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Gubernatorial Primary Recap: Wyoming and Alaska

Alaska and Wyoming voters selected their Republican and Democratic nominations for governor on Tuesday. On the GOP side, former Alaska State Senator Mike Dunleavy clinched his party’s nomination with more than 60 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, in the Wyoming party primary, State Treasurer Mark Gordon bested three other candidates and took the nomination with 33 percent of the vote. In the Democratic race, former State Senate Leader Mary Throne […]

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Primary Recap: Vermont, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Minnesota

Four states held primaries Tuesday—Vermont, Wisconsin, Connecticut, and Minnesota Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker defeated his primary challenger with more than 90 percent of the vote. However, he may be in trouble come November. The Democratic nominee, state superintendent Tony Evers, led Walker by 13 points in a recent poll. Evers emerged from a crowded primary with 41.7 percent of the vote, enough to beat nine opponents. Mahlon Mitchell, president of […]

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Hawaii Gubernatorial Primary Recap

By Peter Brath Incumbent Governor David Ige defeated U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii’s Democratic primary for governor on Saturday. Ige will now face Republican state House Minority Leader Andria Tupola, a race he’ll likely win. Ige received 51.4 percent of the vote and won Oahu, the archipelago’s most populous island and home of Honolulu. Hanabusa, who resigned from her congressional seat to run for governor, received 44.4 percent of […]

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Legislative Update: AZ, CO, NM, & UT

Arizona McCain passes the torch of International Republican Institute Sen. John McCain has resigned as the Chairman of the International Republican Institute, a position he has held since 1993. In his stead, Alaskan Senator Dan Sullivan will serve as McCain’s replacement. McCain intends to continue as a board member of the International Republican Institute. The non-profit International Republican Institute works to support and strengthen “democracy in places where it is […]

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