Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Election 2014: What anti-incumbent wave?

The election was characterized before the fact as likely evidence of an anti-incumbent wave, but to this point, that idea hasn't taken hold so far. Whether voters dump incumbents or keep them is a situationally specific matter, rather than something reflecting a broad "wave" sentiment. Incumbents in several key races have been called the winners tonight in Maine, Illinois, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Delaware, Alabama, Rhode Island and New Jersey. More to come.

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