November 21, 2023 -
This year's off-year elections saw mixed results for Democrats in the South, with progressives scoring victories in Kentucky and Virginia — and staying competitive in Mississippi — while the bulk of races still went to Republicans. What do the results tell us about 2024 and beyond?
February 15, 2019 -
Southern states are projected to gain up to four congressional seats and Electoral College votes after next year's census. But some Southern states are at risk of losing representation, and census undercounts could dilute the power of African-American and Latino communities.
November 16, 2018 -
Republican-drawn congressional maps dramatically undercut Democratic candidates' ability to win in Southern states in 2018.
November 17, 2017 -
This month's elections in Georgia and Virginia showed that Democrats can make inroads in Southern state legislatures, but gerrymandering still tilts the field in favor of Republicans.
May 5, 2017 -
In a live broadcast from North Carolina, Facing South Publisher Chris Kromm talked with Amy Goodman about the South's growing clout in the Trump era and why the state is ground zero for battles over voting rights and democracy.
April 21, 2017 -
After helping fuel the nation's rightward shift in last year's elections, Southern conservatives find themselves in key positions of influence in both the executive and legislative branches in Washington.