Historical Perspective – President Trumps Republican Party is Strong After Mid-Term Battle

Harry Truman was the last president to deliver a major "first mid-term" election victory.  His Democrat party picked up 75 house seats and 9 in the senate.  Since then, George W. Bush was the only president to make net gains in both chambers of Congress (7 in the House and 2 in the Senate) in … Continue reading Historical Perspective – President Trumps Republican Party is Strong After Mid-Term Battle

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Huge Voter Turnout in Pro John James 85% Republican Rural Michigan Precinct

I just voted in Jamestown Township Michigan.  When I arrived the parking lot was full.  I was voter number 562 and cast my ballot a little before 2 pm.  A person working the polls said turnout was steady all day, which was confirmed also by a man in line who drove by the polling place … Continue reading Huge Voter Turnout in Pro John James 85% Republican Rural Michigan Precinct

Democrats Win Early Turnout in Florida and Nevada – Republicans Make Gains Over 2016

Early voting is over in Nevada and Florida (for the most part) and the final numbers show massive turnout for a mid-term election, numbers for both parties are almost tied with 2016 early voting turnout.  In both Florida and Nevada, Democrats had a higher turnout, but the difference between parties is less than what it … Continue reading Democrats Win Early Turnout in Florida and Nevada – Republicans Make Gains Over 2016

2018 Mid-Term Election – Virginia 5th and 7th Districts Will Show Which Way the Votes Are Going

There are two "up-for-grabs" Virginia congressional districts according to realclearpolitics.com, congressional district 5 and district 7.  Although Hillary won the state of Virginia 49.8% to 44.4%, both Republicans won their congressional re-election bids handily in 2016. In the 5th district, the Republican won by over 15% and 50K votes.  Note, this year, Tom Garrett is … Continue reading 2018 Mid-Term Election – Virginia 5th and 7th Districts Will Show Which Way the Votes Are Going