Election*Projection Review of 2014 House Races….New Jersey, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Maine…

…from the Blogging Caesar…..

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
New Jersey House Races Preview
Voting in New Jersey House races in 2012 is useful in illustrating a structural fact about winning a majority in the U.S. House. Democratic candidates here received 54.7% of all votes cast; Republicans accumulated just 43.6%. Yet, the makeup …

New Hampshire House Races Preview
There are two congressional districts in New Hampshire. When Charlie Bass won the District 2 election in the massive Republican year in 1994, the GOP held both Granite State U.S. House seats. They maintained control of both seats until …

Monday, April 28, 2014
Nevada House Races Preview
Heading into the 2012 elections, Nevada had three U.S. House districts. Thanks to reapportionment after the 2010 Census, Nevada’s delegation grew to four. A Democrat, Alexzander Horsford, won the seat from the newly-minted 4th District in …

Minnesota House Races Preview
Home to the Democrat-Farmer-Labor, Minnesota is more liberal than not. In 2012, the DFL was able to pry one seat away from Republicans when Rick Nolan bested freshman Congressman Chip Cravaack. With that victory, the DFL can claim …

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Michigan House Races Preview
The Republican majority in the Michigan state legislature drew congressional district lines to their favor before the 2012 elections. As a result, they were able to preserve the nine Republican seats in the House delegation while forcing a battle …

Massachusetts House Races Preview
An anchor of the liberal Northeast, the Bay State is one of the bluest states around. The House delegation is the sole playground Democrats who claim all nine seats here. They did lose a seat in 2012 – but not to …

Friday, April 25, 2014
Maine House Races Preview
There are two seats in the Maine congressional delegation and both have been occupied by Democrats since Republican Jim Longley lost to Tom Allen 18 years ago. The blue team has not only owned congressional races here since 1996; it has …

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One thought on “Election*Projection Review of 2014 House Races….New Jersey, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Maine…”

  1. He’s crazy if he thinks Democrats are going to hold Owens’ seat up in NY.

    Everything that could possibly break against the Democrats in that district has done so.

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