Led by New Haven Rising, unions of Yale University workers and community groups, hundreds of volunteers knocked on doors across the city this summer and fall to discuss issues and organize a large voter turnout.
The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.
The 2013 New York City elections were a thunderous mandate for progressive change in the nation's largest city.
Former Detroit Medical CEO Mike Duggan is beating the city's former police chief and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon by 55 to 45 percent.
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.