Tag: 2024 declared candidates

  • Three states — Idaho, Illinois, and Pennsylvania — have fewest number of state legislative incumbents retiring since 2010

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    So far, in 2024, Ballotpedia has processed candidate filing information for congressional offices in 23 states. We also have data for 27 state legislative chambers across 14 states. We’ve looked at 2,614 total races so far — about 44% of the ~6,000 races we anticipate covering in 2024. Looking at retirements across the state legislatures,…

  • 62 people filed for federal and statewide offices last week

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    Sixty-two people declared candidacies for federal or statewide offices in the past week, 42 fewer than last week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Forty-three of those candidates are Democratic, while 17 are Republican. Two are minor-party candidates. Ten candidates are running for Congress, 51 for state legislatures, and one…

  • 104 candidates filed for congressional and statewide offices last week

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    One-hundred-four people declared candidacies for congressional or statewide offices in the past week, nine fewer than last week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Forty-two of those candidates were Democratic, while 57 were Republican. Five declared candidacies for minor or third parties. Thirty-five candidates are running for Congress and 69…

  • 159 candidates filed for congressional and statewide offices last week

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    One hundred fifty-nine people declared candidacies for congressional or statewide offices in the past week, 67 more than last week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Fifty-seven of those candidates were Democratic, while 97 were Republican. Five are minor-party candidates or running in nonpartisan races. Thirty-nine candidates are running for…

  • Matt Dolan, Frank LaRose, and Bernie Moreno are running in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Ohio

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    Matt Dolan (R), Frank LaRose (R), and Bernie Moreno (R) are running in the Republican Party primary for U.S. Senate in Ohio on March 19, 2024. The winner of the primary will run against incumbent Sherrod Brown (D), who is running for a fourth term. Dolan is an attorney and state legislator who is running…

  • 105 candidates filed for congressional and statewide offices last week

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    One hundred five people declared candidacies for congressional or statewide offices in the past week, 20 more than last week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Fifty-seven of those candidates were Democratic, while 45 were Republican. Three are minor-party candidates or running in nonpartisan races. Forty-eight candidates are running for…

  • 85 candidates filed for congressional and statewide offices last week

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    Eighty-five people declared candidacies for congressional or statewide offices in the past week, 41 more than last week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Twenty-four of those candidates were Democratic, while 55 were Republican. Six are minor-party candidates or running in nonpartisan races. Fifty-one candidates are running for Congress, 29…

  • 44 candidates filed for congressional and statewide offices last week

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    Forty-four people declared candidacies for congressional or statewide offices in the past week. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Eighteen of those candidates were Democratic, while 24 were Republican. Two are minor-party candidates. Twenty-one candidates are running for Congress, 21 for state legislatures, one for governorship, and one for a…

  • Six candidates have filed to appear on Kentucky’s Republican presidential primary ballot

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    The filing deadline for the Kentucky Republican presidential primary passed on Jan. 5, 2024. Six candidates filed to appear on the May 21, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to submit a petition containing 5,000 signatures.  The following candidates filed: Binkley, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Former Arkansas Governor Asa…

  • Republican primary for Alabama’s 1st Congressional District to feature two incumbents: Jerry Carl and Barry Moore

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    Incumbents Jerry Carl (R) and Barry Moore (R) are running in the Republican primary on March 5, 2024, for Alabama’s 1st Congressional District. The election became an incumbent vs. incumbent primary following the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama’s approval of new congressional districts on Oct. 5, 2023. The new map redistricted…