2 special elections are next test for parties in swing-state Wisconsin

Arturo Kim
June 13, 2018

Republican voters were picking a candidate Tuesday for the U.S. Senate while Democrats are choosing candidates in competitive House races.

Polls stay open until 8 p.m. Tuesday. 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.

In Maine, where Trump lost by 3 points in 2016, many Republicans and Democrats are running to replace Gov. Paul LePage (R-Nev.).

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

Voters may chose the primary in which they want to participate. That's in contrast to the last midterm election in 2014, when the state Republican early turnout was 43% higher than for Democrats. The Democrat has been in office since 1992.

U.S. House - Virginia 10th District: Northern Virginians will be watching closely as Incumbent-Rep. While pundits say Congresswoman Comstock may be vulnerable, she is a formidable candidate who easily beat all of her challengers. This time, she's running against Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., a moderate Republican with a failing-grade Liberty Score.

Steven Horsford wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Nevada's 4th congressional district.

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Although Frostman's term is short, his win is a huge victory for the Democratic Party. Initially, Walker said he would wait to fill these seats until November, but he was sued by the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, former Attorney General Eric Holder's organization, and Dane County Circuit Judge Josann Reynolds ruled in March that Walker had to hold special elections.

Heller was a past critic of the president but has become closer to him in recent months and helped deliver the overhaul of the USA tax codes to Trump's desk in December.

Voters head to the polls for Tuesday's primary to decide which candidates will face off for congressional and Senate seats in November.

We asked the Director of Elections and Voter Registration for Greenville County why voters should care about this year's primaries.

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., on the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Alison Friedman, a former State Department official who worked to combat human trafficking, said in an interview that she's "always been motivated by standing up to abuses of power", before accusing Trump of doing the same.

Sanford is one of several Republican candidates in 2018 who have faced criticism from the right for speaking out against Trump.

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