2018 Election Analysis Chat

The 2018 election is upon us. Tonight, millions will spend hours following the midterm results, either on television or online. Us here at Sports & Politics have put together...

Democrats Will Have to Run the Table To Retake Senate in 2018 Election

In the run up to Tuesday's election we are taking a final look at election 2018, previously we took a look at the Gubernatorial races, with Democrats favored to...

Party Politics Lie, Hurting Minorities on Both Sides

I'm Matt Hirst and I'm new to S&P. I'm from Flower Mound, Texas, and graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 2017. There, I played football and red-shirted...

Democrats Set to Take Control of Majority of Nation’s Governorships in 2018 Midterm Elections

A final look at the 2018 Gubernatorial elections is first of three final previews and predictions for the 2018 midterm elections. Prior to Tuesday, election day, we'll also have...

How Will Gun Control Be Addressed in the Midterm Elections?

A couple years ago, PBS dubbed 2015 the “year of mass shootings.” While mass shootings are no longer all of the buzz in the news, they’re still happening all...

US House Continues to Trend Democratic Three Weeks Out from Election Day 2018

After looking at the multitude of House Seats in play for 2018 last month, with three weeks before Election Day 2018 and Q3 Fundraising reports out, along with a...

Before Election Day — The Moment of Reckoning for the Democrats

I really did wrestle with the topic of my column for this week. To prove it, I thought a lot about writing on the difference between resistance and belligerence. I...

Republicans Improve Odds To Hold Senate With Red State Gains

While Democrats have improved their position in key House and Gubernatorial races in recent weeks, their odds of taking the Senate have shrunk, as voters in red states have...

2018 Governor’s Races Start to Solidify in October Rankings Update

Previously we took an initial look at the 2018 races for Governor across the country, as an update on that article for October, I'm going to review the races...

Democrats Set To Pick Up House Seats in the South and Northeast

After producing initial rankings for the US Senate and Gubernatorial Elections in 2018, we complete our 3 part series covering the US House races across the country that are...