Larry Sabato, one of the leading experts in American politics, will bring together respected journalists and academics from across the political spectrum to examine every facet of the 2022 midterm election, and what its development and outcome will mean for the nation moving forward. In frank, accessible prose, each author offers insight that goes beyond the headlines, and dives into the underlying forces and shifts that drove the election from its earliest developments to its dramatic conclusion. Following Sabato's introductory analysis, the contributors will provide a comprehensive review of everything in play during the 2022 midterms and look ahead to the 2024 presidential campaign.
Larry J. Sabato is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and director of its Center for Politics. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books on American politics and elections. Kyle Kondik is the managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball, the University of Virginia Center for Politics' nonpartisan newsletter on American campaigns and elections. His most recent book is The Long Red Thread: How Democratic Dominance Gave Way to Republican Advantage in US House Elections. Carah Ong Whaley is academics program officer at the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia and cohost of Politics Is Everything, a podcast with thoughtful discussions to inspire informed political and civic participation to strengthen democracy. J. Miles Coleman is associate editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball, the University of Virginia Center for Politics' nonpartisan newsletter on American campaigns and elections. He is the author of the forthcoming America Votes 35: 2021-2022.