If latest estimates are correct, Democrats will pick up 28 House seats. This is the largest net gain for either party in 8 years, and the best Democratic gain since 2006. The “blue wave” materialized in the House if anywhere. The House is the most democratic body being constituted of local, popular-vote elections. Noting this … More 2018 Midterms: Ending Analysis
In recent years, many pundits have argued that shifting demographics are giving Democrats an Electoral College and popular vote advantage. The electorate is gradually becoming less white and more educated. Since nonwhite voters and college-educated voters tend to vote Democratic, this seems like a reason to celebrate within the Democratic Party. At the same time, … More Clinton v. Trump: Demographics Shifting?