This office is now held by Scott Taylor of Virginia Beach. The incumbent, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), has been severely wounded politically by the two-and-a-half years he was under indictment on public corruption charges. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is expected to win his primary easily.
In North Dakota and Nevada, voters will set the stage for two of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in November, when Democrats must pick up two seats to capture a Senate majority.
Another Tuesday, another wave of primaries.
Can Heitkamp hang on this fall?They say with more women candidates this year, issues important to women will be major factors.
North Dakota is a deeply conservative state; it hasn't voted for the Democratic presidential nominee since 1964.
U.S. Senate: Three Republicans will battle it out to be the GOP contender to take on Democratic-Incumbent Sen. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.
"An analysis today of the Governor's Congressional redistricting map provided to the PA Supreme Court shows that [Democrat] Governor Wolf designed a blatantly partisan map that fails to meet the criteria established by the Court, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-28)", Pennsylvania's Republican state legislative leaders said of the new map when it was released in February. He condemned Trump's travel ban and support for increased tariffs. Demographic changes have made the state increasingly liberal in the past decade; former President Barack Obama won Nevada twice, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton edged out Trump by two points there in 2016. This is the seat that long-time incumbent Congressman Bob Goodlatte is vacating.
If you haven't registered to vote, it will be too late to vote in the primary, but you still have until October 15 to be able to vote in the November general election.
Turnout was generally light, a state election commission spokesman said early Tuesday afternoon. Ted Cruz during the 2016 election campaign. If Trump continues backing Heller in the general election, it will likely boost his odds of winning re-election.
"I fully endorse Katie Arrington for Congress in SC, a state I love", tweeted Trump, who was traveling aboard Air Force One after his summit meeting with North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un.
Paul Pelletier, another Democratic candidate in the race who spent 27 years as a prosecutor, has taken a similar position, telling his hometown paper in MA that "there's enough evidence for the House to investigate". Both criticized Brat, a member of the Freedom Caucus, with Ward calling him a yes-man to President Donald Trump and Spanberger calling him reckless.
Other Republicans rallied to Sanford's defense. Tim Kaine for his seat in the U.S. Senate. Kaine is up for reelection this year, in a race that will test the left's enthusiasm for moderate Democrats. The president's record of keeping his promises resonates across the district. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to lead the Democrats' fight against Trump.