Tag: 2024 primary coverage

  • Three U.S. House incumbents in Ohio are facing primary challengers this year—a decade-low

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Ohio was Dec. 20, 2023.  Seventy candidates are running for Ohio’s 15 U.S. House districts, including 28 Democrats and 42 Republicans. That’s 4.7 candidates per district, the most since 2018. In 2022, the first election after the number of Congressional districts in Ohio decreased from…

  • Ten candidates are running in the top-two primary for California’s 47th Congressional District

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    Ten candidates are running in the top-two primary for California’s 47th Congressional District on March 5, 2024. Three candidates lead in noteworthy endorsements, fundraising, and media attention: Scott Baugh (R), Dave Min (D), and Joanna Weiss (D).  Incumbent Katie Porter (D) is running for the U.S. Senate. Porter was re-elected in 2022 after defeating Baugh…

  • Seven candidates file to appear on Arizona’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

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    The filing deadline for the Arizona Democratic presidential primary passed on Dec. 11, 2023. Seven candidates filed to appear on the March 19, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to either prove they had qualified for two other state primary ballots or submit a petition containing 500 signatures.  The following candidates filed: Biden,…

  • Six candidates file to appear on Maine’s Republican presidential primary ballot

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    The filing deadline for the Maine Republican presidential primary passed on Dec. 1, 2023. Six candidates qualified to appear on the March 5, 2024, ballot. In order to qualify, candidates had to submit a petition with 2,000 signatures.  The following candidates qualified: Binkley, Burgum, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Ramaswamy, David Stuckenberg,…

  • Five candidates have filed to appear on Utah’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

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    The filing deadline for Utah’s Democratic presidential primary passed on Dec. 1, 2023. Five candidates filed appear on the March 5, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to pay a $500 filing fee. The following candidate qualified: Biden, Phillips, and Williamson have qualified to participate in five or more nominating contests. See the…

  • Two candidates file to appear on Maine’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

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    The filing deadline for Maine’s Democratic presidential primary passed on Dec. 1, 2023. Two candidates qualified for the March 5, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to submit a petition with 2,000 signatures.  The following candidates qualified: Biden, Phillips, and Marianne Williamson have filed to participate in five or more nominating contests. See…

  • Eight candidates filed to participate in Hawaii’s Republican presidential caucus 

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    The filing deadline for the Hawaii Republican presidential caucus passed on Dec. 1, 2023. Eight candidates qualified to appear on the March 12, 2024, ballot. In order to qualify, candidates had to pay a $10,000 filing fee.  The following candidates qualified: Binkley, Burgum, Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Ramaswamy, Stuckenberg, and Trump have all filed to participate…

  • Six candidates file to participate in Idaho’s Republican presidential caucus 

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    The filing deadline for the Idaho Republican presidential caucus passed on Dec. 3, 2023. Six candidates qualified to appear on the March 2, 2024, ballot. In order to qualify, candidates had to pay a $50,000 filing fee.  The following candidates qualified: Binkley, former North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Ramaswamy, David Stuckenberg, and…

  • Joe Biden, Donald Trump lead respective presidential primary polling averages and PredictIt markets

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    As of Nov. 28, 2023, former President Donald Trump (R) leads in both RealClearPolitics’ (RCP) Republican presidential primary polling average and PredictIt’s Republican presidential primary market. Trump’s polling average currently stands at 62%, followed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) at 14% and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (R) at 10%. No other candidate has…

  • Eugene, Oregon, to vote on STAR voting initiative at May primary election

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    Voters in Eugene, Oregon, will decide on an initiative to adopt a new electoral system, STAR voting, on May 21, 2024. STAR is an acronym for Score-Then-Automatic-Runoff. If approved, Eugene, Oregon, would be the first jurisdiction to adopt STAR voting. In 2018, voters in Lane County, Oregon, which includes Eugene, defeated Measure 20-290, which would…