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Beto O’Rourke Hits 1 Million Instagram Followers

March 11, 2021 |

After the third Democratic Debate on Thursday night, Beto O’Rourke passed the 1 million mark on Instagram. Of all the 2020 Democratic Candidates – he is only the 5th to have over 1 million followers on Instagram. The four candidates in front of him are: Bernie Sanders – 3,694,958 Kamala Harris – 2,082,037 Elizabeth Warren…

Senators Up for Re-Election in November 2018

March 11, 2021 |

<img src=”https://socialpolitician.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Senators-Up-for-Re-Election-in-November-2018.jpg” alt=”senators up for re-election” itemprop=”image” height=”1000″ width=”1500″ title=”A colorful collection of American national political vote badges,” /> <p>The 2018 November United States elections include 35 contested Senate positions. (Two of these are special elections, meaning the original incumbent stepped down or passed away before completion of the term.) Below is a list of…

Tossup Regions in the 2018 Representative Elections

March 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Tossup Regions in the 2018 Representative Elections

<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?

March 11, 2021 |

<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.…