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Tossup Regions in the 2018 Representative Elections

October 23, 2018

<p>When election season comes around, people try to predict how the votes will swing in a particular region. Each region is given an “Election Rating” based on several factors, such as candidate strength and the partisan leanings of the area. For the upcoming 2018 Representative elections, there are several districts that are estimated to have…

Is Negative Campaigning Getting Worse?

October 23, 2018

<p>It comes around every two years – those months of heavy campaigning for the major seats of political office. As Election Day approaches, the advertisements get grittier and more hateful. Every year, instead of filling the media with messages of hope, optimism, and useful information, the campaigns seem to be getting more and more negative.…