Joe Biden certainly has all the qualities of a frontrunner, but the coalition he's built has some peculiar traits. Here's why that's okay.
Category: Elections: 2020
Breaking Down Pete Buttigieg’s Polling Gains
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana and 2020 Democratic candidate, has been polling well these past few weeks. I provide a summary of the polls and offer potential explanations.
Chart: Comparing 2020 Democrats’ Twitter Followers to Their Polling Numbers
In an age where social media can make or break a presidential candidate, it can be helpful to check in on metrics like Twitter follower counts. See how the 2020 Democrats are doing, both on Twitter and in the polls.
Eliminating the Electoral College Has Long Been a Partisan Issue…And It Isn’t Just About Eliminating the Electoral College
Many Democrats have once again called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Here's a brief history of this movement and some proof that it feeds into larger political discussions.
In Choosing Not to Run for President, Sherrod Brown Made the Right Decision
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown announced that he won't seek the Democratic nomination in 2020. Based on his state's shifting political climate, that was probably the best move.
Chart: How Presidential Campaign Announcements Have Affected Polling Numbers in 2020
A quick look at the impact that presidential campaign announcements have had on the polling numbers of 2020 Democrats so far.
What Should Beto O’Rourke Do?
2018 phenom Beto O'Rourke has a tough choice ahead of him: should he run for the presidency or the Senate? Here are some compelling arguments on both sides.
Amy Klobuchar Outperforms Her Benchmarks, But So Does Everyone Else
With Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar considering a bid for the presidency, many are pointing to her previous electoral victories as proof that she'll be strong in 2020. I break down how valid these claims are.
The Supposed Power of Early Campaigns
Do candidates gain an inherent advantage by announcing their campaigns before anyone else?
Just How Unpopular is Elizabeth Warren?
Elizabeth Warren's popularity has been called into question as of late. Are naysayers' claims valid?