The so-called “Bannock Street Project,” the Democratic political blueprint for attracting young- single women and turning purple states blue, faces new questions after last week’s stunning loss by incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado.
On Tuesday, millions of Facebook users logged on to their accounts to see a little app at the top of their feed, asking people if they were voters, and that app has been proven to increase voter turnout.
This may come as a surprise if you live in a state with the minimum wage, marijuana, genetically modified food labeling or election-rules measures on the ballot, but 2014 is actually a down year for state-ballot initiatives.
U.S. consumers are feeling more confident than they have since the Great Recession, but that does not provide much advantage to President Obama or the incumbent legislators on the ballot Tuesday, according to recent economic surveys. The severe job and financial difficulties many Americans experienced during and after the recession convinced most that the economy has permanently changed for the worse, and they blame current political leaders in Washington for failing to do much about it.
She may be a long shot to win the South Dakota primary on June 3, but Republican Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has decided to shine a light on the sexism she’s encountered on the campaign trail.