Tag: 2016 congressional election
Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin arrives to speak at an election night party in Chantilly, Va., early Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, after he defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Peter SchorschSeptember 15, 2016

One great truism in modern politics: the greatest advantage a candidate will ever have (for either party) is to be an incumbent. To understand how incumbency offers politicians a distinct benefit, the folks at Ballotpedia crunch some numbers for 2016. Of more than 6,700 seats to be decided in this election cycle, only 123 incumbents […]

Michael MolineAugust 23, 2016

There was a conspicuous absence during a debate Tuesday between the candidates for Congress in Florida’s second district — Republican Mary Thomas pulled out just minutes before the festivities were to begin. The two remaining Republicans, Panama City urologist Neal Dunn and attorney Ken Sukhia, were left to compete for the mantle of the true […]

Scott PowersJanuary 25, 2016

The National Organization For Woman Political Action Committee has endorsed Susannah Randolph in the Orlando-based Congressional District 9 race. The endorsement comes even though Randolph is battling with two other Democratic women, Dr. Dena Minning and Valleri Crabtree, along with state Sen. Darren Soto and former state Rep. Ricardo Rangel. They’re all seeking the Democratic […]


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