Earlier this week, federal candidates filed their Q2 fundraising numbers with the FEC. In today’s edition of The Political Edge, we bring you a roundup of some of the key takeaways.
As the fundraising deadline gets closer, more and more candidates are announcing unofficial totals for the second quarter. In this week’s Political Edge, we compile all the announced totals from the 2020 presidential and Senate candidates and recap the special election primary runoff that happened in North Carolina’s 3rd District yesterday.
A new study predicts that spending for digital and television ads in 2020 will smash records, exceeding $6 billion. In this week’s Political Edge, we break down that analysis and round up all the announced fundraising numbers from presidential and Senate candidates.
How predictive are generic ballot polls when it comes to forecasting the outcome of an election? In this week’s Political Edge, we review a new analysis on the predicative power of the generic ballot and look at what it will take for President Trump to win Pennsylvania in 2020.
We took a deep dive into over a dozen recent polls and found a clear trend: Americans across the country are optimistic about the state of the economy.
In this week’s Political Edge, we break down an analysis on the incumbency advantage for members of the U.S. Senate and check in on the current retirement count in the House and Senate.
There are at least ten Democrats running for the same House seats they ran for in 2018. Who are they?
Republicans face challenges in their battle to retake the House of Representatives, but new data suggests they have a fighting chance. In this week’s Political Edge, we take a look at new data that should give House Republicans hope and breakdown a new analysis of how much money candidates raised in 2018 from donors outside the district in which they ran.
Democrats hope to take back the Senate in 2020 but these potentially contentious primary races could derail their chances.
House incumbents usually have an advantage going into reelection campaigns, but this year Democrats could face a flurry of challengers from the left. This week we take a deeper dive into what the incumbency advantage might tell us about 2020 and look at a new forecast about how much money might be spent on political ads in 2020.
In this week’s edition of The Political Edge, we highlight an op-ed from The New York Times that reviews several forecasting models that have good news for President Trump’s reelection chances. We also take a look at the rising importance of the millennial voter and what impact their current policy preferences may have on future elections.
There are currently 12 Democrats running to challenge Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) next year. Who are they?