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...

Midwest Resurgence Makes Democrats Clear Favorites To Take House

As part of our continued handicapping of the 2018 Midterm elections, we take a look at competitive house races in the Midwest. This is a region where Barack Obama...

Final 2018 House Ratings Show Democrats Set To Gain 40+ Seats in Midterms

When the 2018 election cycle began, overcoming a 23 seat deficit in the House was seen as a potentially insurmountable challenge for Democrats, but increasing polarization against Trump and...

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...

Election Analysis Continued — Adjusting Standards

This was an historic election. This was a record turnout. Those two statements, mentioned a lot on mainstream media outlets the past few weeks, aren't even wrong... but like so...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...