2018 election

11.27.18

Could a Democratic Victory in Mississippi Stop Millennials from Fleeing?

Tuesday's election could decide a lot more than who sits in the US Senate—it could set the tone for the future of the state.

11.20.18

Lessons Democrats Should Have Learned from the Midterms

Votes are still being counted two weeks later, but there are some things we know for sure.

11.16.18

The Midterms Weren't Actually That Broken, Observers Say

As usual, US elections were beset by issues ranging from voter disenfranchisement to badly drawn districts. But Election Day itself was far from a disaster.

11.12.18

Everybody Chill Out About the Florida Recounts

Amid court battles, accusations of fraud, and fears of a repeat of 2000, Florida is sorting out who won three key elections.

11.8.18

Don't Look Now, but the 2020 Senate Map Is Brutal for Democrats

Their only path to retake the upper chamber of Congress is to turn some deep-red states blue.

11.8.18

Beto O'Rourke Lost, but Betomania Is Stronger Than Ever

His strong showing in the Senate contest against Ted Cruz has Texas Democrats hopeful for the first time in a long time.

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11.8.18

The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure

Washington's 1631 ballot initiative would have introduced a revolutionary carbon tax, but thanks to fierce opposition it went down in flames.

11.7.18

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.

11.7.18

Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote

A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.

11.7.18

The Biggest Assholes Who Lost the Midterms

Ted Cruz might have won, but a lot of other fuckheads lost last night.

11.7.18

The Midterms Showed Democrats the Way Forward: Class War

Democrats ended up with mixed results on Tuesday night, but it's clear that economic populism remains popular.

11.7.18

Democrats Took Back the House, but Republicans Weren't Using It Anyway

There was good news for Democrats on Tuesday night, but they are still on the outside looking in.

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