Election 2022

Decision day: Georgia’s whirlwind U.S. Senate runoff comes to a dramatic close

BY: - December 6, 2022

When the sun rises Wednesday morning, Georgians will hopefully know who will represent them in the U.S. Senate for the next six years. Democrats are hoping to elect incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and end their year on a happy note. Though the party outperformed expectations nationwide, just narrowly losing control of the U.S. House, the […]

Georgia Decides 2022: Voters get final say on Senate race, balance of power on Election Day

BY: - December 5, 2022

A busy early voting period wrapped up Friday with more than 1.8 million Georgians having cast in-person votes in the runoff pitting Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock against Republican Herschel Walker. A large turnout is also expected at the polls Tuesday as Georgia voters have their last opportunity to settle a high-stakes election that is far outperforming […]

A record-setting number of women will serve in state legislatures in 2023

BY: - December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON — A record number of women will soon serve in state legislatures, breaking the previous cap of female lawmakers by at least 69 seats and bringing total representation to more than 32%, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. States will have at least 2,376 female lawmakers in 2023, including both women […]

DeSantis skips over Trump question; responds over national politics, GOP underperformance in midterms

BY: - December 1, 2022

Gov. Ron DeSantis skipped over a Donald Trump question Thursday — What is your take on Mr. Trump being back in the news every day? — but did respond to issues of national politics and underperformance of the GOP in the midterms, during a news conference Thursday. The conference in Key Biscayne in South Florida […]

Black voters, students home for the holiday help drive early turnout for Georgia Senate race

BY: - November 29, 2022

Early voting in the U.S. Senate runoff got off to a busy start in Georgia, with more than half a million ballots cast as of Monday night, including more than 300,000 votes cast Monday. “Just…WOW!” tweeted Gabriel Sterling, chief operating officer for the secretary of state Monday night. “GA voters, facilitated through the hard work […]

COMMENTARY

Your new Congress: Owning the libs, no matter the cost

BY: - November 28, 2022

Are you excited about the 118th Congress? If not, you’re a communist. True, the U.S. Senate is still in the hands of the godless Democrats who want to destroy America, but the House of Representatives now belongs to Republicans, the party of God, AK-47s, F-150s (and not the electric kind, either), manliness, Merry Christmas, and […]

Can Warnock or Walker win over the 81,000 Georgians who voted for the Libertarian in November?

BY: - November 26, 2022

What is to become of the 81,278 voters who marked their ballots for Libertarian Chase Oliver in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race? Will those voters return to the polls for the Dec. 6 runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker? Those 81,278 Georgians could sway the pivotal Senate race, but there are doubts among experts […]

FL Legislature’s GOP supermajority to set the stage for next two years of lawmaking

BY: - November 22, 2022

The Florida Legislature convenes Tuesday to reorganize itself following elections that produced supermajorities for the Republican Party in both chambers. Its new leaders include the first woman in a generation to lead the Senate. The proceedings will be largely ceremonial, as new members take their oaths of office beneath galleries filled with family members and […]

Florida Dems face a ‘battlefield’ in upcoming legislative session

BY: - November 21, 2022

Florida Democrats in the Legislature face an uphill battle in the upcoming 2022‐2024 term, following a devastating general election this month that created a supermajority in the GOP House and Senate chambers. State Sen. Lauren Book, of Broward County, will lead the Florida Senate Democratic Caucus, and State Rep. Fentrice Driskell, of Hillsborough County, will […]

Judge rules in favor of Georgia early voting in Senate runoff on Saturday after Thanksgiving

BY: - November 21, 2022

A Fulton County judge is clearing the path for Georgia’s local election officials to have the option of offering early voting on the Saturday after Thanksgiving ahead of the Dec. 6 U.S. Senate runoff. Late Friday afternoon, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thomas Cox ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Raphael Warnock’s […]

COMMENTARY

Democracy haters aren’t going away. They’re digging in

BY: - November 19, 2022

The midterm elections this month brought widespread failure to election deniers on the ballot. The most toxic of these dishonest Republicans all went down in stinging losses. Losers included: Governor candidate Kari Lake and secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem in Arizona. Secretary of state candidate Jim Marchant in Nevada. Governor candidate Tudor Dixon and […]

Congressional Hispanic Caucus welcomes new House members, reflects on Latino vote

BY: - November 18, 2022

The campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus welcomed the highest number of Democratic Latino lawmakers elected to Congress, during a Friday event at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. CHC BOLD PAC chair, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona, said continuing to reach out to Latino communities and young voters will be key to […]