2018 election

2018 election

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.
Mark Hay
13 hours ago
2018 election

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.
Francisco Alvarado
5 days ago
Views My Own

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.
Harry Cheadle
11.8.18
2018 election

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.
Julissa Treviño
11.8.18
2018 election

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.
Geoff Dembicki
11.8.18
2018 election

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
11.7.18
Criminal Justice

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.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
11.7.18
2018 election

The Biggest Assholes Who Lost the Midterms

Ted Cruz might have won, but a lot of other fuckheads lost last night.
Eve Peyser
11.7.18
Views My Own

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.
Matt Taylor
11.7.18
Views My Own

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.
Harry Cheadle
11.7.18
2018 election

Celebrity Voting Selfies, Ranked

From the most cringeworthy to the actually pretty cool.
Eve Peyser
11.7.18
Jersey, Sure

Corruption Is Rampant and New Jersey Is Cool with It

A dirty Democrat who was prosecuted for flagrant favor-trading can thank Donald Trump for taking the heat off.
Alex Norcia
11.6.18