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Mar 07 2023
Former Arizona GOP candidate sanctioned over ‘groundless’ voter fraud claims in midterm elections
A state judge in Arizona has ordered sanctions against former GOP candidate Mark Finchem after the Republican filed a lawsuit to challenge his midterm election loss last year that was ruled to be “groundless and not brought in good faith.” Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Melissa Julian made the ruling on March 1, handing a win to Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, who filed a motion inWashington Examiner
Apr 21 2022
The right predicts a Republican victory in the midterms, and urges the GOP to reach out to independents and anti-left Democrats.
The left urges Democrats to shift policy priorities and messaging to make up ground before the midterms.The Flip Side
Nov 04 2022
Chinese Election Meddling Hits the Midterms
Having consolidated his hold on power at the Chinese Communist Party’s recently concluded 20th National Congress, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has now set his sights on influencing the U.S. midterm elections. China’s latest efforts to sow doubt about U.S. election integrity are consistent with Xi’s stated goal of championing China’s autocratic model as a “new choice for humanity.” The threat ofForeign Policy
Nov 13 2022
Four takeaways from the U.S. midterm elections
Democrats were enjoying a stronger-than-expected showing in the U.S. midterm elections early on Wednesday, as it appeared the party was limiting its losses in the U.S. House of Representatives and capturing important governors' races.
But as votes were still being counted in several states, there remained the possibility that Republicans could end up with control of both the House andReuters
Nov 08 2022
Meet the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections
The race for control of Congress, as well as governorships and key statewide positions, has defined the 2022 midterms.
In Washington, Republicans have had their eyes on breaking the Democratic trifecta by winning one or both chambers of Congress. In battleground states, Democrats are looking to defend vulnerable governors and win crucial down-ballot contests that could prove pivotal inCNN (Online News)
Nov 08 2022
8 Races to Watch on Midterm Election Day 2022
It’s Election Day once again in the U.S. As millions of Americans head to the polls, here are eight races to watch throughout the day.
1. Michigan Governor Race: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vs. Tudor Dixon
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, is facing Republican challenger Tudor Dixon in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election.
Whitmer won the governorship in 2018 afterThe Daily Signal
Sep 19 2022
Will voter suppression be a problem in the midterm elections?
Since the beginning of 2021, dozens of states have enacted restrictive voting laws — legislation that limits how, where, and when voters can cast a ballot.
During the first two years of the pandemic, states expanded voting options, ushering in unprecedented access to the ballot via 24-hour voting, drive-through voting, mail-in ballots, ballot drop boxes, and other measures. ButVox
Nov 25 2022
Political polarization contributed to unexpectedly close midterm election
Buoyed by economic problems and widespread dissatisfaction with the status quo, the party out of power expected to win big, only to underwhelm and even lose seats in one chamber of Congress.
That may turn out to be how this year’s elections end, depending on the outcome of the Georgia Senate runoff next month, but definitely describes the 2020 result — even if Republican gains in theWashington Examiner
Sep 10 2022
The five issues that will decide the midterm elections
There are less than two months left before the midterm elections.
Lately, Democrats have become more hopeful and Republicans more nervous as the polling lead the GOP enjoyed earlier in the year has eroded.
The battle for the Senate looks, for now, to be balanced on a knife-edge, even as the GOP remains favored to take over the House.
Candidates and local issues willThe Hill
Nov 07 2022
Most Election Deniers Are Favored To Win Their Midterm Races
One-hundred and eight-five Republicans running for House, Senate and governor seats in this year’s midterm elections have denied the legitimacy of the 2020 election. According to FiveThirtyEight’s forecast, more than half of them have at least a 95-in-100 chance of winning their races.FiveThirtyEight