Happening This Week
- As of July 5, we are 121 days away from Election Day.
- Former Vice President and Democratic Presidential contender, Joe Biden, will host “The Inside Scoop,” an online event with High Schoolers for Biden on July 8.
- President Trump will hold a political fundraiser in Hillsboro, Florida on July 10.
Elections by state…
- The following primaries will occur this week:
- July 7: Delaware (Delegates:D-21, R-16); New Jersey (Delegates:D-126, R-49)
- July 11: Louisiana (Delegates:D-54, R-46)
- July 12: Puerto Rico Democratic Primary (Delegates:D-51)
Updates From Last Week
- Women of color are dominating Joe Biden’s list for potential running mates.
- With a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court blocked curbside voting in Alabama.
- Former Democratic presidential hopeful and ex-South Bend Mayor, Pete Buttigieg, share his experience running for office as a gay man and discusses his struggle to gain the support of black voters.
- Another group is running TV ads against President Trump — and they’re Republicans. Joining the opposition is a group of veteran California Republicans who plan to campaign against the President and each Senator who backs him.
- President Trump and the RNC raised $266 million in the second quarter, widening his cash advantage over Joe Biden who dominated the incumbent in overall June fundraising.
- The political spending of billionaires has grown 37-fold in ten years. Read more about this stunning growth in political giving here.
- A federal appellate court temporarily stopped a federal judge’s order that granted hundreds of felons the right to vote, marking the latest turn in Florida’s battle over felon voting rights.
- Lauren Boebart ran against AOC and the ‘Squad’ in Colorado, and beat Rep. Scott Tipton in the process.
More information about your state’s elections can be found at your Secretary of State’s Website:
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