In a major upset, the activist, nurse, and pastor Cori Bush won her second pursuit of the Democratic nomination for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District against the 10-term incumbent Rep. William Lacy Clay. Bush is part of a wave of progressive candidates seeking to unseat longtime Democrats. Her victory makes Clay […]
The top-two candidates of several races in Tuesday’s primaries will move on to the general election in November. Washington has conducted all of their elections entirely by mail since 2011. Many states holding elections during the pandemic have considered vote-by-mail to prevent coronavirus transmission. Two closely watched primaries are the […]
Democratic members of the New York Board of Elections have appealed a federal judge’s ruling that the state’s presidential primary must go on. Last month, members of the board cancelled the presidential primary, removing Sen. Bernie Sanders from the ballot, citing the coronavirus pandemic. The cancellation was reversed Tuesday by […]
Primaries are going ahead in Arizona, Illinois, and Florida on Tuesday, where more than 17.5 million combined voters are registered. Yet CDC guidelines recommend shutting down gatherings of 10 or more people amid the coronavirus pandemic. Those who did not take advantage of early voting are in a quandary: Should […]
Retired Air Force Colonel Kim Olson and school board trustee Candace Valenzuela are advancing to a runoff in the Democratic primary for Texas’ 24th congressional district. The district, located in the Dallas Fort-Worth suburbs, is one of many that former Republican strongholds that Democrats are hoping to flip away from […]
In 2020, there are 19 key dates to know in the lead up to the US presidential election. Each night will bring Americans closer to knowing who the presidential nominees are. By June 6, the Democratic Party’s nominee should be clear. Here are all the dates you need to know. […]
The chairman of the South Carolina GOP said in an interview with the Washington Examiner that the party may consider cancelling the 2020 primaries in the state to protect Trump from any challengers. South Carolina is usually the third state to hold presidential primaries and it is dubbed “first in […]
GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis spoke about his rival in Florida’s governor’s race, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, to Fox News on Wednesday morning. Gillum could become Florida’s first black governor if he wins the election in November. While speaking to Fox News about Gillum, DeSantis warned that a far-left agenda could […]
Christine Hallquist could be on her way to becoming the nation’s first transgender governor if she wins the Democratic primary election in Vermont on Tuesday. Her left-leaning platform seeks to get voters higher-paying jobs, access to better education, state-wide broadband internet and Medicare for all. Hallquist is facing three Democrats […]
Tuesday night’s Ohio special election and Washington State primaries indicate a tough road to November for Republicans. Near-ties in a ruby-red Ohio district and a conservative stronghold in Washington raise questions about the benefit of the president’s endorsement and illustrate Democratic energy. Republicans say they need to boost voter turnout […]
Only 50% of the US voting age population turns out on election day. To help save USdemocracy,Dambisa Moyo, a top economist and author of “Edge of Chaos,” says that voters who are more engaged should have a larger vote. Moyo says it’s critically important that people vote and that these […]
Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski narrowly managed to beat back his progressive challenger in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday with 50.9% of the vote. Marie Newman, a first-time candidate, campaigned against Lipinski’s conservative social views and opposition to Obamacare, positions she argued were out of step with those of his […]
A large group of Democratic potentials are quietly fundraising and testing the waters for potential 2020 presidential bids. The possible contenders include everyone from progressive populists like Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, to establishment centrists. While the unofficial start of the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, […]
VIDEO: After winning five primaries, Donald Trump delivered a speech naming Chris Christie as a possible running mate.
VIDEO: Donald Trump declared victory on Tuesday night after crushing his rivals in the New Hampshire primary.