Writing about politics can be a tricky and sensitive challenge. It is likely to bring everyone out of the wood work and you are going to need some tough skin. Problogger has a post on this subject:
While it’s an exciting time to write about politics, bloggers who ordinarily don’t write about politics can easily be intimidated by just the thought of it. Can I write authoritatively about the subject? Do I know all sides of the issue? What if my readers know more about the subject than I do? What if I don’t have all the facts?