Early Returns Podcast – Nathan Gonzales: Nationally Respected Nonpartisan Voting Analyst’s Approach to Predicting Prior and Upcoming Mid-Term Elections

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The 2022 mid-term elections will decide the fate of 435 House seats and 33 Senate seats.  With 90 days remaining before election day, Early Returns welcomes nationally respected nonpartisan voting analyst, Nathan Gonzales.  As editor and publisher of Inside Elections, Nathan has studied and analyzed campaigns and elections for over 20 years.  He shares with our audience how he conducts his research and where his predictions and polling have been correct and where they have been off.

The current election cycle is in the first term of President Biden.  Such elections historically result in losses for the party controlling the White House.  Is that likely again?  What effect will former President Trump have?  How does redistricting affect races?  Listen to Nathan Gonzales as he scrutinizes the current campaigns and shares his predictions for next November’s elections.

About Nathan Gonzales:

Nathan Gonzales is Editor & Publisher of Inside Elections, which provides nonpartisan analysis of campaigns for Senate, House, governor and president, and an Elections Analyst for CQ Roll Call.

On Election Night 2016, Nathan was an on-air analyst for the Newshour on PBS after working as an off-air consultant for ABC NEWS on their Election Night Decision Desk for 14 years. Previously, he was an editor, analyst and writer for The Rothenberg Political Report, and worked for CNN as a Political Analyst and as an associate producer for Capital Gang.

Nathan has appeared on NBC's Meet the Press and NBC Nightly News, C-SPAN's Washington Journal, NPR's All Things Considered, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC and he has been quoted in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. His work has also appeared on FiveThirtyEight, NBCLatino.com and in Campaigns & Elections magazine.

Nathan grew up in Oregon, earned his M.A. from the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management and his B.A. from Vanguard University. He first came to Washington, D.C. as an intern in the White House Press Office and now lives in the city with his wife and four children.

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