Cook Political Report Forecast

Final Forecast: November 7th

This was the final projection for the 2016 election from Cook Political Report. Use this as a starting point to create and share your own 2020 presidential election forecast.

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Dead Heat in Virginia

A new Roanoke College Poll in Virginia finds Joe Biden and Donald Trump are tied...

Unusual Turnout Dynamic Could Decide the Election

Ron Brownstein: “For decades, Democrats have built their electoral strategies...

Get Paid to Talk to Friends About Voting

Wired: “Since the 2022 election, Relentless has championed relational organizing,...

Why Is It So Hard to Stop Trump?

Edward Luce: “The shortest answer is disbelief. Democrats find it hard to imagine...

Trump’s Outreach to the Libertarians Was a Train Wreck

The Nation: “It is nothing short of amazing that no one informed Donald Trump...


Overview and Live Results: Texas Primary Runoff Elections

May 28, 2024

30 runoffs for U.S. House and State Legislative seats where no candidate received a majority in the March 5 primary

Idaho Democratic Caucus Results

May 24, 2024

Joe Biden received 95%, winning all 23 pledged delegates

Live Results: Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, and Oregon Primaries

May 21, 2024

Four states hold their down-ballot primaries this Tuesday, with presidential contests also on the ballot in Kentucky and Oregon

Overview and Live Results: California Congressional District 20 Special Election

May 20, 2024

The winner will complete the term of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who resigned at the end of last year.

Live Results: Maryland, Nebraska, West Virginia Primaries; North Carolina Runoffs

May 14, 2024

Senate Democratic Primary in Maryland is the marquee race, although there are several competitive House races of interest