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Incumbents in Georgia face primary opponents down the ballot

ATLANTA (AP) — Beyond the marquee races for governor and U.S. Senate, several statewide officials battled to keep their offices in primary elections being decided Tuesday in Georgia. Georgia's incumbent attorney general and insurance commissioner both faced fellow Republicans endorsed by former President Donald Trump, who also picked a favorite in the open race for lieutenant governor.

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Incumbents in Georgia face primary opponents down the ballot

Elections bureau recommends striking half of GOP gubernatorial contenders from ballot

Half of Michigan’s GOP gubernatorial candidates should not be on the state's fall primary ballot. That’s the conclusion of a series of reports released Monday night by state Bureau of Elections staff. They detail how errors and the use of alleged “fraudulent-petition circulators” prevented five campaigns from reaching the qualifying 15,000-signature threshold.

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Elections bureau recommends striking half of GOP gubernatorial contenders from ballot

Letter: Fearful GOP won't stand for democracy at home

Isn't it funny seeing all these politicians flying to Kyiv to get their picture taken with Volodymyr Zelenskyy? It is amazing to see a leader, and the people of Ukraine, fighting for democracy – even to the death. Yet some of the same people that want their pictures taken (Republican leadership) don't have the stomach to stand up to those who tried an insurrection to overturn a legitimate election here at home.

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Letter: Fearful GOP won't stand for democracy at home

2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia, Texas, elsewhere

ATLANTA — Georgia takes center stage in Tuesday's primary elections as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by former President Donald Trump, who is seeking revenge for his 2020 election defeat in the state.

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2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia, Texas, elsewhere

Ocean County Commissioners Urge End to ‘Drop Box’ Voting; New Bill Would Mandate Locations

The Ocean County Commissioners are the latest governmental body to urge Gov. Phil Murphy to end the presence of so-called “drop boxes” for collecting election ballots. The boxes first appeared during the 2020 election out of concern for the spread of coronavirus during the pandemic, but with vaccines available and related mandates having eased, some officials have called for the practice to be set aside.

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Ocean County Commissioners Urge End to ‘Drop Box’ Voting; New Bill Would Mandate Locations

The Last Thing: Our sacred duty

As Republican Liz Cheney accepted her JFK Profile in Courage Award Sunday, she warned of the dangers America faces.May 24, 2022 ReadMore MSNBC HIGHLIGHTS 11th Hour Zelenskyy urges tougher sanctions on Russia 11th Hour The Last Thing: Our sacred duty 11th Hour Primary day preview The Last Word

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The Last Thing: Our sacred duty

Editorials | Editorial: Convention showcases GOP’s sad state

Making its lurch to the right official, conservative gubernatorial candidate Geoff Diehl received the overwhelming support of delegates at the state Republican Party’s Convention Saturday in Springfield. Diehl, a former state representative from Whitman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, secured that Republican backing with 849 delegate votes — 71% of those cast.

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Editorials | Editorial: Convention showcases GOP’s sad state

Today is Election Day in Texas’ primary runoff. What’s on the ballot and what’s at stake?

How to vote for Democratic and Republican nominees in dozens of races, including attorney general, lieutenant governor, U.S. House and Texas House. Voters on Tuesday will make their final decisions on Democratic and Republican nominees in dozens of runoff races across the state. Winners will join the outright victors from the March 1 primary as their party’s standard bearers and head to the Nov. 8 general election.

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Today is Election Day in Texas’ primary runoff. What’s on the ballot and what’s at stake?

Georgia Senate Primaries Will Set Up High-Stakes Showdown

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker have six challengers between them in Tuesday’s primaries, but the two are already looking ahead to the general election as the GOP tries to take back the seat Warnock won last year, helping Democrats squeak out a congressional majority.

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Georgia Senate Primaries Will Set Up High-Stakes Showdown

Kemp, Perdue duel could end with Georgia’s GOP primary

John Bazemore - staff, AP FILE -- Republican candidate for Georgia governor and former U.S. Sen. David Perdue speaks Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Rutledge, Ga. John Bazemore - staff, AP FILE -- Republican candidate for Georgia governor and former U.S. Sen. David Perdue speaks Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Rutledge, Ga.

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Kemp, Perdue duel could end with Georgia’s GOP primary

Greene seat, 2 Democratic primaries among top US House races

Eric Gay - staff, AP FILE - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, talks to a member of the media during a campaign event, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in San Antonio. Cuellar, a 17-year incumbent is facing a May 24, 2022, Democratic primary runoff against progressive Jessica Cisneros.

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Greene seat, 2 Democratic primaries among top US House races

Greene’s divisive politics face test in Republican primary

With millions raised to defend her seat in Congress and five fellow Republicans running to take it, GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene faced her first reelection vote Tuesday in a GOP primary race that tests how her conservative Georgia constituents judge her turbulent freshman term. Greene, 47, became a celebrity of the Republican Party’s far-right fringe with her election two years ago as she embraced former President Donald Trump’s false claim that the 2020 election was stolen, engaged in conspiracy theories about the coronavirus and launched partisan attacks that critics said promoted racism and violence.

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Greene’s divisive politics face test in Republican primary

Trump’s bid to reshape GOP faces biggest hurdles in Georgia

ATLANTA — Donald Trump hopes to avoid a stinging defeat in the Georgia governor's race on Tuesday as Republican primary voters decide the fate of the former president's hand-picked candidate to lead one of the most competitive political battlegrounds in the U.S. In all, five states are voting, including Alabama, Arkansas, Texas and Minnesota.

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Trump’s bid to reshape GOP faces biggest hurdles in Georgia