Category Archives: Candidates

Everyone’s Running — And That Could Be Dangerous For The Democrats

By Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight – When the field gets big, the primaries get weird. The size of the field usually does tell us a lot about how the primary will play out. See the article…

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What More Than 40 Years Of Early Primary Polls Tell Us About 2020

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – How much can we learn from early primary polls? Back in 2011, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-chief Nate Silver set out to answer this question and found that early national polling is at least somewhat predictive of … Continue reading

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White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

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Would It Be Weird If Biden Didn’t Run?

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Former Vice President Joe Biden is arguably a 2020 front-runner. He has led or tied for the lead in almost every Democratic presidential primary poll he’s appeared in so far. The catch? He isn’t running — at … Continue reading

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What do Democrats Want in a President?

by Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections – Democrats have a hoard of hopefuls aiming for their party’s 2020 nomination, so what qualities and characteristics are Democratic primary voters and caucus attendees likely to value? Electability is certainly a factor, but … Continue reading

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