House News & Analysis

North Carolina 1: Tar Heel Target

by Jacob Rubashkin May 23, 2024 · 2:30 PM EDT

North Carolina has been at the center of the House battlefield for much of the last decade, with the evenly divided state often hosting multiple competitive races.

Not so in 2024.

A Republican takeover of the state Supreme Court in 2022 cleared the way for the GOP-controlled state legislature to…

House: Key Primary Results from Georgia, Oregon, Idaho, and Kentucky

May 22, 2024 · 1:04 PM EDT

By Nathan L. Gonzales & Jacob Rubashkin

Primary voters cast their ballots in four more states, clarifying a key general election race and nominating a likely new member of Congress in a key primary. 

Even with Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, and Oregon now in the rearview mirror (except for a Georgia…

Podcast Episode 23: Oregon primaries with Dirk VanderHart of OPB

May 16, 2024 · 12:45 PM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Dirk VanderHart of Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) look ahead to key House primaries in Oregon and look back at consequential results in Maryland, Nebraska, and West Virginia.

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

The Inside Elections podcast…

Maryland, Nebraska, West Virginia Unveil Key Primary Results

by Nathan L. Gonzales May 15, 2024 · 12:30 PM EDT

Three small-ish states hosted more than a handful of consequential primaries. Results in Maryland, Nebraska, and West Virginia either clarified key general election contests or offered nominations to candidates who will likely be coming to Congress next year because they are running in solid states and districts.

Maryland. 
Senate.…

Report Shorts (May 9, 2024)

May 9, 2024 · 2:25 PM EDT

Indiana’s 3rd District. Former Rep. Marlin Stutzman prevailed in a crowded and competitive GOP primary with 24 percent, finishing ahead of businessman Tim Smith (23 percent), judge Wendy Davis (19 percent), state Sen. Andy Zay (16 percent), contractor Grant Bucher (10 percent), and others. The Fort Wayne-area seat is comfortably…

Podcast Episode 22: Mailbag with Leah Askarinam of the Associated Press

May 3, 2024 · 12:41 AM EDT

Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin and Leah Askarinam of the Associated Press answer questions in the first-ever mailbag episode, talking about races in Iowa, Florida, and New York, the number of astronauts turned politicians, and a look into the world of political handicapping.

Listen to the podcast on Spotify,…

Arizona 6: Twice the Charm in Tucson?

by Jacob Rubashkin April 26, 2024 · 2:29 PM EDT

The Arizona Supreme Court’s recent abortion ruling put a national spotlight on the Grand Canyon State ahead of the 2024 elections. Beyond the highly competitive and consequential presidential and Senate contests taking place this fall, there are two House races in Arizona that could have national implications on the fight…

Report Shorts (April 26, 2024)

by Jacob Rubashkin April 26, 2024 · 2:26 PM EDT

New Jersey’s 10th District. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., a six-term Democrat, died on Wednesday. Because the primary is in just a few weeks, county party leaders will select a replacement nominee to succeed Payne in the Newark district. Gov. Phil Murphy can call a special election to fill out the…

Pennsylvania: Primary Results Set Stage for Key Battleground

by Nathan L. Gonzales April 24, 2024 · 10:39 AM EDT

WIth Pennsylvania’s primary in the books, there’s clarity for the general elections in the Keystone State. And with competitive races for the White House, Senate and House, Pennsylvania stands to play a key role in which party is in power next year.

Senate. Democratic Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and Republican…

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 Capitol police officer…