8/7 SPECIAL ELECTION: Ohio Can Flip the 12th with Danny O’Connor

Ohio's 12th District has been held by a Republican since 1983. Representative Patrick Tiberi's retirement has opened up the seat for the first time in 18 years and, this time, Democrat Danny O'Connor is giving the GOP some real competition - shifting the district from Safe Republican to Toss Up with a Cook PVI of … Continue reading 8/7 SPECIAL ELECTION: Ohio Can Flip the 12th with Danny O’Connor

Navigating California’s Jungle Primaries

An in-depth look at the highly complex CA-48, CA-49 and CA-45 races, and all of the interacting variables that could sink or boost Democrats in these districts. by Rachel Murphy Azzara and Sudha Mohan Anxiety over California's jungle primaries is mounting - and for good reason. Also known as a non-partisan blanket primary, a jungle … Continue reading Navigating California’s Jungle Primaries

Nominating a Primary Candidate to Beat the GOP

by Rachel Murphy Azzara and Sudha Mohan To win, you need to play chess, not checkers. Most would accept this as a political truth. "Winning", in our political game, is having the ability to affect policy. To change things. This isn't an abstract concept: the legislative process is clearly defined. And the legislative power to … Continue reading Nominating a Primary Candidate to Beat the GOP