Voting trends

Ohio, bellwether again

A close race in Ohio is bad news for Donald Trump

The more he must focus on winning there, the less he can concentrate on other vital Midwestern races

Key largo

Why Donald Trump is doing surprisingly well in Florida

The president probably cannot win without his adopted home state

Rashomon, with ballots

Why do voters in Georgia face so many hurdles to voting?

Republicans see hiccups, Democrats see racism

Voter suppression

At risk of losing Texas, Republicans scheme to limit Democratic votes

The state is becoming younger and less white. It is not outlandish to imagine that Republicans would try to keep turnout low

The Maine reason

Our new Senate model has inched towards Democrats in September

A flurry of recent polls make Susan Collins an underdog for re-election in Maine