In South Carolina, a GOP congressman who's criticized the president and drew a stinging rebuke from him just hours before polls closed, lost his first election in more than two decades.
Sanford has been a harsh critic of Trump, who endorsed Arrington.
"Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA".
Saugus Republican Carlos Hernandez, who had said he was going to mount a challenge, fell short of the 2,000 signatures needed to get his name on the ballot. Nick Freitas statewide with 45 percent of the vote. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, a close ally of Trump, was forced into a runoff after failing to muster the required 50 percent vote to win outright.
"We are seeing grass-roots action and organizing in a meaningful way", said Maria Urbina, national political director of Indivisible, a group founded after Trump's 2016 election.
"As I've said before, no elected official is entitled to his job", O'Brien said, adding that he welcomes other candidates and has met Merkl. On Capitol Hill, Sen. And moderate House Republicans fell short of securing enough support to force votes on sweeping protections for young undocumented immigrants - a measure at odds with Trump's hard-line immigration posture. Tim Kaine. In South Carolina, Rep. Mark Sanford is facing an insurgent primary challenger who is attacking him for his criticism of Trump.
Stewart, who narrowly lost out on the GOP's gubernatorial nomination past year, will face incumbent Democrat Tim Kaine, the former Virginia governor who most recently his party's vice presidential nominee, in November.
In the 1st District, Vangie Williams won a three-way race for the right to take on GOP incumbent Rob Wittman.
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In House District 12 in Biddeford, Democrat Victoria Foley of Biddeford defeated John Eder, also of Biddeford.
The law does not allow voting in both primaries.
Incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen are most favored to represent their parties, in a race CNN now rates as a toss-up. The Democratic candidates have a challenge getting voters to remember their names.
A key indicator is the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue" program, the party's top candidates for flipping Republican seats. She will face first-term Republican Rep. Scott Taylor. She has not called for a single-payer, government-run health insurance system, as some Democratic House primary winners in California, Nebraska and Pennsylvania have.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills could make a breakthrough for women in her state's governor's race, but the outcome may not be clear immediately.
Sisolak led with about half the vote tallied.
Voters will pick who they want to represent their parties on the November ballot.
The Hampton Roads-area 2nd Congressional District is another swing-district race with a Republican incumbent seen as vulnerable in the fall.
In Maine's governor race, which will not have an incumbent because Gov. Paul LePage is term-limited, Shawn Moody won the Republican nomination with about 56 percent of the vote. Nevada, North Dakota, Maine and Viriginia also chose candidates for the midterm election on November 6, when Democrats hope to capture a majority of the U.S. Congress. State House Assistant Majority Leader Jared Golden is a Marine veteran who has been recruited by national Democrats. The eventual victor will challenge Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin. Sanford is not the only politician in hot water in SC.