Tag: Congressional election

  • Two U.S. House seats are open in Washington—a decade-high

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Washington was May 10, 2024. Sixty-two candidates are running for Washington’s 10 U.S. House districts, including 26 Democrats, 25 Republicans, three Independents, and eight minor-party candidates. That’s an average of 6.2 candidates per district. That’s lower than the 6.8 candidates per district in 2022 and the…

  • Eight candidates are running in Washington’s 4th Congressional District top-two primary election on August 6, 2024

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    Eight candidates are running in the top-two primary for Washington’s 4th Congressional District on August 6, 2024. Three candidates lead in media attention and campaign finance: Incumbent Dan Newhouse (R), Jerrod Sessler (R), and Tiffany Smiley (R). This election takes place against the backdrop of Newhouse’s vote in 2021 to impeach then-President Donald Trump for…

  • Fitzpatrick campaign has outraised Republican opponents in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District

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    Brian Fitzpatrick (R) has raised the most money in the Republican primary for Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District, taking in $4.2 million since the start of the campaign cycle.  Fitzpatrick raised $1.01 million in quarter one. Mark Houck (R) has raised the next most in the primary, with $156,265 since the start of the campaign and…

  • Lee campaign has outraised Democratic opponents in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District

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    Summer Lee (D) has raised the most money in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District, taking in $2.3 million since the start of the campaign cycle.  Lee raised $919,565 in quarter one. Bhavini Patel (D) has raised the next most in the primary, with $602,122 since the start of the campaign and $290,812…

  • O’Brien campaign has outraised Democratic opponents in Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District

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    Mike O’Brien (D) has raised the most money in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District, taking in $736,227 since the start of the campaign cycle. O’Brien raised $321,867 in quarter one. Janelle Stelson (D) has raised the next most in the primary, with $577,019 since the start of the campaign and $293,806 in…

  • Tom Suozzi (D) and Mazi Pilip (R) running in the special election in New York’s 3rd Congressional District

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    Tom Suozzi (D) and Mazi Pilip (R) are running in a special election in New York’s 3rd Congressional District on Feb. 13, 2024. The election was called after members of the U.S. House expelled former-Rep. George Santos (R) on Dec. 1, 2023. Suozzi represented an earlier version of the district from 2017 to 2023 and…

  • Ten candidates are running in the top-two primary in California’s 31st Congressional District

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    Ten candidates are running in the top-two primary for California’s 31st Congressional District on March 5, 2024. Five lead in endorsements, media attention, and fundraising: Bob Archuleta (D), Gil Cisneros (D), Gregory Hafif (D), Mary Ann Lutz (D), and Susan Rubio (D). Four of the five are elected officials. Incumbent Grace Napolitano (D) is not…

  • Utah Sen. Mitt Romney (R) is sixth U.S. Senator to announce they would not run for re-election in 2024

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    On Sept. 13, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney (R) became the sixth U.S. Senator to announce they would not run for re-election in 2024.  Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, was the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in 2012, when he lost to incumbent President Barack Obama (D). Six years later, in 2018, he was elected to represent…

  • Five U.S. Senators have announced they are not running for re-election in 2024

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    Fifteen members of Congress—five members of the U.S. Senate and ten members of the U.S. House—have announced they would not seek re-election in 2024. This includes 11 Democrats—four in the Senate and seven in the House—as well as four Republicans—U.S. Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and three House members. The same number of U.S. Senators (5)…

  • 18% of Congressional elections were decided by fewer than 10 points

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    In the 2022 U.S. Senate and U.S. House elections, the winning candidate’s margin of victory (MOV) was ten percentage points or fewer in 85 races and five percentage points or fewer in 46 races.  Ten of the races decided by ten percentage points or fewer were for the U.S. Senate, and 75 were for the…