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2018 House Elections

Inside the GOP’s California nightmare – POLITICO

The party lost big in the state’s November House races, and Republicans didn’t see it coming. Rep. Steve Knight’s (R-Calif.) campaign went into election night thinking another tough victory was at hand. Knight grinded out a win in 2016, in a district President Donald Trump lost, despite relentless Democratic attacks …

States slow to prepare for hacking threats – POLITICO

Most states aren’t planning to use federal funds to make major election upgrades before November. U.S. intelligence officials and security experts have spent years urging states to shore up their elections’ digital defenses, and the latest indictments from special counsel Robert Mueller drew fresh attention to Russia’s cyberattacks on the …