Politisite Political Projections – 2014 Senate Midterm Election Methodology: Politisite Political Projections takes in to consideration many factors when utilizing a particular poll for our model. We weigh polls differently based on their previous general election accuracy. We toss polls […]
The Democratic Party is in trouble! Just a few months ago, the GOP was wondering if they could even take the majority in the Senate. Following recent polls, pollsters are now saying Republicans could take as many as 13 Senate […]
By NATE SILVER Democrats did not have as strong a performance in races for the United States House of Representatives last week as they did in the contests for the Senate and the presidency. Instead, Republicans retained control of the […]
“2010 will go down as a defining political election that shapes the national political landscape for at least the next 10 years,” says Tim Storey, elections specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Democrats couldn’t have picked a worse year to get hit with a political wave at the state level — The surge of 2010 puts Republicans in total control of redrawing congressional maps for more than 40% of the seats in the House of Representatives.
Politisite Political Projections for the House of Representatives called for a 53 +/- 4 which translated to +49-+57 gain for the GOP. Actual results were a bit higher at +61 seats. Our analysis beat most pollsters projections for this race.