Steven HorsfordSteven Alexander HorsfordWhat to watch in Tuesday's primary elections Nevada Democrat accused of sexual harassment reconsiders retirement: report Former Dem congressman jumps into race for Kihuen seat MORE (D) and Cresent Hardy (R) won their respective primaries on Tuesday, setting up a rematch in a highly competitive House seat. The winners started to be announced about an hour after the polls closed at 7 p.m. 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.
While Democrats here helped Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton win the state in 2008, 2012 and 2016-and the party completed a takeover of both chambers of the statehouse in 2016-Nevada has kept most top constitutional statewide offices in Republican hands.
Trump's support for Heller in the primaries was a significant development, given the Nevada Republican's lukewarm public support for Trump during the 2016 election.
Now, whether you vote Democrat or Republican you're going to notice two questions on the ballot. Still, she'll face a hard general election against Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., the likely GOP Senate nominee. "I think she brings an interesting potential challenge to McEachin, on issues he's been able to own comfortably". Dean Heller in November. But Heitkamp, who is seeking her second term, is popular with North Dakotans, thanks in large part to her strong advocacy in Washington for the state's agriculture and energy industries.
Democrats have flipped 43 state legislative seats from red to blue since Trump became president.
The Democratic candidates have a challenge getting voters to remember their names.
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Trump has made "America First" an unofficial slogan for his administration. The language, however, was strong, he added.
Democrats hope to extend momentum seen in Democrat Patty Schachtner winning an open seat in a conservative northwestern Wisconsin state Senate district in January.
Local elections officials are reporting low turnout so far across Virginia in Tuesday's primary. Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., is the favorite in a crowded Democratic primary field.
Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Wexton, center, talks with Sen.
Heller defeated four others in the Republican primary on Tuesday. Retired AT&T worker Debora Lee said she went for Giunchigliani because she liked her record in the state legislature.Both candidates have pledged to stand up to Mr. Trump and the National Rifle Association.
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