022 · 10:39 AM EST

On Election Night, Inside Elections is partnering with DecisionDeskHQ for a livestream on YouTube

You’ll get key race calls from DDHQ and nonpartisan analysis from Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin, Erin Covey, Ryan Matsumoto, and Bradley Wascher of Inside Elections, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Leah Askarinam,…

12 Dates that Define the 2022 Midterm Elections

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 7, 2022 · 1:25 PM EST

The votes haven't been counted yet and the results aren't yet known, but it’s not too early to take a look back at the key dates that have defined the 2022 midterm cycle. 

Some historic moments, such as the confirmation of the first Black woman to the Supreme Court, aren’t…

Gubernatorial Updates (November 3, 2022)

by Jacob Rubashkin November 3, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

GEORGIA. Brian Kemp (R), elected 2018 (50%). The big question on Election Day will be whether Kemp wins outright or if the electorate is more friendly to Democrats than anticipated, and he’s forced into a runoff. But strategists in both parties agree he’s outpacing Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams and GOP…

Gubernatorial Update (October 21, 2022)

October 21, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

Oklahoma. Kevin Stitt (R), elected 2018 (54%). The Republican Governors’ Association will begin spending to support Stitt in a surprisingly competitive re-election campaign. The group announced a seven-figure intervention but has so far booked half a million dollars starting this week. That’s a boost for Stitt in his race against…

Midterm Elections Could Set Another Turnout Record This Year

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 12, 2022 · 12:06 PM EDT

In a rare moment of unity, Republicans and Democrats are poised to come together to set yet another turnout record in the 2022 elections.

Remember that the country set a modern record for turnout in a midterm election in 2018 with 50.1 percent and a modern record for turnout in…

Gubernatorial Updates (October 7, 2022)

October 7, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

Oklahoma. Kevin Stitt (R), elected 2018 (54%). Stitt should win re-election in a state as bright red as Oklahoma. But he’s going to have to work harder for it than the state’s partisan lean suggests. Two recent polls show Stitt in a margin-of-error race with state Superintendent of Education Joy…

Nevada and New Hampshire Governor Updates (September 23, 2022)

September 23, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

New Hampshire. Chris Sununu (R), elected 2016 (49%), 2018 (53%), 2020 (33%). The general election matchup is official between Sununu and state Sen. Tom Sherman, a physician. Sununu’s not as popular statewide as he was in 2020 when he beat state Sen. Dan Feltes in a landslide. In Continue Reading

Primary Results: New Hampshire, Rhode Island Choose Nominees in Key Races

by Erin Covey September 14, 2022 · 11:08 AM EDT

Three of the smallest states in the country were home to several key primaries on Tuesday night, finally bringing the 2022 primary season to a close.

New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Delaware provided nominees in one competitive Senate race, three competitive House races, and a race for governor, allowing both…

Gubernatorial Updates (September 9, 2022)

September 9, 2022 · 2:27 PM EDT

MASSACHUSETTS. Open; Charlie Baker (R), not seeking re-election. Former state Rep. Geoff Diehl defeated businessman Chris Doughty, 56-44 percent, in the GOP primary. Diehl was the GOP nominee for Senate in 2018, losing 60-36 percent to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Diehl was endorsed for governor by former President Donald Trump…