Tuesday, 02 June 2015

MD - CD 8-open seat  – Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) is running for the open Senate seat.  This will be a competitive Democratic seat. Interested: St. Sen. Jamie Raskin (D), St. Rep. Kumar Barve (D), St. Rep. Ana Sol Gutierrez (D), St. Rep Jeff Waldstreicher (D), Valerie Erwin (D), Will Jawando(D), Cty Councilman Craig Rice (D).


Wednesday, 27 May 2015

IL - (CD18)Special election 2015 – Rep. Aaron Schock (R) resigned his seat March 17th  after new questions about his mileage reimbursements.  A special primary election is scheduled for July 7th with the General Election September 10th, 2015.  Running: St. Sen. Darin LaHood (R), Mike Flynn (R), Don Rients (R), Adam Lopez (D) and Rob Mellon (D).


Monday, 18 May 2015

CA - Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) – retiring in 2016.  There are at least 14 potential candidates expressing interest in the seat:  Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D), St. Ass. Rocky Chavez (R), Former GOP Chair Tom Del Beccaro (R) and Duf Sundheim (R), Former St. Sen. Phil Wyman (R), Kamala Harris (D), John Estrada (R), Stewart Albertson (D).

Thursday, 14 May 2015

5/14/2015- Handicapping the Republican nomination from Zogby Analytics:

Jeb Bush – 5-1                    Ted Cruz – 70 – 1
Rand Paul  15 -1                 Marco Rubio – 5-2
Mike Huckabee – 70 – 1    Ben Carson – 20-1
Carly Fiorina – 60-1            Scott Walker – 7-1

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Senate numbers for 2016 - Republicans will be defending 24 seats, compared with only 10 for the Democrats.  Senate seats to watch: Eight of 10 hotly contested Senate seats are held by Republicans (WI, Il, FL, NV, OH, PA, NH, CO, NC, IN) (The Hill)