Primaries on tap for Tuesday

Geneva Stokes
June 13, 2018

Tuesday's election in the 42nd Assembly District pit Republican Jon Plumer against Democrat Ann Groves Lloyd. We have consistently argued low "Republican" turnout would likely help incumbent governor Henry McMaster, whose moribund reelection prospects have been temporarily revived by the ferocity of the battle between Lowcountry labor attorney Catherine Templeton and Upstate businessman John Warren.

Polls have closed in Virginia's primary elections. They say with more women candidates this year, issues important to women will be major factors.

"Scott Walker and his Republican allies gerrymandered this district for their own partisan benefit", said Holder on Tuesday night, "but the citizens of Wisconsin are clearly speaking out this year to demand a state government that better represents their values".

Unlike the General Election in November, where the victor represents their district in the Virginia General Assembly or U.S. Congress, the victor of Tuesday's primary election only becomes their party's representative in the upcoming general election.

Under the system, used now in a few local jurisdictions, the election is over if one candidate wins a majority. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), and state Sen.

"This is about a president who presents a grave danger to our democracy", he told ABC News.

There's still plenty at stake for both parties. Rep. Jacque will run again for the GOP.

Heitkamp, a former state attorney general, is popular in North Dakota. He enjoys high name recognition and has a hefty campaign account. The only public poll so far in the race, a February 21-24 Gravis Marketing survey, found Heitkamp barely leading, 43 percent to 40 percent, among registered voters in the state. Trump has appeared with Heitkamp, and she was the only Democrat invited to the White House for the signing of the banking law.

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The district covers Kewaunee and Door counties, and parts of Manitowoc, Calumet, Outagamie and Brown counties. Dems lack heir apparent this time Feehery: The Ugly American Trump to hold campaign rally in Minnesota next week MORE carried the district by 5 points in 2016, while Kihuen won by a similar margin.

Parnell faced three Democratic challengers, none of whom were well known-though one of the candidates, Steven Lough, did get some attention for his former occupation as a professional clown.

The District Four congressional seat, including Chesterfield and Powhatan, is now held by Democrat Don McEachin.

Democrats will decide between Elaine Luria and Karen Mallard.

That's because Democrats Abigail Spanberger and Dan Ward are facing off in the 7th U.S. House District race. Arrington has sought to use Sanford's frequent criticism of Trump as a wedge with GOP primary voters. It lets voters rank candidates by preference rather than choosing just one.

The Washoe County Registrar of Voters says more than 20,000 residents early voted which ended last Friday. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.

The wealthy Las Vegas philanthropist, who has an endorsement from Vice President Joe Biden and financial backing from several national abortion rights groups, is expected to face Republican Danny Tarkanian in November.

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