Looking Back on 2018, Part 3: What It Means for 2020

Since the Senate is not up until 2022, future speculation about that map and the overall political geography isn’t as important. In 2020 there are only 23 open seats, and only four are [...]

Your 2018 Election Headquarters

Welcome to Election Night 2018!   7:45 – As voting wraps up across the state, turnout is trending high across the board. Here’s why that matters: Higher turnout benefits Democrats [...]

Decisions, Decisions: Part 2

-Continued from Part 1 In last week’s blog, we highlighted how a public servant’s decisions happen in context, starting with how those decisions affect their constituents as well as their [...]

Decisions, Decisions: Part 1

You’ve likely heard elected officials referenced with a number of alternative terms: public servants, lawmakers, officeholders, and so on. For most, though, the descriptive value of these words [...]

Keeping Score

Love them or not, sports are an attention-consuming part of our culture. You likely have a friend — or might be that friend — who is constantly asking to change the channel to check [...]

Our Grand Tradition

This week, U.S. citizens from coast to coast celebrated the 241st anniversary of our nation’s birth. As with other national holidays, we heed the call to put aside our differences and focus on [...]

Making the Ask

There’s no way around it; campaigns cost money, and the bigger the campaign, the bigger the bill. Candidates need to raise money to pay for any number of things that may help their chances on [...]

Trending: Campaign Social Media at a Glance

It envelopes our families, our friends, our news, and our lives in general. So it’s hard to imagine that less than 20 years ago, ‘social media’ would’ve been a foreign term to the vast majority [...]

On Target

Campaigning is difficult; not only because of the necessary hours dedicated to executing the fundamentals, but because the biggest hills to climb are ultimately within the minds of the decision [...]

New to the Ballot, Part 2: All Kinds of Kinds

We’ve talked about the importance of personal or political participation, as well as the ways to get involved and the basic concerns of running for political office. Ask yourself: Are you [...]

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