Voters in Washington overwhelmingly passed an initiative that would expand the state’s background check laws. Initiative 594 calls for background checks to be performed on all gun purchases in the state, not just those through licensed dealers.
We are the victims of voter suppression and intimidation. Our votes were overridden with dark money and corporate-funded propaganda
Incumbent Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen held on and defeated Republican Scott Brown in New Hampshire’s US Senate race on Tuesday evening.
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Latinos in Louisville, KY, 40,000 voters in Georgia, and members of the military in Texas are among the tens of thousands who having their votes suppressed in key elections around the country.
They said you all wouldn’t turnout. They said only Republicans voted in midterms. But they had no idea how angry people were. And they had no idea that y’all carry a grudge when someone comes to steal your rights.
The Iowa Secretary of State reported that they had received over 455,000 absentee ballots for this election through Monday. That represents the strongest early voter turnout in a midterm election in Iowa history. A recent poll shows Braley leads by 20 points among early voters.
As Sen. Mitch McConnell tried to vote in Kentucky one of his constituents stood behind him and gave him a thumbs down which was captured in a picture for the world to see.
Turnout has already hit 20% in some Louisville Kentucky precincts and Kentucky voters are fired up.
During Monday night’s episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, host Rachel Maddow discussed popular ballot measures in a number of red or swing states that could help swing the tide in many close gubernatorial or Senate races.
Whoa there…wait a minute. He is a dictator AND he is apathetic? How can he be both? He’s running amok AND not doing anything?
In a Quinnipiac poll last week, the firm showed Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) ahead of the incumbent Democrat Mark Udall by seven points, 46% to 39%. However, Monday’s results showed the race a lot tighter, with Gardner’s lead shrinking to two points, 45% to 43%.
During a Republican rally in New Hampshire Sunday night, New Hampshire GOP Chairperson Jennifer Horn tried to energize Republican voters by telling them to push Democrats’ heads under water “until they cannot breathe anymore.”
The Florida governor’s election is close with Democrat Charlie Crist at 42% among likely voters, and incumbent Republican Rick Scott 41% according to a Quinnipiac University Poll
There wasn’t any enthusiasm for Senator Mitch McConnell at Monday’s rally. The 15 or so young people may or may not be local, as they took off in vans with non-local plates.
New polls of Alaska and Iowa reveal that the Democratic candidates in each state are in a position to win two critical Senate races tomorrow.
The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition’s millions of dollars represents the method by which we have had our democracy co-opted by big money
This will be my last mid-term general election contribution. At least in my state of South Carolina, it ain’t pretty.
We already know that because Republicans have nothing offer and their rhetoric and actions alienated all but the wealthiest and most bigoted people in America, they can’t win free and fair elections.
As we head into an extremely important midterm election that will decide who controls the Senate, CNN’s State of the Union decided that they would give an inordinate amount of airtime to the Republican Party.