Sasha Issenberg: How the Democrats pulled ahead of the Republicans on GOTV

"For the sake of innovation on the Republican side, the best thing that could happen to them is that they lose narrowly on Tuesday, that the story becomes how Obama and his allies ran a mechanically superior campaign, and Republican donors, party leaders, and consultants [say], 'We’re going to lose forever unless we figure out how to make our campaigns better.'"

By Dylan Matthews November 5, 2012

What’s a good ground game worth? About one point.

with national polls deadlocked and the election coming down to a few key swing states,ground game matters more than ever. But how much can a good get-out-the-vote (GOTV) effort really get a candidate?

By Dylan Matthews October 26, 2012