Tag: Democratic primaries

  • Delia Ramirez wins IL-03 Democratic primary

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    Delia Ramirez won the Democratic primary for Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District on June 28, 2022. Four candidates ran. Ramirez had 66% of the vote to Gil Villegas’ 24%. According to ABC Chicago, the district was redrawn after the 2020 census “specifically to provide a Latino plurality district.” Rep. Marie Newman (D), the old 3rd District’s…

  • Hochul wins Democratic primary for Governor of New York

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    Incumbent Kathy Hochul defeated Tom Suozzi and Jumaane Williams in the Democratic primary for governor of New York on June 28, 2022. Based on unofficial returns, Hochul received 67.3% of the vote, followed by Williams with 20.0% and Suozzi with 12.6%. Hochul, previously New York’s lieutenant governor, became governor in August 2021 following the resignation…

  • Cuellar wins TX-28 Democratic runoff following recount

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    On June 21, the Texas Democratic Party shared unofficial results from a recount of the primary runoff in Texas’ 28th Congressional District indicating that U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D) had defeated challenger Jessica Cisneros. Cuellar defeated Cisneros by 289 votes. Initial results from the May 24 primary runoff showed Cuellar winning by 187 votes. The…

  • Vallejo defeats Ramirez in Texas’ 15th Congressional District Democratic primary runoff after recount

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    A recount of votes in the May 24 Democratic primary runoff in Texas’ 15th Congressional District showed Michelle Vallejo defeating Ruben Ramirez by 35 votes, according to an announcement by the Texas Democratic Party on June 17. Vallejo declared victory in the runoff election on June 1 after unofficial results showed her leading Ramirez by…

  • All candidates in IL-03 Democratic primary complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

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    The four Democratic primary candidates in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District filled out Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. Their responses tell us in their own words everything from their backgrounds and policy areas of focus to the candidates’ first jobs. The candidates are registered nurse Juan Aguirre, Columbia College Chicago history professor Iymen Chehade, state Rep. Delia…

  • Ten candidates running for Governor of Maryland in July 19 Democratic primary

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    Ten candidates are running in the Democratic primary for governor of Maryland on July 19, 2022. The candidates leading in polling, endorsements, and fundraising are Peter Franchot, Wes Moore, and Tom Perez. Franchot was elected as Maryland Comptroller in 2006 and served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1986 to 2007. Franchot’s campaign has…

  • Incumbent Titus wins Democratic primary in Nevada’s 1st District

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    Incumbent Dina Titus defeated Amy Vilela in the Democratic primary for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District on June 14. Gary Martin of the Las Vegas Review-Journal wrote before the primary, “On social issues, there is little difference between the two candidates, who champion civil, voting and LGBTQ+ rights, lower prescription drug costs, environmental causes and expanded health care…

  • Six candidates are running in the Democratic primary for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District

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    Six candidates are running in the Democratic primary for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District on June 28, 2022. Incumbent Rep. Cheri Bustos (D) is not running for re-election. Jonathan Logemann, Angie Normoyle, Eric Sorensen, and Litesa Wallace have led in fundraising. Logemann, a high school economics and business teacher, has been a member of the Rockford…

  • Incumbent Krishnamoorthi faces challenger Ahmed in Democratic primary for Illinois’ 8th Congressional District

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    Incumbent Raja Krishnamoorthi and Junaid Ahmed are running in the Democratic primary for Illinois’ 8th Congressional District on June 28, 2022. Krishnamoorthi was first elected to represent the 8th District in 2016. Before entering office, Krishnamoorthi was a partner at the law firm Kirkland & Ellis, president of a research and development company, and a…

  • Four candidates running in Illinois secretary of state Democratic primary

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    Four candidates are running in the Democratic Party primary for Illinois secretary of state on June 28, 2022. Alexi Giannoulias and Anna Valencia have led in media attention, fundraising, and endorsements. David Moore and Sidney Moore are also running. Giannoulias served as Illinois state treasurer and was the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Illinois…