Henry Olsen


Target 2020: the Independent Male Voter

Suburban men fled the GOP in the midterms, and they will likely determine the next presidential election.

A Bad Beat for Republicans—But Not Fraud

Plenty of Republicans and Trump fans are crying foul at the number of congressional seats that have moved towards the Democrats since Election Day. I understand why people are upset—but there’s no hanky panky afoot. Our election system is broken, but it is not saturated with fraud.

The Blue Wall

Donald Trump is president because he broke the “blue wall” in the Rust Belt. But Democrats performed very well in most of those states in the midterms, raising expectations that they can retake the region and thereby deny Trump reelection. And a close read of the returns gives reason for hope and concern on both sides.

AUDIO: Henry Olsen on Election Takeaways

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen appeared on World Radio’s “The World and Everything In It” to discuss takeaways from the 2018 midterm elections.

AUDIO: Henry Olsen On The Midterm Revenge Of The RINOS

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen appeared on the Federalist Radio Hour with host Ben Domenech to recap the midterm elections to and to look ahead to key races in 2020.

VIDEO: Henry Olsen on 2018 and the Future of American Politics

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen took part in a discussion hosted by Hillsdale College examining the 2018 midterms and looking ahead to the future.

Arizona Illustrates the RINO Revenge

Across the nation, moderate college-educated independents who had frequently backed Republicans in prior elections switched sides. We can see this trend both in the Arizona exit polls and the results reported to date.

What Did the Midterms Reveal? A Divided America

The U.S. is split into two separate nations, with two different election verdicts – and positive news for Trump supporters.

How the GOP Might Win in 2020

The GOP’s massive midterm losses in traditionally Republican suburbs have set it irretrievably on a new path. Either it re-creates a William McKinley-style coalition based on the working-class voter or it dies.

AUDIO: Henry Olsen Recaps Midterms on Radio Free Hillsdale

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen appeared on Radio Free Hillsdale’s “American View” to analyze the results of the midterm elections.