Tag: Congressional election

  • Schweikert defeats Barnett and Norton in the Republican primary for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District

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    Incumbent David Schweikert defeated Josh Barnett and Elijah Norton in the Republican primary for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District on August 2, 2022. Schweikert and Norton led in fundraising and media attention throughout the race. Schweikert was the incumbent in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District and ran in the 1st District due to redistricting. According to data…

  • Gibbs defeats incumbent Meijer in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District Republican primary

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    John Gibbs defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Meijer in the Republican primary for Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District on August 2, 2022. Meijer, first elected in 2020, was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump (R) following the breach of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Trump endorsed Gibbs in…

  • Eli Crane wins Republican primary for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District

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    Eli Crane defeated six other candidates in the Republican primary for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District on Aug. 2. With 72% of the expected vote counted, Crane had received 34% of the vote, Walter Blackman had received 24%, and Mark DeLuzio had received 18%. Heading into the primary, Crane and Blackman led in endorsements and individual…

  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib wins Democratic primary in Michigan’s 12th

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    Rashida Tlaib defeated Kelly Garrett, Shanelle Jackson, and Janice Winfrey in the Democratic primary for Michigan’s 12th Congressional District on August 2, 2022. Based on unofficial returns, Tlaib received 64.4% of the vote, while Winfrey came in second with 20.1%. Tlaib, the representative for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District, ran in the 12th District due to…

  • Sean Maloney and Alessandra Biaggi running in New York’s 17th Congressional District Democratic primary

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    Sean Maloney and Alessandra Biaggi are running in the Democratic Party primary for New York’s 17th Congressional District on Aug. 23, 2022. Mondaire Jones (D) has represented the 17th Congressional District since 2021 but is running in New York’s 10th Congressional District this election cycle. Maloney has represented New York’s 18th Congressional District since 2013…

  • All Connecticut U.S. House incumbents file to run for re-election

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    The filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Connecticut this year was June 7, 2022. Eleven candidates are running for Connecticut’s five U.S. House districts, including five Democrats and six Republicans. That’s 2.2 candidates per district, down from 2.6 in 2020 and 2018.  Here are some other highlights from this year’s filings: This is…

  • Cheney, Bouchard, and Hageman run in Republican primary for Wyoming’s At-Large District

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    Incumbent Liz Cheney, Anthony Bouchard, Harriet Hageman, and two others are running in the Republican primary for Wyoming’s At-large Congressional District on August 16, 2022. According to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Cheney, who was first elected to represent this district in 2016, Bouchard, and Hageman lead the primary field in fundraising heading into the…

  • New York’s 23rd Congressional District Republican primary features former gubernatorial nominee, state party chairman

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    Nicholas A. Langworthy and Carl Paladino are running in New York’s 23rd Congressional District Republican primary on August 23, 2022. Incumbent Rep. Christopher Jacobs (R) withdrew from the primary on June 3. Spectrum News 1’s Ryan Whalen wrote, “The election opened up […] when Rep. Chris Jacobs dropped out of the race. Jacobs faced immense pressure from…

  • Previewing U.S. Senate general elections

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    Elections to the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2022. Thirty-four of the 100 seats are up for regular election. Those elected to the U.S. Senate in the 34 regular elections will begin six-year terms on January 3, 2023. Two special elections are also scheduled for November 8. One special election will…

  • Oklahoma sees no contested Democratic U.S. House primaries for the first time since at least 2014

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    The filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Oklahoma this year was April 14, 2022. Twenty-eight candidates are running for Oklahoma’s five U.S. House districts, including five Democrats and 23 Republicans. That’s 5.6 candidates per district, more than the 5.4 candidates per district in 2020 and less than the 7.2 in 2018. Here are…