Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries

Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries

It's Primary Election Day in Virginia, and some voters have reached out to WTVR CBS 6 upset and confused as to why they could only vote for a Republican candidate.

South Carolina, Nevada, North Dakota and ME also will choose candidates for the November 6 races that could help determine control of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, including two of the most competitive Senate races.

The Real Clear Politics Average of Polls now shows the Democrats with a 7.6 point generic ballot advantage, barely above the five point generic ballot advantage most political analysts say Democrats need to break even, due to Republican success in state legislatures gerrymandering Congressional Districts after the 2010 census.

One state-New Jersey-has been a consistently blue state for decades, but-at least for the 2018 midterm elections-can be considered a battleground state because one of the state's two Senate seats is in play this year.

Andrew Cochran is the General Registrar in the City of Roanoke.

Incumbent Tim Kaine is running unopposed in the Democratic primary, while there are three Republicans are hoping to challenge him in November. "Voters will be asked to tell us which one they wish to vote, so that we can assign them the correct ballot".

Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C. - a former SC governor who has never lost a bid for political office - is sweating Tuesday's primary against a newcomer who has portrayed him as a disloyal Never-Trumper, Politico reported. Taylor is running for reelection on the Republican ballot for this primary.

Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries
Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries

This is the first in a series of articles on the 2018 mid term elections in the 99 competitive races in the House of Representatives.

Voters will be heading to the polls to select nominees for House of Representatives and other local races across the state.

Comstock faces her own primary challenge from the right. But Cramer is in his third term in the state's at-large seat, so he has strong name recognition and a record for winning statewide.

"We need a seat at the table", she told Politico.

Fifty-one of the 99 competitive races are in those eight states-California (10), Pennsylvania (9), Florida (7), OH (5), Minnesota (5), New Jersey (5), NY (5), and MI (5).

Judging by Menendez's tepid primary performance on Tuesday against an unknown and unfunded challenger, Hugin's strategy appears to have a chance of working.

As recently as the 1990s, Democrats and Republicans were fairly even divided in Nevada, a state that had supported Republican presidents including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush. In suburban Richmond's seventh district, former Central Intelligence Agency officer Abigail Spanberger, who was endorsed by the pro-choice fundraising group Emily's List, faces former Marine Corps pilot Dan Ward in the Democratic primary. It lets voters rank candidates by preference rather than choosing just one.

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