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  1. bajisima

    First transgender nominee for governor wins primary

    Christine Hallquist, who is running as a progressive Democrat in Vermont, made history on Tuesday as she became the first transgender gubernatorial candidate nominated by a major political party. Advancing a progressive platform focused on economic and social justice, including a $15 minimum...
  2. bajisima

    Tim Pawlenty goes down in MN primary

    Not too surprising. Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty failed to restart his political career in Minnesota on Tuesday after he finished second in the state’s Republican primary for governor, an open seat up for grabs following eight years of Democratic rule under Gov. Mark...
  3. bajisima

    Trump gives DeSantis an edge in GOP gubernatorial primary

    Pretty amazing isnt it? Rep. Ron DeSantis has opened up a 12-point lead in Florida’s Republican race for governor, according to a new independent poll that indicates President Donald Trump is the key to his success. DeSantis has built his campaign around the support of Trump, who...
  4. bajisima

    Former tv host Dylan Ratigan loses his primary

    Kind of surprised actually. He is well known in this district. Democratic congressional candidate Dylan Ratigan gained the second most votes at the primary polls Tuesday and gave two press conferences on the front lawn of the North Elba Town Hall, looking back on the race and ceding the victory...
  5. bajisima

    Bush relative wins CO GOP gubernatorial primary

    Going to be an interesting race there. Wonder if he will run from or embrace the President? State Treasurer Walker Stapleton has won the Republican primary for Colorado governor. Stapleton secured the nomination Tuesday against businessmen Victor Mitchell, Doug Robinson and Greg Lopez...
  6. bajisima

    Ben Jealous wins dem primary for Maryland governor

    Bernie Sanders group had a good night last night. Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous won Maryland’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, promising to deliver a progressive agenda that makes college free, legalizes marijuana and raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Bolstered by...
  7. Singularity

    S.C legislator who upset Sanford in primary suffers disabling injuries, head-on wreck

    Broken back, severe bowel injuries (colon, small intestine removed), multiple broken ribs, collapsed leg vein. She was in a car which struck a car driving in the wrong lane. Her Democratic opponent has suspended campaigning for at least the next two weeks. If Katie Arrington can no...
  8. Macduff

    Tuesday primary results

    I'm surprised there wasn't a thread about this. In South Carolina, Democrats nominated a wife beater for a Congressional seat. https://www.postandcourier.com/news/democrat-archie-parnell-who-once-beat-his-ex-wife-easily/article_8cc18420-69af-11e8-92d8-83537e8e8037.html Don't be so smug...
  9. Friday13

    Morrisey wins W.Va. Senate primary, averting GOP fears

    Morrisey wins W.Va. Senate primary, averting GOP fears
  10. R

    Primary day voting - results

    WV Senate race - Blankenship losing. Down by 10 thousand votes. 40 percent reporting. I think the media and the Democrats are hoping for a blankenship win. OH governor race - kuninich out, dewine in.
  11. Darkman

    Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

    Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary CNN 3h ago Romney forced into primary for Utah Senate seat Washington Post 1h ago Romney forced into GOP primary for Utah Senate nomination The Hill 3h ago --- Mittens Strong!
  12. bajisima

    Illionois primary results, pro life democrat survives

    It’s good to be the incumbent. Democratic Rep. Daniel Lipinski narrowly survived a spirited challenge from progressive Marie Newman on Tuesday, in a primary race that could have implications beyond this Chicago district. Lipinski is a seven-term lawmaker, a legacy congressman, and one of the...
  13. HayJenn

    Neo-Nazi wins GOP congressional primary

    Republican candidate Arthur Jones, a Holocaust denier who has been disavowed by his own party, will be the GOP's nominee in a suburban Chicago congressional district after he ran in Tuesday's primary unopposed. Jones's campaign website contains a section called "The Holocaust Racket" in which...
  14. Darkman

    George Bush wins primary in Texas outright

    Another day, another George Bush ... :) Son of Jeb Bush. ---- George P. Bush wins primary in Texas George P. Bush wins primary in Texas
  15. Darkman

    Lawyers For The DNC Argue That 'Primary Rigging' Is Protected By The First Amendment

    Who knew? Lawyers For The DNC Argue That 'Primary Rigging' Is Protected By The First Amendment | Zero Hedge The ongoing litigation of the DNC Fraud Lawsuit and the appeal regarding its dismissal took a stunning turn yesterday. The defendants in the case, including the DNC and former DNC...
  16. PACE

    Iran bans english in primary schools.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-english/iran-bans-english-in-primary-schools-after-leaders-warning-idUSKBN1EW0L1
  17. DemoWhip

    Democrats look to 2020 with proposals to change superdelegate and primary system

    Democrats look to 2020 with proposals to change superdelegate and primary system - ABC News By MaryAlice Parks ==================================================== Super! That sounds like a great, workable plan. It is sorely needed at this time in order to move forward and...
  18. HayJenn

    CA Moves Up It's Presidential Primary Date

    In an attempt to increase California’s influence over the country’s presidential primaries, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday afternoon legislation that moves the state’s presidential primary date forward by several months. This means that California’s next primary will be held...
  19. bajisima

    Sen Jeff Flake gets GOP primary challenger

    We will see what the people in Arizona think, since Flake has been a vocal opponent of Trump. President Trump on Thursday called Sen. Jeff Flake "toxic" and "weak" on border security and crime, and praised his primary challenger, Dr. Kelli Ward. "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running...
  20. MaryAnne

    Doug Jones Wins Democratic Primary.

    Until I read this I did not know a Democrat was running in Alabama Senate Race. AP: Doug Jones wins Democratic Senate primary | WHNT.com