Tag: U.S. House 2024 election

  • Three U.S. House incumbents in Ohio are facing primary challengers this year—a decade-low

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Ohio was Dec. 20, 2023.  Seventy candidates are running for Ohio’s 15 U.S. House districts, including 28 Democrats and 42 Republicans. That’s 4.7 candidates per district, the most since 2018. In 2022, the first election after the number of Congressional districts in Ohio decreased from…

  • Six U.S. House primaries are contested in Kentucky this year—the fewest since 2016

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Kentucky was Jan. 5, 2024.  Twenty-three candidates are running for Kentucky’s six U.S. House districts, including 11 Democrats and 12 Republicans. That’s 3.8 candidates per district, lower than the 5.2 candidates who ran in 2022, but higher than the 3.5 who ran in 2020.  Here…

  • Only one contested U.S. House primary in Arkansas in 2024

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    This year’s filing deadline for candidates running for Congress in Arkansas was Nov. 14, 2023.  Nine candidates filed to run for Arkansas’ four U.S. House districts—four Democrats and five Republicans. That’s 2.25 candidates per district, fewer than the three candidates per district in 2022, but more than the 1.75 candidates in 2020. In 2018, 3.25…