US midterms: Georgia Senate run-off looms after bitter campaign

On Tuesday, Georgia's seven million registered voters will go to the polls for the fifth time in four years. That's thanks to a quirk in the state's election law that requires winning candidates for state-wide posts in general elections not just to get more votes than everyone else, but to get fifty percent of the votes cast.

Herschel Walker Is Happy to Use Anti-Trans Hate to Get Elected

At the same time that families of victims in the Club Q shooting were being notified about their dead, U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker decided to attack transgender people in a bid to lift his troubled campaign. As part of his closing argument to represent Georgia, Walker unleashed an ad on banning transgender people from competing in sports which corresponds to our gender. By doing so he is contributing to the climate of fear which led to the deadly attack on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

It’s now final: Morgan, Amy win

Three and a half weeks after Election Day, Orange County’s ballots have all been counted and official results revealed on Friday. The OC had a 54.7 percent turnout with 994,227 people voting, with 830,162 of them via mail or by visiting drop-off locations. Two close races in the West...

Exclusive: One-on-One with Sen. Raphael Warnock

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Saturday Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock took his campaign to Augusta. He started the day with a voter canvas. Then, before addressing a crowd of supporters at a rally in Hephzibah, the senator sat down with The Means Report’s Brad Means in a one-on-one exclusive from his campaign bus.

New Hampshire Is Not About To Knuckle Under On Primary

Back in the 1960s the cry “Hell no, we won’t go” echoed off the ivy-covered walls of universities and colleges during anti-war demonstrations. Today Democratic office holders, officials, activists and party members are yelling “Hell no, we won’t go” to the Democratic National Committee over a decision to change the dates for its presidential selection process.
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GOP officially at 221 seats in the House with one race left

Yesterday the Associated Press finally called the race in California’s 13th district. The LA Times reports the race, which currently has Duarte winning by 565 votes, was a pretty civil affair between Duarte and Democrat Adam Gray who ran as a centrist in a district where Democrats had a double digit registration advantage.
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Ohio voting law changes delayed but still on tap: What they would do

A major overhaul of Ohio voting laws, which includes allowing absentee ballots to be requested online, got a fourth committee hearing but no final vote Thursday. That decreases its chance of making it through the lame-duck legislative session. House Bill 294, the “Enact Ohio Election Security and Modernization Act,” is...

Pearce re-elected chairman of New Mexico Republican Party

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Steve Pearce can look forward to his third two-year term as Republican Party of New Mexico (RPNM) chairman. The former congressman and Republican gubernatorial candidate won 55.2 percent of the vote from members of the party's State Central Committee. Sarah Jane Allen finished second with 20.7 percent, Robert Aragon came in third with 13.2 percent, followed by Eddy Aragon with 10.4 percent and Rodney Tahe with 0.5 percent.

Republican Caucus backs Dade Phelan as Texas House speaker

TEXAS, USA — The Texas House Republican Caucus backed House Speaker Dade Phelan, R- Beaumont, over Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington, 78-6, during a closed-door meeting at the Capitol. Phelan served as speaker for the first time in the 2021 session. While the official vote is a month away, when...
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Cartwright headed back to DC with chance at more influence

For weeks, the television commercials bombarded U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright for voting with President Joe Biden or House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 100% of the time. “Your congressman should stand up to Joe Biden, not hang out with him,” Cartwright’s Republican opponent, Jim Bognet, said in one commercial. As...