Tag: Republican primaries

  • Winegarner and Jackson advance to Republican Party primary runoff in Texas’ 13th Congressional District

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    Josh Winegarner and Ronny Jackson advanced to a May 26 Republican runoff from a field of 15 candidates in Texas’ 13th Congressional District. As of 1:50 a.m. Eastern Time on Mar. 4, 99% of precincts had reported. Winegarner led with 39.8% of the vote, followed by Jackson with 20.2% and Chris Ekstrom with 15.5%. President…

  • Hightower, Carl advance to Republican primary runoff in AL-01

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    Bill Hightower and Jerry Carl advanced to a Republican primary runoff for Alabama’s 1st Congressional District on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Hightower received 37.8% of the vote and Carl received 37.3% with all precincts reporting. Chris Pringle received 20%. The runoff will be held on March 31, 2020. A candidate needed more than 50% of…

  • Bennett, Cawthorn advance to Republican primary runoff in NC-11

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    Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorn advanced to a Republican primary runoff for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District on March 3, 2020. With 99% of precincts reporting, Bennett received 22.7% of the vote to Cawthorn’s 20.4%. Jim Davis received 19.3%. A candidate needed more than 30% of the vote to win the primary outright. The primary…

  • Hunt wins Republican primary in Texas’ 7th Congressional District

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    Wesley Hunt defeated five other candidates in the Republican Primary on March 3, 2020. He will advance to the general election on Nov. 3. As of 10:53 p.m. Central Time on March 3, 5% of precincts had reported. Hunt led with 61.8% of the vote, followed by Cindy Siegel with 27.8% and Maria Espinoza with…

  • Granger defeats Putnam in Texas’ 12th Congressional District Republican primary

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    Rep. Kay Granger defeated Chris Putnam in the Republican primary for Texas’ 12th Congressional District. As of 11:48 p.m. ET, 84% of precincts had reported. Granger led with 59.1% of the vote to Putnam’s 40.9%. Granger will face the winner of the Democratic primary in the Nov. 3 general election. Both candidates in the race…

  • Sessions, Tuberville advance to Republican primary runoff for Senate in Alabama

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    Jeff Sessions and Tommy Tuberville advanced to a Republican primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Alabama on Tuesday. As of 11:15 p.m. ET on March 3, 41% of precincts had reported. Sessions had received 32.5% of the vote and Tuberville received 32.4%. Bradley Byrne had received 25.2%. The runoff will be held on March…

  • Rep. Ralph Abraham not seeking re-election; 2,598 major party candidates filed for 2020 Congress elections

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    Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) announced last week he would not seek re-election this year. He was the 28th Republican member of the U.S. House to announce he would not seek re-election in 2020. Nine Democratic representatives have announced they will not run for re-election. Four senators (three Republicans and one Democrat) are not running for…

  • President Trump endorses former White House physician Ronny Jackson in TX-13 Republican primary

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    President Donald Trump endorsed former White House physician Ronny Jackson ahead of the March 3 Republican primary for Texas’ 13th Congressional District. On Friday evening, Trump tweeted, “I hope we can get Admiral @RonnyJackson4TX of Texas, who served our Country so well, into the runoff election in #TX13! Ronny is strong on Crime and Borders,…

  • Heart of the Primaries 2020, Republicans-Issue 7 (February 26, 2020)

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    This week: Senate candidates in Alabama release opposition ads, Democratic groups spend against Garcia, Knight in CA-25, and the battleground primaries to watch on March 3. On the news Where do Republican and conservative pundits and commentators disagree? Each week, we bring you excerpts that highlight differing views. “The fearmongering over Russian election ‘interference’ might…

  • No open seats in Pennsylvania U.S. House races; all races feature a Democratic and Republican candidate

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    Pennsylvania’s statewide major-party filing deadline was February 18, 2020. The primary is scheduled for April 28, and the general election is November 3. Fifty-four candidates filed for the 18 congressional seats on the ballot. All 18 incumbents filed for re-election, and three face same-party challengers: Brian Fitzpatrick (R) in District 1, Mary Gay Scanlon (D)…