Notes from Bruce
As they say, “it’s almost all over but the shouting.” The midterms are two days away (although early voting has been going on for some time), and two nights from now we’ll begin to see how things are going to shake out in Kentucky and across the country.
All the big races will get lots of coverage, but what about our state-level races? How to keep track of all 119 legislative races, as well as the six Congressional races and the Senate race? Well, ForwardKy has you covered.
The Election Scorecard – for all members
I’ve built an election scorecard in Excel that is easy-peasy to use. For each race, just put the party of the winner in the “Win. Party” column for that race, and the spreadsheet does the rest:
- Keeps track of the D vs R breakdown in the Kentucky House and Senate;
- Tells you if a seat flipped from red to blue, or vice versa;
- Tells you the difference in the numbers for the upcoming session vs the last one.
The scorecard can be downloaded from this post. It is only for members (free or paid), so be sure you are logged in. Save it, open it, and you’ll be ready to go for results-watching on Tuesday night.
Oh, and one other thing – if you want, you can enter the results you would LIKE to see, or that you think likely, and see how that makes things look. Best practice would be to copy the one worksheet and play on that, so you’ve still got the fresh one for Tuesday night.
Hope you find this helpful.
A daily update on what’s been published?
I asked a few weeks ago if people would find a daily newsletter that listed what was published that day helpful. (I’m talking a bare-bones email with just a list of posts for that day, linked to the stories themselves.) Some people said they would use that. If you would find this useful, let me know. It will obviously be an opt-in sort of thing.
Okay, that’s all the news from me for this week. I’ve got a few more updates coming, which I’ll cover next week. On to this week’s content!