Tag: 2024 U.S. House election coverage

  • Janelle Bynum (D) and Jamie McLeod-Skinner (D) are running in the Democratic primary for Oregon’s 5th Congressional District on May 21

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    Janelle Bynum (D) and Jamie McLeod-Skinner (D) are running in the Democratic primary for Oregon’s 5th Congressional District on May 21, 2024. McLeod-Skinner won the Democratic primary in 2022, defeating then-incumbent Rep. Kurt Schrader (D). McLeod Skinner lost to Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R) in the general election 50.9%-48.8%. Democratic strategist Hannah Love said while there…

  • Nine candidates are running in the Democratic primary for Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District

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    Nine candidates are running in the Democratic primary for Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District on May 21, 2024. Three lead in media attention, endorsements, and fundraising: Maxine Dexter (D), Susheela Jayapal (D), and Eddy Morales (D). This is the first open race in the district since 1996. Incumbent Earl Blumenauer is retiring from public office. As of March 26, 2024, The Cook Political Report with Amy…

  • There are no open U.S. House seats in Illinois for the first time in a decade

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Illinois was Dec. 4, 2023.  Forty-four candidates are running for Illinois’ 17 U.S. House districts, including 23 Democrats and 21 Republicans. That’s 2.59 candidates per district. In 2022, the first election after the number of Congressional districts in Illinois decreased from 18 to 17, 5.59…