Published: Wed, June 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Myra Stephens

Winners and Losers: Trump is the big victor in Tuesday's primaries

Winners and Losers: Trump is the big victor in Tuesday's primaries

Hill hadn't raised anywhere near the kind of money Comstock had amassed, but the sophomore Republican had not taken her primary lightly. Mark Sanford lost to his primary challenger. Bob Corker, aren't running for re-election.

To assess the Democrats' chances, Reuters examined election data from 10 states where Republicans control legislatures considered key in redistricting: Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. Warren surged in the final weeks of the race to edge out Catherine Templeton, a former member of Haley's Cabinet, for the No. 2 position in the race and the runoff slot.

Women roared to victories Tuesday in Democratic primaries across Virginia on Tuesday, falling in line with what has been a national trend.

If Stapleton is the nominee and continues his campaign on the current trajectory, Republicans have something to worry about at the top of their ticket in November, Wadhams said. Walker refused to call elections - as required by state law - until he lost a court battle that forced his hand.

For the first time ever, unaffiliated voters will be able to vote in the primary election, but they will need to choose which party they'd like to vote with. "One bumper-sticker message will be self-defeating", said former U.S. Rep. Steve Israel of NY, who led Democrats' national House campaign in 2012. So how many voters will show up and vote?

Former one-term Reps. Steven Horsford, a Democrat, and Cresent Hardy, a Republican, also prevailed to set up a rematch in the 4th District.

In many states, Democrats' only hope lies in flipping numerous districts that two years ago voted for Republicans in both the presidential and state legislative elections. She has not called for a single-payer, government-run health insurance system, as some Democratic House primary winners in California, Nebraska and Pennsylvania have. Tim Kaine, who does not have a primary opponent.

Female candidates found success at the polls in Virginia's Tuesday primary, notching wins in five Democratic primary races.

Attorney General Adam Laxalt won the Republican nomination for Nevada governor, and Trump also tweeted out his support for Laxalt as people were voting Tuesday afternoon.

"I will certainly be a check on this president if I see him or congressional Republicans planning to advance policies that are damaging to the people of the country", she said.

In the Senate race, incumbent Sen.

In Tuesday's Virginia primary, six Democrats are vying to challenge the incumbent Republican, Rep. Barbara Comstock, in a highly competitive race just outside the nation's capital.

Democrat Caleb Frostman beat GOP state Rep. Andre Jacque in the 1st Senate District on Tuesday.

On the Democratic side, one-term Rep. Jacky Rosen was projected as the victor over five long-shot candidates.

There is a clear a reason for all the Democratic interest: Hillary Clinton won the district by 10 percentage points in 2016 and then-candidate Ralph Northam won the district in his governor's race by 13 percentage points a year later.

Republican businessman Shawn Moody has won the right to run to succeed Maine's Republican firebrand Gov. Paul LePage.

In the 6th District, Jennifer Lewis won a four-way Democratic primary for an open seat.

Among the seats that went to Democrats was a state Senate seat in western Wisconsin won by Patty Schachtner in January.

Democrats in two other districts they hope to retake nominated women: Abigail Spanberger in central Virginia and Elaine Luria in the district that includes Virginia Beach.

But Virginia also demonstrated the party's hurdles. He resigned as governor in 2009 over an extramarital affair only to win back his old House seat in a 2013 special election.

FOX 54 has more coverage for June 12 primaries. Ben Cline, a former staffer to retiring Rep.

The race for Secretary of State also has a Swampscott connection, as town resident Anthony Amore, the security chief at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, is running unopposed in the Republican primary.

Daniella Cheslow contributed to this story from Washington.

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