Carolyn Fiddler

'The most significant shift in racial attitudes' in years--in the wake of Floyd murder, tracking poll shows dramatic increase in public support for Black Lives Matter movement

Today, Civiqs is releasing three years of daily tracking poll results gauging Americans’ level of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Through June 2, 2020, 49% of Americans support the Black Lives Matter movement, with only 24% opposed. Support jumped by five percentage points in the last week alone, following George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police and the subsequent protests. This is the highest level of support for Black Lives Matter in over three years of daily tracking, and the most significant shift in racial attitudes since Civiqs began tracking the issue in April of 2017.

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This New Mexico Democrat May Be Even Worse Than a Republican

Take a look at New Mexico state Rep. Debbie Rodella's greatest hits and see if you can guess which party she belongs to:

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Democrats Score Another Major Victory in a State Trump Narrowly Carried

In a dramatic victory that’s indicative of the shifting political winds in Wisconsin, progressive Judge Rebecca Dallet has been elected to the state Supreme Court. She defeated conservative Judge Michael Screnock 56.5-43.5 percent (with 43 percent of precincts reporting as of press time) in this statewide contest.

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Democrats Flip 36th Legislative Seat of Election Cycle as Hot Streak Continues

Don’t look now, but Democrats just flipped their 36th state legislative seat this cycle.

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Democrats Flip Yet Another Legislative Seat in a State Trump Won by a Landslide

Democrats have just pulled of their second upset of 2018. A Republican legislative seat in Missouri flipped from red to blue on Tuesday night as Democrat Mike Revis won House District 97. This district went heavily for Trump, giving him a 61-33 margin in 2016.

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Under the Radar, Democrats Are Racking Up Electoral Victories in State Legislatures

Turns out Donald Trump was right about one thing during his campaign — “We’re going to win so much.

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