Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

This post was originally published on this site  Politicians have been on a high over the last year-plus, wielding extraordinary power with the approval of voters fearful of viral infection. Democrats, in particular, championed draconian restrictions on life and often won praise for doing so. Going into this week’s election,...

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The real role of education this Election Day

The real role of education this Election Day

This post was originally published on this site This week’s election results show education issues foremost in the minds of many voters, and suggest many parents may be seeking a course correction after 18 months of disruptions. (Image credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

5 takeaways from Republicans’ big win in Virginia and the shocker in New Jersey

This post was originally published on this site The first big electoral night of the Biden presidency provided a bad omen for Democrats in 2022, and Republicans may have found a way to campaign in the post-Trump era. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden’s presidency and the political environment headed into next year’s midterm elections.

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New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

This post was originally published on this site If Gov. Phil Murphy wins Tuesday’s gubernatorial election against Republican Jack Ciattarelli — and polls show that’s likely — he will be the first Democrat to win reelection in N.J. since 1977. (Image credit: Frank Franklin II/AP)

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New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

This post was originally published on this siteNEWARK, N.J. — Ahead of a September gubernatorial debate between New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Gov. Jack Ciattarelli, Democrats plastered the lamp posts along one of this city’s busiest thoroughfares with signs reading, “Stop the Trump Team. Vote Murphy.” Just...

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