Commentary from Larry Lindsey

Results of the midterm elections indicate not much will change in the next two years, and pollsters appear to have undercounted Democrats.

Surprising results indicate pollsters undercounted Democrat voters

Pollsters are going to have to have their work cut out for them in the next few weeks. Whereas in the 2018 and 2020 elections they undercounted potential Republican voters, this time they appear to have undercounted potential Democrat voters. Republican advantage on the economy did not play out as expected in the suburbs. In [...]
Dems doing well in AZ

A better night for Democrats than predicted in Arizona

It’s getting later in the evening. More votes are coming in. It now appears as though the Republican majority in the House will be roughly 20 seats, not the kinds of numbers that many people had projected. We still don’t know what’s going to happen in the Senate. Although Arizona is now coming in and, [...]
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' big win by nearly 20 points might indicate tough times for Donald Trump in a potential 2024 showdown.

Trump’s endorsements beginning to hurt GOP candidates

One of the big landslides of tonight that’s going to have long term implications is what’s happening in Florida, where Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to be winning his race by close to 20 points. That’s more than twice what anyone was expecting at the time. I think that’s going to be very helpful for [...]
Allan Fung is in a close race against his Democratic opponent

Republican Allan Fung in tight race in Rhode Island

Polls have closed in many states and some interesting House races in Virginia and Rhode Island are neck-and-neck. Allan Fung, the mayor of Cranston, RI, is in a tight race with Democratic contender Seth Magaziner. Polls have closed in more states. Right now we’re very closely following a number of key congressional races where Republicans [...]
Exit polls have reveal 36% Republican turnout, Democrat turnout at 33% and independents at 31%. All agree that democracy is being threatened.

Exit polls reveal 36% Republican turnout, 33% Democrat

National exit polls indicate Republicans have an advantage in turnout with, 36% versus 33% for Democrats and 31% for independents. Republicans are consistently polling 40 percent or more of the Hispanic vote. The gender gap persists, with Democrats winning among women by seven points and Republicans winning among men by 16 points. On the issue [...]
Governor Ron DeSantis has won the governor's race against Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio has beaten out Val Demings for Senate.

Big wins for Republicans in Florida

Polls have now closed in Ohio and North Carolina, two states with very interesting Senate races and a number of close House races. Florida is an early count state. We can predict that Ron DeSantis will win the governor’s race and Marco Rubio the Senate race. Both are likely to have margins in the high [...]
With the first polls closed in the 2022 midterm elections, Republicans have an opportunity to capture most seats since the 1920s.

244 House Republicans is possible, highest number since 1920s

Tonight, join Larry Lindsey as he breaks down all the big races for us and gives his commentary as polls are beginning to close in states like Indiana, Kentucky and Georgia. There is a possibility Republicans end up with 244 seats, the highest number since the 1920s. We’re going to be bringing updated coverage of [...]