Voters Head to The Polls in First Midterm Primaries
10:17, Mar 7, 2018
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Generally, turnout for primary elections are relatively low compared to Presidential elections.
Also on the Republican and Democratic ballots are many propositions created to help establish a party platform. Ted Cruz. Neither faced serious primary challengers but Mr. O'Rourke has out-raised Senator Cruz and the incumbent has warned conservatives against complacency, suggesting that liberals will "crawl over broken glass in November to vote", against Mr. Trump and the GOP. The majority of those races will stay in the same party's hands.
The same is true in what will be some of the most watched races this fall - primaries to see who will face Reps. But Hillary Clinton won the district by 1.9 percent in 2016. So for those who are not political junkies, here is a rundown of what you need to know about the 2018 primary elections in Will County.
Bush, the oldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and the nephew of former President George W. Bush, is trying to keep his family's almost 70-year-old dynasty alive.
The one where a grandson of former-President George H.W. Bush may actually lose: The Bush family has had tremendous pull in Texas ever since George H.W. Bush arrived in Houston and was elected to Congress in 1967, but now things are looking dicey for the current Bush-in-Texas, Land Commissioner George P. Bush.
Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, represents the 14th District which stretches down to include parts of Plainfield.
If you didn't early vote, polls are open on Tuesday, March 6, from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. Republican early voting was up by 16 percent over 2014.
The Democratic primary candidates are Chris Miller, 25, of Waco, a Baylor University graduate who works as an investigator for the Daniel/Stark law firm; and Marianne Arnold, 68, of Kurten, a retired accountant and plant-tissue researchers at Texas A&M University.
The district 65 race appears to be sewn up as well between unopposed Democratic candidate Michelle Beckley and incumbent Republican Ron Simmons, who also got more than 80 percent of the early votes over Kevin Simmons.
A rundown of early voting numbers from KUT's Trey Shaar.
Republicans traditionally have an advantage in midterm elections, making a potential Democratic surge on Tuesday even more significant.
The increasing cultural conservatism of the Republican Party made many suburban voters uncomfortable, but as long as the focus was on the liberalism of the Democrats (or the failures of Democratic incumbents), suburban voters usually stuck with the GOP.
In southeastern Collin County, Republican Jodie Laubenberg is also stepping down from political office. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targeted a candidate in the 7th District, another of the districts where Democrats have high hopes. Democrats can't agree on what type candidate is most likely to succeed or how. The outcomes of these primaries could have consequences for flipping crucial races come November.
In Congressional District 21, Joseph Kosper leads Mary Street Wilson in the four-candidate field in the Democratic primary, according to statewide numbers. She said she is sending a message to Trump and lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
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The Democrat who ultimately comes out on top will be an underdog against whoever wins the 18-person Republican primary. During the same 30-day span, the Patterson campaign spent just over $50,000.
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Jaguar reveals electric I-Pace
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