Skip to content
Special Series: Finding Sanctuary
Opp-Art: Dispatches from the resistance
Campaigns and Elections
If you are a current Subscriber and are unable to log in, you may have to create a NEW username and password. To do so,
and use the “NEW USER” sign-up option.
Forgot Your Password?
If you are not a Subscriber,
Special Elections news and analysis from The Nation
March 15, 2018
Progressives Have the Right Plan to Win in November
Now is not the time for timidity nor triangulation.
Robert L. Borosage
March 15, 2018
What Conor Lamb’s Win Does and Does Not Tell Us About Wave Elections
The winning formula is still what it has always been—turn out the base.
March 14, 2018
Two Cheers—but Not Three—for Conor Lamb
Yes, he ran as a centrist. But he also ran as a local candidate on local issues.
March 6, 2018
Democratic Party Establishment, It’s Time to Respect Insurgent Progressives
Democrats should not revive a doomed strategy of excessive caution and deference to the permanent consultant class.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
February 21, 2018
A Kentucky District That Backed Trump 72-23 Just Backed a Democratic Woman 68-32
Democrats have now flipped 37 state legislative seats since Trump assumed the presidency.
Subscribe Today and Save $129!
February 7, 2018
35 and Counting! Democrats Flip Another Republican Legislative Seat
A pro-union Democrat just won a seat in Missouri that Trump won by a landslide.
January 25, 2018
Scott Walker Is Literally Preventing Wisconsinites From Voting
The Republican governor is refusing to call special elections to fill vacant legislative seats, as his allies attack nonpartisan oversight of elections.
December 13, 2017
On a Wave of Votes From Selma, and the Civil-Rights Heartlands of Alabama, Doug Jones Sweeps to Victory
An overwhelming surge in votes from African-American counties tipped the balance against Roy Moore.
November 17, 2017
The Surest Way to Keep Roy Moore Out of the Senate Is by Electing His Opponent
GOP talk of resignations, rescheduled elections, and write-ins neglects the reality on the ground in Alabama: Moore has a credible opponent who can beat him.
November 14, 2017
The Ongoing Misadventures of the Republican Party: Roy Moore Edition
Even sex abuse is excusable for the sake of a Senate majority.