The slanted text in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s logo, and its break from the traditional red, white and blue color palette, has formed a new graphical language for progressivism. Imitators abound.
A study by a liberal group found a reverse coattails effect in 2020: Down-ballot candidates may have helped elect President Biden, rather than the other way around.
Republicans today know that blocking access to the ballot has always relied on legal maneuvering and political schemes.
The candidate and the man who prosecutors say recruited him to play spoiler in a Florida Senate race last year were both arrested this week.
The governor has lost his political allies and the public’s confidence.
It may take 10 years. Do it anyway.
Pennsylvania G.O.P. leaders have made loyalty to the defeated ex-president the sole organizing principle of the party, and would-be candidates are jockeying to prove they fought the hardest for him.
Minnesota Republicans celebrated election victories with a gala party. A state senator’s death from Covid-19 underlined the consequences of the G.O.P.’s rejection of health experts’ guidance.
Black voters will be integral to Democratic success in the upcoming Senate races. We speak to Stacey Abrams and LaTosha Brown, two Black women who are leading the charge in mobilizing the vote.
In statehouse races, suburban voters’ disgust with President Trump failed to translate into a rebuke of other Republicans, ensuring the party’s grip on partisan mapmaking.
Democrats in New York bucked the national trend on down-ballot races, and could pursue progressive initiatives without fear of a veto.
Democrats are debating whether the party’s stances alienated moderates, but progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenged that narrative.
Republicans were ahead in key congressional races in the state, with mail-in ballots yet to be counted.
New York State Republicans used images of boarded-up businesses and of Mayor Bill de Blasio to persuade voters to vote for their candidates.
Preliminary tallies seemed to dash the hopes of progressives and indicated a resurgence of Republican power in areas across the state.
Republicans are ahead in key congressional races in New York State, mirroring a national trend of apparent success in winning back swing districts.
All eyes were on the State Senate, where Democrats are close to a veto-proof supermajority. But results might be delayed because of a torrent of mail-in ballots.
Today is the last day to cast a ballot in the presidential election and other races. Aside from safety measures, the process is little changed.
In most states, control of the state legislature comes with the authority to redraw state and federal electoral maps.
The legislature in this battleground state could flip to Democratic control, a prospect that is bringing out lower-income voters who stayed home in 2016.
Republicans have controlled the state government since 2003. An anti-Trump surge could give Democrats a crucial boost.
Ronald Lauder is spending millions of dollars to defeat Democratic state senators, whose party is tantalizingly close to a supermajority.
The pandemic has inspired new candidates to run, and defined the debate in campaigns up and down the ballots.
Vote-by-mail has become one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 election. But while battles rage on social media and in the courts, a group of bipartisan Michigan election officials worry they won’t have the time or resources to ensure results on election night.
The president is harnessing the power of the government, from the Department of Homeland Security to the Postal Service, to disrupt the election. Read the magazine’s five-month investigation.
In Western New York, the president’s vilification of Black Lives Matter protests has forced candidates to decide whether to line up behind him.
Mitch McConnell has a tricky needle to thread.
Ms. McBride, who would be the first openly transgender person to serve in any state’s senate, won a primary for a safely Democratic seat in Delaware.
The “blue shift” is real. Take it seriously.
Among those toppled by progressive insurgents was a Brooklyn assemblyman who was first elected in 1972.
Maybe we’ve been expecting too much of her all along.
Having a seat at the table is good, but people of color need to be able to set the agenda too.
Dozens of contests in the State Legislature and the House of Representatives will be decided Tuesday. Here’s what to know before going to the polls.
The coronavirus outbreak has hurt on-the-ground organizing tactics that legislative challengers usually rely on when they take on incumbents.