Will the Garner Case Dominate Staten Island’s Special House Election?
Voters on Staten Island face some big unresolved questions as Rep. Michael Grimm’s resignation date approaches.
For starters, just when will the district hold its special election for a replacement?
Mr. Grimm’s resignation means that a special election for Congress …
GOP Candidate Hits IRS Scandals in Special House Election
The remaining active House special election this year* occurs June 4, in Missouri’s 8th Congressional District, where Republican Jason Smith is going up against Democrat Steve Hodges; both are state legislators. Smith has the wind at his back in this heavily-Republican …
What Can 955 Votes Get You? A GOP House Nomination!
So, how many votes does it take to win a Republican primary in a special House election in a district that includes a portion of Chicago and its southern suburbs when there’s a snowstorm?
Congratulations, Paul McKinley.
The Sweet 16 in South Carolina’s First District
Down in South Carolina, FreedomWorks will sponsor a candidate forum with all 16 Republican candidates competing in the special House election primary.
“Each candidate will have the opportunity to present opening and closing statements, with a series of questions …
No Primary for Missouri’s Special U.S. House Election
Meanwhile, down in Missouri, U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson announced she would resign her seat in February to become president and CEO of the the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
The replacement will be selected in a special House …
Jack Davis, Self-Proclaimed Tea Party Candidate, Backed Obama in 2008
After witnessing disappointing defeats of Jim Tedisco and Doug Hoffman in 2009, Republicans have learned to be wary about their chances in special House elections in upstate New York. There’s yet another special election in this neck of the woods, …
A Senate Race in West Virginia Is Supremely Unlikely
You and I look at a West Virginia state law that declares an election must be called if a vacancy occurs more than two-and-a-half years before a term expires, and note that Byrd’s term would have had two-and-a-half years …
Happy Election Day, Missouri’s Eighth District!
Happy Election Day, Missouri’s eighth congressional district. In today’s special House election, Republican Jason Smith takes on Democrat Steve Hodges. Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
About a month after winning reelection, Representative Jo Ann Emerson of …
Should Gabriel Gomez Be a Priority for National GOP Groups?
How much should national Republicans invest in the effort to elect Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts’s special Senate election June 25?
Some evidence — such as this poll commissioned by the Gomez campaign — points to an extremely competitive race:
Bloomberg’s Big Spending in an Illinois House Primary
Former Democratic representative Debbie Halvorson, who is running in the extremely crowded primary in the special election in Illinois’s second congressional district, tells Breitbart.com:
There’s a commercial that everybody knows about, that runs, I think every …
Early Voting Begins . . . in Chicago Today
Today is the first day of early voting in the primaries for the special House election in Illinois second congressional district.
A small army of Democrats is running for the seat; while the district scores a D+32 in the Cook …
Keeping an Eye on California’s May Special Election…
We’re a little less than two weeks away from a special House election in California.
There will be a “special primary” May 17. All candidates, both party members and independents, participate in that nonpartisan primary. If one candidate …
California Sets Special-Election Dates
California governor Jerry Brown has set the schedule for the special House election in the 36th congressional district, where Jane Harman retired.
There will be a “special primary” May 17. All candidates, both party members and independents, participate in the nonpartisan …