(UPDATE) Senate Rematch: Handicapping a Heads-Up Race in the 31st

The four-way race from 2016 is currently a heads up rematch for the 31st Senate District.

A potential Democratic primary between Sen. Marisol Alcantara and challenger Robert Jackson could be greatly impacted by the number of candidates actually on the ballot next year, as their first contest was clearly shaped by the presence of Micah Lasher, who finished in second by less than 300 votes, and Luis Tejada, who was able to collect about five percent of the total vote.

More than one-third of the primary vote from last year is up for grabs now and this appears to favor Jackson, based on where Lasher and Tejada were popular. Continue reading “(UPDATE) Senate Rematch: Handicapping a Heads-Up Race in the 31st”