Author: Briana Ryan

  • Five candidates are running in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District

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    Five candidates are running in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District on June 4, 2024. Two candidates lead in media attention and polls: Herbert Conaway Jr. (D) and Carol Murphy (D). Incumbent Andrew Kim (D), who was first elected in 2018, is running for the U.S. Senate. This is the first open…

  • Ten candidates are running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Maryland

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    Ten candidates are running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Maryland. Two candidates lead in media attention, endorsements, polls, and fundraising: Angela Alsobrooks (D) and David Trone (D). Incumbent Ben Cardin (D), who was first elected in 2006, is not running for re-election. Democratic strategist Len Foxwell told The Hill that the Democratic…

  • Sixteen U.S. House primaries are contested in New Jersey this year—a decade-high

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in New Jersey was March 25, 2024. Fifty candidates, including 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans, are running for New Jersey’s 12 U.S. House districts. That’s 4.17 candidates per district, less than the 4.67 candidates per district that ran in 2022 but the same as the 4.17…

  • Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District

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    Eight candidates are running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 8th Congressional District. Four lead in media attention: John Hostettler (R), Dominick Kavanaugh (R), Mark Messmer (R), and Kristi Risk (R). Incumbent Larry Bucshon (R), who was first elected in 2016, is not running for re-election. This is the first open race in the district…

  • Three U.S. House incumbents are in contested primaries in Oregon this year—the fewest since 2014

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Oregon was March 12, 2024. Thirty candidates are running for Oregon’s six U.S. House districts, including 17 Democrats and 13 Republicans. That’s 5.0 candidates per district, less than the 7.5 candidates per district in 2022, the 8.0 candidates per district in 2020, and the 6.4…

  • Six U.S. House primaries are contested in Nevada this year—tying with 2014 for the fewest this decade

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Nevada was March 15, 2024. Twenty-two candidates are running for Nevada’s four U.S. House districts, including five Democrats and 17 Republicans. That’s 5.5 candidates per district, less than the 8.25 candidates per district in 2022, the 10.0 candidates per district in 2020, and the 10.5…

  • Indiana’s Republican gubernatorial primary election is the most expensive in the state’s history

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    Welcome to the Monday, April 15, Brew.  By: Briana Ryan Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Indiana’s Republican gubernatorial primary election is the most expensive in the state’s history Throughout the year, we’ll bring you coverage of the most compelling elections—the battlegrounds we expect to have a meaningful effect on…

  • Six candidates are running for Idaho’s two U.S. House districts—the fewest this decade

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Idaho was March 15, 2024. Six candidates are running for Idaho’s two U.S. House districts, including two Democrats and four Republicans. That’s three candidates per district, more than in the previous three election cycles. There were 4.5 candidates per district in 2022, 5.0 candidates per…

  • Seven U.S. House primaries are contested in Pennsylvania this year—a decade-low

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Pennsylvania was Feb. 13, 2024. Forty-five candidates are running for Pennsylvania’s 17 U.S. House districts, including 25 Democrats and 20 Republicans. That’s 2.65 candidates per district, less than in the previous three election cycles. There were 2.82 candidates per district in 2022, 2.83 candidates per…

  • Fewer election-related bills approved this year than in 2023, more than in 2022

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    Welcome to the Monday, April 8, Brew.  By: Briana Ryan Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Fewer election-related bills approved this year than in 2023, more than in 2022 States have enacted fewer pieces of election-related legislation this year than in 2023 but more than in 2022. One hundred-five bills…