Experts Watch for ‘Pendulum Swing’ in New Mexico as Officials Battle Election Misinformation
Elections
Experts Watch for ‘Pendulum Swing’ in New Mexico as Officials Battle Election Misinformation
2022-06-05 18:54:25
by Brock Blasdell

SANTE FE, N.M. — Experts will be watching primary results in New Mexico as the state’s progressive movement shows signs of weakness ahead of the June 7 primary. Meanwhile, New Mexico’s secretary of state has launched a new Rumor vs.... Read More

Demographics and Redrawn Boundaries Could Net Dems Big Win in California
Elections
Demographics and Redrawn Boundaries Could Net Dems Big Win in California
2022-05-31 23:16:40
by Brock Blasdell

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Increasing Asian and Latino populations across California have reshaped the state’s voter demographics heading into the 2022 midterms. Amid congressional redistricting, it could create the perfect opportunity for Democrats to win seats in the 2022 primary... Read More

Judicial Panel Allowing Ohio Congressional Races to Proceed
In The States
Judicial Panel Allowing Ohio Congressional Races to Proceed
2022-04-13 17:21:33
by Dan McCue

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Despite ongoing litigation over whether a new congressional district map in Ohio dilutes the minority vote, a three-judge federal panel on Tuesday said it won’t block the certification of votes in the state’s May 3 primary. In... Read More

Nebraska Primary Ballot Appears Set With Close of Filing Deadline
2022 Elections
Nebraska Primary Ballot Appears Set With Close of Filing Deadline
2022-03-03 17:04:25
by Dan McCue

LINCOLN, Neb. — Barring last minute adjustments by the Nebraska secretary of state, it appears the ballot is set for the state’s May 10 primary election. The deadline for filing to run in the primary passed on Tuesday. But Secretary... Read More

Maryland Shifts Candidate Filing Deadline After Court Order
In The States
Maryland Shifts Candidate Filing Deadline After Court Order
2022-02-14 19:10:14
by Dan McCue

FREDERICK, Md. — The candidate filing deadline for Maryland’s June primary has been moved to March 22, while the deadline to withdraw one’s candidacy has been shifted to March 24. The formal changes in the state’s electoral calendar Monday came... Read More

Early Voting Set to Begin in Texas Under State’s Tough New Election Rules
2022 Elections
Early Voting Set to Begin in Texas Under State’s Tough New Election Rules
2022-02-11 18:31:10
by Dan McCue

AUSTIN, Texas — Texans will begin heading to the polls Monday for early voting in the 2022 primary elections. The contests, the first to be held under the state’s restrictive new voting rules, have already been marred by controversial voting... Read More

Texas AG Paxton Balancing Legal Troubles Ahead of 2022 Primary
In The States
Texas AG Paxton Balancing Legal Troubles Ahead of 2022 Primary
2021-10-29 18:38:13
by Reece Nations

AUSTIN, Texas — Ahead of what is set to be a challenging primary contest before his 2022 reelection campaign for Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton is still wrestling with legal troubles that have plagued him since before he held... Read More

Texas Gov. Abbott to Face Primary Challengers in 2022
In The States
Texas Gov. Abbott to Face Primary Challengers in 2022
2021-07-08 22:51:40
by Reece Nations

AUSTIN, Texas — Incumbent Texas Gov. Greg Abbott now faces a pair of serious primary challengers in the form of former Texas Republican Party Chairman Allen West and former state Sen. Don Huffines. In his 25 years in statewide politics,... Read More

Nebraska Will Open Voting Sites for Primary Despite Concerns
2020 Elections
Nebraska Will Open Voting Sites for Primary Despite Concerns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is forging ahead with plans to hold the nation's first in-person election in more than a month, despite health concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and allegations that political motivations are fueling opposition to an all-mail... Read More

Seven Coronavirus Cases Tied to Wisconsin Primary Election
State News
Seven Coronavirus Cases Tied to Wisconsin Primary Election
2020-04-21 20:38:05
by Dan McCue

A Milwaukee, Wisconsin health official said Tuesday that the city had identified at least seven people who appear to have contracted the coronavirus while participating in the state's controversial April 7 primary election. Milwaukee Health Commissioner Jeanette Kowalik said in... Read More

Ohio Primary Election Called Off, Despite Judge’s Ruling
State News
Ohio Primary Election Called Off, Despite Judge’s Ruling
2020-03-17 13:54:02
by Dan McCue

After hours of confusion the Ohio primary scheduled to be held Tuesday has been canceled by order of the state Health Director, Dr. Amy Acton. Acton's decision, announced shortly after 10 p.m. Monday night, capped a seven-hour period when it... Read More

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