When politicians play their cards right, the margin of election victory may not matter the next time they run for office.
On the Road to Albany
What is the most popular topic for Hochul and Zeldin’s tweets?
New York’s gubernatorial candidates are tweeting more about crime and public safety than any other topic.
Has the media already declared Lee Zeldin a winner of New York’s governor’s election?
Lee Zeldin could win New York’s gubernatorial election, but the evidence that he will lose is just as strong,
What if we scored political debates and declared a winner?
We rely judges to assign scores for Olympic contests; we could do the same with debates.
A musical look at the race for governor in New York
What rock’n’roll songs that capture the spirit of the candidates running for governor in New York?
It’s still the economy; it’s always the economy
The top priority for voters has not changed since James Carville coined the phrase ‘It’s the economy, stupid’ in 1992.
As the baseball post-season begins, can Hochul and Zeldin capitalize on the success of the Mets and Yankees?
The excitement generated by successful sports teams also creates opportunities for political candidates.
A look back at where the NY gov race stood in 2018
Kathy Hochul’s 17-point lead is formidable, but Andrew Cuomo was ahead by a larger margin four years ago.
Has Lee Zeldin changed the conversation?
When your opponent reacts to your message, it is a significant moment in a campaign.
It’s time to have a debate about debates again
For challengers, debates provide a means to increase name recognition, but incumbents have little to gain.