Kevin Fahey

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    Primary Primers: Moving the Republican convention is all about Trump’s ego – not his reelection

Primary Primers: Moving the Republican convention is all about Trump’s ego – not his reelection

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major shifts and changes to this election year’s political schedule, among them the Republican National Committee’s decision to shift the party’s presidential nominating convention from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Jacksonville, Florida. Kevin Fahey writes that President Trump has been the driving force behind this change, and that he believes that moving the convention will […]

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    Primary Primers: Why the Democrats may have a shot at winning Ohio this fall

Primary Primers: Why the Democrats may have a shot at winning Ohio this fall

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While Ohio has historically been considered to be a swing state, in the 2016 election, The Buckeye State went against the national trend and voted for Donald Trump. Kevin Fahey takes a close look at how the presidential election may unfold in Ohio, writing that because of the potential impact of COVID-19 on the economy, and the likelihood of […]

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    Primary Primers: Why Florida may matter very little in the 2020 presidential election

Primary Primers: Why Florida may matter very little in the 2020 presidential election

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The Sunshine State has always been considered one of the most important swing states in US presidential elections, famously deciding the 2000 election result by a narrow and contested vote margin. Kevin Fahey argues that, if we look at the evidence of recent state-wide and federal elections, Florida tends to lean Republican, and given Trump’s political coalition, is unlikely […]

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