But in district south of Reece, another oneTrump critic, Rep. Nancy Mays, narrowly survived another challenge from a Trump-backed rival. Racing immediately showed difficulty of survivor in The Republican Party, still dominated by Trump, does not take into account his discontent.
Trump overthrows another domestic party critic in South Carolina primary home
former The President settled another political score in South Carolina as Trump-backed Rep. Russell Fry handily defeated Rep. Tom Rice. in Republican primaries in Pi Dee.
Fry’s exile of Rice Highlights Political Danger Many Republicans Face who passed Trump. Rice, a conservative republican who was first elected in 2012, yes faced death threats, censure from his state party and attacks from Trump himself.
Supporting Fry in February, Trump said. in claim that Rice was “a coward who abandoned his voters, yielding to Nancy Pelosi and the radical left” and “should be thrown out of office.” Rice shot back that Trump was a “potential tyrant” who “eaten by malice.”
…But another Trump critic is having his own revenge an effort
While Rice was being beaten, another Republican in the House of Representatives, Rep. Nancy Mays, nearly survived primaries fueled by Trump challenge on former State Representative Kathy Arrington in her lower region.
One key difference between South Carolina Republicans who lost Tuesday’s primary and one who survived: Rice voted to impeach Trump; Mace didn’t.
However, she was furious critical of Trump in in aftermath of January 6, 2021 Uprising at the US Capitol. “All his legacy was erased out yesterday,” she said. of Trump in appearance on CNN next day.
Mace has since turned to the right. A month after the uprising, she chose twitter. fight with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mischaracters New York Democrat’s comments about the threat posed by rioters.
Trump supported Arrington. But Mace had a loud cover in South Carolina too with former Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump’s U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Supports Her and Appears in Ads.
Mays, in victory in the primaries on Tuesday, joins a small group of Republicans who have survived Trump’s efforts revenge. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of Brad Raffensperger’s staff both defeated Trump-backed incumbents in last primary month.
Election Denier Wins GOP Primary for major elections in Nevada office
Jim Marchant former state deputy and leading supporter of Trump’s lies about massive election fraud, won Republican primaries for Nevada secretary of states office Tuesday – adding the Silver State to the growing list of those where election opponents are preparing over voting machine ahead of president 2024 race.
Marchand seeks replacement for secretary of state of Barbara Cegavske State, Republican who repeatedly said that there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in 2020 election but who forbidden term limits the possibility of re-election.
Nevada is the state where presidential battles take place. President Joe Biden defeated Trump there just 2.4 percent points in 2020 and the state is ready play decisive role again in 2024, when the Republicans will try to reverse their gains in recent years among Hispanic voters in victory.
Nevada also potentially key state in By-elections in November. Republicans nominate two candidates backed by Trump for two key Race: Former State Attorney General Adam Laxalt, whose grandfather Paul Laxalt was former governor, senator and prominent figure in Nevada politics, won GOP primary admission on Democratic Senator Katherine Cortez Masto.
And Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo pulled out of the Republican contest for challenge Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, who looking for his second term.
democrat concedes in race for seat at home in heavily Hispanic area of Texas
Democrat Dan Sanchez cedes to Republican Maira Flores in a special elections for what has long been a Democratic House seat in Texas, Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday provided another glimpse into the Republican Party’s gains among Latino voters and the gap in enthusiasm Democrats have faced as the midterms approach.
As of Early Wednesday morning Flores held off three other candidates in low turnout contest including Democrat Dan Sanchez and exceeded 50% of to vote which would allow her to avoid stock.
The place was vacated when former Democratic Representative Filemon Vela resigns in March to become a lobbyist. Vela decision early bail apparently proven costly for his party in short term because that would further narrow the majority of Democrats in Congress.
But this could also do it longerterm damage to the reputation of Democrats in South Texas: Flores already is set to face off against Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, who currently represents the neighboring area, in redrawn 34th district in November. Recently drawn area more more favorable to Democrats than one Flores ran in for Tuesday special elections, but she will have the advantage of job title.
For the Republicans, a Flores victory would be another sign what party invades with Hispanic voters in Valley of the Rio Grande. If the Republican Party can repeat this trend, even in part, in other states, especially Arizona and Nevada, two states that are battlegrounds for the presidency. with Democratic Senators up for re-election this fall, and the regions like Orange County, California home owner of competitive races of the Houses – this would radically change the political map of the country.
Maine T-shirts up two key race
pomposity of Maine former Republican Governor Paul Lepage is now set take on Democratic Gov. Janet Mills after two advanced past Tuesday’s primaries were a mere formality, since neither faced en opponent.
republican former Meanwhile, Rep. Bruce Poliquin survived competition with a conservative activist now set try to get back former Congressional district in a rematch of a hard-Fighting 2018 race against Democratic Rep. Jared Golden.
Maine uses ranked voting. system. In 2018, Polikin actually received more first-place votes than golden. But after the rating selection system eliminated the thirdparty candidates, defeated Golden. But Trump won area in 2020, which gives Republicans hope they can win location in New England again in November.
Meanwhile, in North Dakota, the Republicans nominated Senator John Hoeven. for third term which, as many expect, win in November.