CAMPAIGN 2014 SPECIAL COVERAGE

Political Dynasties Hope to Grow in Today’s Elections

Political Dynasties Hope to Grow in Today’s Elections

Michelle Nunn hopes to win a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia today, the state her her father Sam Nunn represented for 24 years.  She faces Republican David Perdue, who is the first cousin of former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue. With 2016 looking like a possible showdown […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Time Capsule: Protest Votes Loomed Large in ‘92 Ohio Slugfest

Time Capsule: Protest Votes Loomed Large in ‘92 Ohio Slugfest

As Americans head to the polls later today, it’ll be interesting to see if a genuine dark-horse candidate — somebody running outside the duopoly, someone nobody expected nor even heard of, for that matter — could startle the pundits with an unexpectedly strong showing. Given […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Gary Johnson: I’d Like to Run for President Again

Gary Johnson: I’d Like to Run for President Again

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson would to run again in in 2016, he said during an interview on “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV. “The whole election is a big yawn,” Johnson said of today’s midterm elections. “Who cares who wins, because nothing’s […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Election Night Poll Closings and Results

Election Night Poll Closings and Results

The Daily Kos has produced a really useful map of Election night closing times. Hat tip to Politics1.com for sharing this graphic. For those watching to see how third party and independent candidates fare, check back with us here at Uncovered Politics throughout the night. […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Today’s Third Party Races to Watch

Today’s Third Party Races to Watch

It’s Election Day and we will be providing coverage of independents and third party candidates from around the country today. Some are fighting it out in tough races and hoping for a victory, others are trying to make a statement or secure a more practical […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 2 comments ·
VIDEO: Astrid Sarvis Makes Final Pitch for Her Husband

VIDEO: Astrid Sarvis Makes Final Pitch for Her Husband

Astrid Sarvis, wife of Virginia Libertarian Senate nominee Rob Sarvis, starred in the campaign’s closing pitch to voters. She tells a touching story of how her brother has been sentenced 24 years in prison for marijuana possession. He has no property or violent crimes on […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Libertarian Playing Key Role in Bitter Florida Governor’s Race

Libertarian Playing Key Role in Bitter Florida Governor’s Race

Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are deadlocked in an impossibly tight battle for Florida governor. The latest surveys from CNN, the Tampa Bay Times and Quinnipiac have all had the race tied. Meanwhile Adrian Wyllie, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for governor in Florida, […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Desperate Republicans Unleash Last Minute Attack on Chad Monnin

Desperate Republicans Unleash Last Minute Attack on Chad Monnin

The Republican Party of Ohio is taking Libertarian Chad Monnin seriously. As we wrap up the final days of the campaign, it seems that GOP is worried enough about Monnin to unleash a last minute flood of attack mail against his bid to take on […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Pressler Receives Another Boost in South Dakota Comeback Bid

Pressler Receives Another Boost in South Dakota Comeback Bid

Former South Dakota Sen. Larry Pressler’s quest to “end the poisonous partisanship in Washington” received another last-minute boost yesterday when his independent candidacy for the U.S. Senate was endorsed by the Rapid City Journal, the state’s second-largest newspaper. Pressler, who is currently running third in […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Zogby: Crist Leads by 7%, Wyllie Holding at 8%

Zogby: Crist Leads by 7%, Wyllie Holding at 8%

Pollster John Zogby’s firm has released a new survey that shows Democrat Charlie Crist opening up a big 7 point lead in the Florida governor’s race. The race, which has been neck and neck for months, appears to be breaking open with former Governor Crist […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 2 comments ·