2019Election

Here’s the latest news out of Louisiana courtesy of Cygnal Polling’s latest poll: Just a few days until the election, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows Republican gubernatorial challenger Eddie Rispone is closing the gap on incumbent Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards. Rispone trails Edwards...

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  • November 12, 2019

Here’s the latest news out of Louisiana courtesy of Mason-Dixon polling: An exclusive FOX 8 News poll days ahead of the Louisiana Gubernatorial runoff election reveals incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards with a slim lead over Republican Eddie Rispone. The poll of 625 registered Louisiana voters shows Edwards with 48...

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  • November 12, 2019

So fucking stupid: The White House is sending mixed messages about Louisiana’s economy while President Donald Trump tries to unseat Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. Trump trashed Edwards’ economic performance Wednesday at a Monroe rally, as he works to replace the Deep South’s only Democratic governor with Republican businessman Eddie...

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  • November 8, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: When Republicans swept state legislatures in 2010, they used their power to redraw the entire Congressional map to their advantage for the next decade — while passing draconian laws for workers, unions, and immigrants. That's why we must take back...

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  • November 4, 2019

Received a few e-mails today from some big-name Virginia Democrats. The first one from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA) This email is part of a series about flipping the Virginia General Assembly this November. We have a chance to elect a Democratic majority for the first time in two...

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  • November 1, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) on behalf of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Every day in the United States Senate, Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump are trying to stack the federal courts with far-right judges serving corporate special interests. Rather than work across the...

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  • October 22, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Hillary Clinton: Friends – When our most basic rights are under attack – when children are separated from their families at the border, our planet’s future is in peril, and a woman’s right to bodily autonomy is being threatened – we rely on our nation’s...

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  • October 22, 2019

Some big news today out of Kentucky: "I’m here today to endorse Andy Beshear as our next governor. This election isn’t about politics for me, it’s about doing the right thing." – William Woods, 2019 Republican primary opponent of Matt Bevin & lifelong Kentuckian from Boone County pic.twitter.com/VlxnR44eDh — Andy...

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  • October 22, 2019

Received this e-mail from Democracy for America: There’s no such thing an off-year. In just 21 days, voters in Virginia will head to the polls for several critical elections — and trust me, they’re going to be CLOSE. DFA is supporting 14 candidates statewide — but we only need to win two races in both the...

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  • October 16, 2019

Here’s the latest news out of Kentucky: A new survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy shows Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear deadlocked in Kentucky's gubernatorial race, with the election just three weeks away. Mason-Dixon interviewed 625 registered and likely voters from Oct. 10-13 for the poll, which found...

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  • October 16, 2019

Received this e-mail from Governor Tony Evers (D. WI) in support of Attorney General Andy Beshear’s (D. KY) gubernatorial campaign: Folks — When I got into the race for governor, nobody thought a lifelong educator could win in one of the most competitive governor’s races in the country.’ With your...

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  • October 10, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Ragin’ Cajun, James Carville, in support of Attorney General Andy Beshear’s (D. KY) gubernatorial campaign: Hey there — If you know me, you know I love Kentucky bourbon. You should also know I don’t like Kentucky’s governor — not one bit! Matt Bevin is just...

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  • October 9, 2019

Pathetic: With just three days remaining before the Saturday election for the governorship of Louisiana, Republican candidate and House representative Ralph Abraham is pulling out the symbolic, Trump-friendly gestures in order to rally the base to vote out Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. On Tuesday, the congressman for northeastern Louisiana’s...

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  • October 9, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: On Tuesday, Republican state senator Mike Folmer was arrested on serious charges. Yesterday, Folmer joined the long line of PA Republicans who have recently resigned in disgrace. Now, Democrats can elect a senator who's actually worthy of our commonwealth. Chip in to...

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  • September 20, 2019

Received this e-mail from former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee: It’s no secret that Republicans’ control of state legislatures gave them map-drawing power during 2011 redistricting. That’s what the infamous REDMAP project was all about — winning state legislative elections in 2010 to control redistricting in 2011....

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  • September 20, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D. VA): I’ve spent a lot of time on the road in Virginia lately campaigning for our General Assembly candidates, and one thing is clear to me everywhere I go: Virginians know our upcoming elections are special. They also know a few...

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  • September 18, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Remember Rachel Maddow reporting on that North Carolina Republican Congressman who cheated in 2018 — and the courts ordered a do-over election? It's this Tuesday! National Republicans “reported another $500,000 in North...

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  • September 7, 2019

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: As you know, progressive Marine veteran Dan McCready’s special election in NC-9 is less than one week away. But it’s what we do right now that will make all the difference. As you read this, the...

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  • September 5, 2019

Mother Jones has a pretty brutal piece about Governor Matt Bevin (R. KY) why being a complete asshole might cost him re-election despite being the Governor of a deep red state: For Bevin, winning a second term should be a breeze. He’s running in a state Trump won by 30...

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  • September 4, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senate candidate, Cal Cunningham (D. NC), in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) If there's one thing I've learned while serving our country, it's how important it is to always have each other's backs. And time is running out...

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  • September 4, 2019

Kudos to ThinkProgress for catching this: Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That effort has even greater urgency, as North Carolina prepares next week to hold one of its most closely watched...

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  • September 3, 2019

First off, Happy Labor Day! Hope you’re all having a great holiday weekend. Playing a little catch up here. Received this e-mail yesterday from former Vice President and Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) Democrat Dan McCready is in the fight of his...

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  • September 2, 2019

Received this e-mail from former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s group, the National Democratic Redistricting Committee: We're less than two years away from redistricting. And what happens in this year's elections will determine who's at the table. Who will be signing the maps in Kentucky? Will it be far-right Republican and least popular...

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  • August 30, 2019

Here’s the latest news out of North Carolina: Democrat Dan McCready has a narrow advantage over Republican Dan Bishop heading into the final days of the Sept. 10 redo election in North Carolina’s 9th District, according to a new bipartisan poll for Inside Elections. The survey, conducted from Monday through Wednesday...

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  • August 30, 2019

Sorry North Carolina Kossacks, you’re getting another visit from this fucking guy: President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Fayetteville on Sept. 9, the night before a special congressional election in the 9th District. The Trump campaign announced the rally Tuesday, fulfilling a promise he made in a tweet...

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  • August 28, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) You could call it the last election of 2018. Or maybe it's the first election of 2020. Either way, election day is in just a few weeks....

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  • August 26, 2019

Here’s the latest news out of Kentucky courtesy of Clarity Campaign Labs poll conducted on behalf of the Democratic Attorneys General Association: A new survey conducted by Clarity Campaign Labs on behalf of DAGA shows that Democrats are in a strong position with voters in Kentucky. The survey was conducted...

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  • August 22, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Andy Beshear’s (D. KY) gubernatorial campaign: Friend, Kentucky’s teachers are under attack. Matt Bevin’s Labor Cabinet Secretary, David Dickerson, has been threatening our teachers with $1,000 fines for standing up for themselves against Matt Bevin’s attacks. On Friday, Dickerson backed down from issuing...

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  • August 19, 2019

Received this e-mail from former Congressman, Secretary of Agriculture and U.S. Senate candidate, Mike Espy (D. MS), in support of Attorney General Jim Hood’s (D. MS) campaign This November, Mississippians have the opportunity to elect a governor who will truly represent their best interests, not out-of-state corporations or special interests,...

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  • August 15, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA): This November, the eyes of the nation will once again turn to the Commonwealth of Virginia as voters go to the polls to elect our next state legislature. We’re so often a bellwether for what’s to come across the...

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  • August 15, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Conor Lamb (D. PA-17) in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) This is going to be a close one. Last November, Democrat Dan McCready — a Marine veteran and solar energy entrepreneur — fell less than 1,000 votes short...

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  • August 13, 2019

Received this e-mail from Rep. Dwight Evans (D. PA-03) in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) After North Carolina's Board of Elections confirmed that votes were stolen in a tight race for the state's 9th Congressional District, Democrat DanMcCready is getting a re-do. And — now — his...

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  • August 10, 2019

Received this e-mail from Rep. Adam Schiff (D. CA-28) in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) Remember in 2018 when rampant voter suppression and election fraud by a GOP House campaign resulted in the call for a special election in North Carolina’s 9th district? Well, that...

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  • August 9, 2019

Received this e-mail today from former Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate, Jason Kander (D. MO) on behalf of his PAC, Let America Vote: In 2017, our boots on the ground team in Virginia knocked over 175,000 doors to help Democrats up and down the ballot win critical races....

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  • August 8, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Vote Vets in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Republicans tried to steal the election from Dan McCready in North Carolina last November. Now they’re trying to buy it. National Republicans are spending FOUR MILLION DOLLARS on television ahead of next month's election. As...

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  • August 8, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the People For The American Way: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) The latest poll has the NC special election race TIED!!! Despite a baked-in Republican advantage due to gerrymandering, a new poll out just this week has Democrat Dan McCready TIED with Republican DanBishop! The special election in North Carolina is...

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  • August 7, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D. MA) in support of Dan McCready’s (D. NC-09) campaign: Dan McCready (D. NC-09) I’m reaching out to ask you to support Dan McCready’s special election campaign in North Carolina today. But first, can you give me a minute to...

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  • August 4, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA): There's a whole lot going on every single day in this country. Robert Mueller's testimony in Congressional hearings, this administration's policy of intentional cruelty at the border, and the President's continued attempts to dismantle affordable health care, just to...

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  • August 1, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of former Greenville Mayor, Allen Thomas’ (D. NC-03) campaign in the upcoming Special Election: Democrat Allen Thomas is running in a special election for North Carolina’s Third Congressional District and with Election Day less than two months away, we can win it — and flip...

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  • July 30, 2019

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Dan McCready's (D. NC-09_ campaign: Progressive veteran Dan McCready’s special election is coming up. Soon. Very soon. And let me tell you something about his opponent: Dan Bishop. Shortly after the “SEND HER BACK!” chants erupted from the crowd at Trump’s rally...

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  • July 26, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Corporate polluters and dark-money groups want control of Pennsylvania courts, and they're writing huge checks to buy them in elections this November. A PAC like this only exists to funnel corporate dark-money into our elections. We just raised our fundraising goals...

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  • July 22, 2019

Here’s the latest news out of North Carolina: Democrat Dan McCready and North Carolina Republican state Sen. Dan Bishop are neck and neck in their race to represent the state’s contested 9th congressional district, according to an internal poll from McCready’s campaign obtained first by The Hill on Monday. The survey, conducted by the...

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  • July 22, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: This is a big deal. After progressive Tiffany Cabán clinched the nomination for Queens District Attorney two weeks ago and declared victory in the national spotlight, a review of paper ballots determined that her out-of-touch opponent was ahead by just 16 votes. You know...

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  • July 11, 2019

Fuck this guy: The Republican candidate for an open House seat in North Carolina likened his efforts to undermine LGBTQ rights via religious exemptions to the work of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist who saved Jews during the Holocaust. State Sen. Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in the Sept. 10...

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  • July 9, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA) in support of Attorney General Andy Beshear’s (D. KY) gubernatorial campaign: I didn't expect to be writing you about a toss-up election in Kentucky, but Virginia isn't the only Commonwealth in the country that can experience a political turnaround. Virginia...

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  • June 29, 2019

Hey everyone! I was in New York for work and in London and Paris for vacation. I also got a little sick coming home from vacation. So I’ve been recovering and I wanted to play a little catch-up. Today, I’ll be focused on North Carolina’s down-ballot races and right now,...

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  • June 6, 2019

Well, we now know which GOPer we will be going up against: North Carolina state Sen. Dan Bishop (R) will face veteran and business executive Dan McCready (D) in September’s do-over election in North Carolina’s scandal-plagued 9th Congressional District, after last year’s results were thrown out amid allegations of election...

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  • May 15, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Marc Friedenberg’s (D. PA-12) campaign: Marc Fridenberg (D. PA-12) If Fred Keller is relying on Trump to get GOP voters out to the polls, he’s in trouble. The Trump campaign just announced that they’re headed to Pennsylvania next week to stump for Keller before Tuesday’s...

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  • May 14, 2019

It’s been a busy and hectic month for me already but I wanted to take today to do some catch-up diaries on the races going on this year and next year. So earlier this month, Politico posted this piece about how a certain idiotic Governor from a deeply red state...

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  • May 12, 2019
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