Stefan Hankin

Who Fills the Hole in the Political Center?

“Moderate” voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters – 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008  – moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can… Read more »

How Democrats Lost the Colorado Recalls

Much ink has been spilled in the past week concerning the long-term implications of the successful recall of two Democratic State Senators in Colorado, which centered on gun control measures passed by the State Legislature and signed by Governor John Hickenlooper. Indeed, with an election focused on a hot-button issue and little else nationally to… Read more »