The focus today, and late Tuesday night, is on the presidential race. But farther down the ticket is often where we find the greater impact —representatives, judges, and statewide ballot measures.
The significance of this isn’t lost of mega-donors. Millions of dollars have been funneled into campaigns on gay marriage, euthanasia, and the death penalty.
Andrew Cohen is a contributing editor for The Atlantic, a legal analyst for 60 Minutes, and an interested observer in tonight's results.