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Apr 08 2022
Since hitting a low point in 2014, the voting rate among young adults has been on the rise. After setting a turnout record in 2020, voters aged 18-29 are poised to impact some of the most hard-fought elections of 2022, according to new research from Tufts University.
The Youth Electoral Significance Index shows where campaigns should invest in targeting young voters, who may be a key toThe Fulcrum
Apr 19 2022
A new poll out Tuesday indicates Americans are divided about which party they’ll support in this fall’s midterm election, while roughly one in six hasn’t yet made up their minds.
The Politico/Morning Consult poll of registered voters found that if the midterms were held today, 43% would back a Democratic candidate for Congress while 42% would support the Republican candidate.New York Post (News)
Aug 07 2022
Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman aims to flip Pennsylvania's currently GOP-held Senate seat blue on November 8 by defeating Republican Senate contender Dr. Mehmet Oz—and with just three months to Election Day, polls show him well-positioned to succeed.
Fetterman, who currently serves as Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, easily won the Democratic primary in May with about 59Newsweek
Feb 22 2022
Over $560 million in campaign contributions flooded 2022 Senate races in first year of midterm election cycle
More than $560 million went into the 34 upcoming Senate races nationwide in 2021, as Republicans fight to gain control of Congress and Democrats strive to increase their 50-50 marginal majority in the Senate.
That’s up from $327 million raised by Senate candidates in 2019, the first year of the 2020 presidential cycle. In 2017, the first year of the 2018 midterm election cycle, SenateOpenSecrets.org
Jul 23 2021
President Biden is returning to the campaign trail for a longtime political ally in Virginia and selling his infrastructure and economic plans around the country, offering an early look at Democrats’ political strategy heading into the 2022 midterm elections.
Mr. Biden on Friday will attend his first in-person campaign event since taking office on behalf of Democrat Terry McAuliffe, theWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 05 2022
The U.S. economy added many more jobs than expected last month, and there was an appetite for workers particularly in the service sector, which has been grappling with labor shortages.
The leisure and hospitality sector saw the most jobs growth, with 96,000 payrolls added in July, led by strong expansion in food and drinking places, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.CNBC
Aug 03 2021
President Joe Biden's dive into the pool of high-dollar fundraisers this summer comes with an appeal to party unity and the promise of nailing big-ticket Democratic priorities — if donors give.
"The DNC is going to need you because here's the deal: We won in 2020 as a unified party, and we need to stay unified and keep doing the big, consequential things," Biden said at a fundraisingWashington Examiner
Jun 08 2022
On Tuesday, primaries were held in seven states, the results of which provided a bellwether for how the 2022 midterm elections could turn out in November.
In California, billionaire businessman Rick Caruso will face off against Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) in November in a race for mayor of Los Angeles. In San Francisco, progressive District Attorney Chesa Boudin faced aNBC News (Online) Reuters Washington Examiner
May 04 2021
The National Republican Congressional Committee is targeting 10 additional Democrats in the House for 2022 as the GOP looks to regain control of the chamber.
Roll Call noted all 10 of the incumbent Democrats are in states set to lose a House seat as result of the 2020 census.
The seats are in addition to the 47 Democrat-held seats the NRCC announced in February were beingNewsmax (News)
Jan 30 2022
'Everything's up for grabs': The 2022 midterms could see open warfare over election results in an increasingly polarized Congress
More than a year after January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, members of Congress from both parties are considering changes to the Electoral Count Act, which governs how Congress will count electoral votes in 2025, as the best chance for major election reform.
But Congress itself may first become a political tinderbox over the high-stakes 2022 midterms. In the following year, a CongressInsider