It appears as though Democrats pulled off a stunning victory last night in the PA-18 special election. As of Wednesday morning, Democrat Conor Lamb leads Republican Rick Saccone by 627 votes. Win or lose, Lamb’s margin in PA-18 should be encouraging to Democrats, who had seen the already Republican district grow increasingly red since 2008.
The 2016 elections produced a number of unexpected results for Democrats and progressives. Perhaps none were bigger than Donald Trump winning a string of states that President Obama carried twice. To diagnose what went wrong in these states, it is first important to figure out where Hillary Clinton fell short of past Democratic performances. We begin this series of state-by-state analyses with a look at Michigan.
Two weeks removed from Election Day, initial postmortems on what happened on November 8 have fixated on voter turnout—specifically, whether it was historically high, low, or about average in 2016.
Trump and Cruz are not just fighting for headlines, they're fighting for delegates! The Atlas Project has the current score!
The Atlas Project is tracking delegates! See where the candidates stand after this past weekend's Democratic caucuses in HI, AK, and WA!