Key Sheriff and Prosecutor Elections Across the South

A lot has been said in the last week about conservative ideology prevailing in many elections, despite Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump. We have examined some of those elections in the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and state legislatures. But there is one area in which progressive policy ideas have clearly triumphed thisContinue reading “Key Sheriff and Prosecutor Elections Across the South”

Key State Legislature Results Across the South

Down-ballot races, while far less buzzworthy and exciting, are in many ways more important than federal elections. That’s because state and local governments, properly inspired, can step in and make the changes that Washington is often too deadlocked to accomplish, changes that can eventually serve as the framework for federal legislation. For instance, Rahm EmmanuelContinue reading “Key State Legislature Results Across the South”

U.S. House of Representatives Races Across the South

Even as the final presidential election result shapes up to be more of a landslide than thought on election night (a 305-232 electoral count for Joe Biden remains a strong possibility at the time of this writing), many Democrats are concerned that this election was not a strong enough repudiation of Donald Trump and thoseContinue reading “U.S. House of Representatives Races Across the South”

U.S. Senate Races Across the South

Feelings are split among Democrats across the country right now: optimism that Joe Biden will likely be the next President of the United States, but disappointment that Democratic candidates have underperformed in U.S. Senate races, particularly in southern states. The most predictable loss came in Tennessee, where Trump loyalist Bill Hagerty defeated activist Marquita BradshawContinue reading “U.S. Senate Races Across the South”

Presidential Election Results Across the South

At the time of this writing, former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to be the next President of the United States. In the coming days and weeks, we can safely expect President Trump and his team to contest this result in an eleventh hour Hail Mary. But for now, let’s take a quick lookContinue reading “Presidential Election Results Across the South”