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Patrick Reddy

Patrick Reddy is a political consultant and co-author of California After Arnold. He is now writing 21st Century America: How Suburbanites, Immigrants and High Tech Voters Will Choose Our Presidents.
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Whatever Happened to California Republicans?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 - by Patrick Reddy

How California has become almost completely blue.

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Jerry Brown in the Stratosphere

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - by Patrick Reddy

After years of exile, "Governor Moonbeam" is coasting to reelection.

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5 Reasons Why the 2014 Midterms Are Most Like … 1918

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 - by Patrick Reddy

Democrats had better pray that history doesn't repeat itself.

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14 Factors to Watch in the 2014 Midterms

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 - by Patrick Reddy

Everything you need to know to become an expert on the November elections.

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Can Obamacare Survive?

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - by Patrick Reddy

It will depend almost completely on moderate Republicans.

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The Presidents’ Gatekeepers: Time to Reconsider Chief of Staff Position?

Sunday, October 27th, 2013 - by Patrick Reddy

A new documentary focuses on the job's misguided purpose and disastrous track record.

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For Catholic Revival, A Hispanic Pope

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 - by Patrick Reddy

The majority of Catholics now live in developing nations. More: Papal Picks: Conclave Open Thread

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13 Ideas for the 2013 GOP

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 - by Patrick Reddy

Advice for a directionless party.

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Revisiting LBJ’s Legacy, 40 Years After His Death

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 - by Patrick Reddy

As the foreign policy anger fades from memory, his legacy becomes his social programs.

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Republican Hopes Rest on Suburban Comeback

Sunday, December 30th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Regaining dominance in northern suburbia is the GOP's best path to victory.

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Whither the Black Vote in 2016?

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

African Americans have truly come of age in national politics.

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A Closer Look at Hispanic Voting Trends

Monday, November 26th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

From now on, both parties have a new priority.

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Identity Politics: Yes, Racial Divides Gave Obama the Win

Friday, November 16th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

The increased turnout of Hispanics and blacks, and their current support of Obama, made the difference.

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The Red State-Blue State Divide: Is Economy the Driver?

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Census data since 1930 shows a remarkable correlation between state income and voting habits.

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Florida Suburbanites the Key to Victory in 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Frost belt migrants in the Sunshine State vote like other Middle Class suburbanites nationwide.

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Political Numerology for 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Some important numbers to remember that will impact the presidential election.

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A New Face for the GOP?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

In 2012, more than 60 black and Hispanic Republicans are running for Congress, a new record.

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The Politics of Parity and ‘The Odd Man In’

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Parity increases the profile of fringe candidates.

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Election 2012: The Rust Belt

Sunday, July 15th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

The area has been in decline for decades. The Great Recession has not helped.

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Substance, Not Style, Is Hurting Obama

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Expensive vacations and numerous golf outings aren't the problem.

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The Decision 2012: Romney’s VP Options

Friday, April 27th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

National appeal is great, but Mitt needs Florida and Ohio.

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A Requiem for Rick

Saturday, April 14th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

How might history remember Santorum’s run?

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Historically, Dems Pay Price When Inflation Hits

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Worrisome indicators hint at a return of high inflation.

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The Republican Race at Halftime

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Romney’s opponents will need a miracle second-half comeback.

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Mormon America: A Political Profile

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 - by Patrick Reddy

Mormons haven't always been a monolithic Republican base.

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