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2018 Illinois Gubernatorial Primary Preview

Primary: March 20, 2018 General Elections: November 6, 2018 The 2018 Illinois gubernatorial contest may become the most expensive governor’s race in American history. A multimillionaire incumbent and multibillionaire challenger have already flooded the Land of Lincoln with $180 million in campaign cash ahead of the primary. With eight months left until the general election, the current rate of spending will likely break the record before November (the record was […]

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Pennsylvania Special Election Recap

Conor Lamb Democrat Conor Lamb has declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, held Tuesday, March 13th. Less than 600 votes separate the two candidates in a race where more than 227,000 votes were cast. Saccone has not yet ceded the race, while absentee ballots continue to trickle in. Republican Party officials have already said they will request a recount. They’ve also sought to impound all […]

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Election Preview: 2018 Ohio Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: May 6, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 Republican Governor John Kasich will leave office at the end of 2018, as rumors of a potential 2020 presidential bid swirl. Governor Kasich’s pending departure creates an opportunity for several candidates in both parties to serve as chief executive of a bellwether state. Two contenders have emerged in the Ohio Republican Primary, Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor.  According to a […]

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Election Recap: Texas Gubernatorial Primary

Primary Election: March 6th, 2018 Primary Runoff: May 22nd, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018  Andrew White Texas gubernatorial candidates Lupe Valdez and Andrew White finished first and second, respectively, in the state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, March 7th. Because neither candidate finished with more than 50 percent, the two will have a run-off to determine who will receive the nomination before the general election. Valdez, a former Dallas County Sherriff, captured 42.9 percent […]

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