Here's what you need to know on Election Day
- Author: Joey Payne Jun 06, 2018,
Jun 06, 2018, 11:19
Diane Feinstein is running for another term.
Newman, a Fullerton resident, was targeted for removal by Republicans shortly after a 2017 vote that helped pass a 12-cent-per-gallon increase to the gas tax, which will pay for a 10-year, $52-billion roads and transportation improvement package.
Wicker served almost 13 years in the U.S. House before he was appointed to the Senate when fellow Republican Trent Lott resigned in late 2007.
Recall proponents were celebrating early. President Trump has made Tester a top target, after the Democrat played a key role in tanking Trump's nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson. Cox is also a relatively recent California transplant, having lived in Chicago most of his life, and has never been elected to public office.
But Newman's campaign wasn't ready to throw in the towel.
In Iowa, labor leader Cathy Glasson couldn't pull off an upset against businessman Fred Hubbell for the Democratic nomination, so Hubbell will take on Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, who had no party opposition.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and other national groups have spent millions of dollars trying to stave off a November shutout in the 49, 48, and 39 Congressional Districts. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., in November's general election.
Newman, meanwhile, received hearty backing from Sacramento Democrats, including Gov. Democrats: Sen. Bob Menendez (incumbent), community news web site publisher Lisa McCormick Republicans: Pharmaceutical executive Bob Hugin, construction company executive Brian Goldberg, and attorney Dana Wefer Why is this Race so Important?
Republicans countered that the state should make the improvements with existing revenues, saying waste and misplaced priorities were responsible for inadequate transportation funding. Fellow Democrat Fiona Ma, a member of the state Board of Equalization, is also on the ballot, along with Republicans Greg Conlon and Jack Guerrero and Peace and Freedom candidate Kevin Akin. One person who was left out was actor Henry Winkler.
Polls have closed in Iowa and Montana on a night when eight states are holding primaries.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein advanced to the November ballot by leading a gaggle of candidates in her state's so-called jungle primary, which puts all candidates on the same ballot, with the top two vote-getters moving forward.
Two Republican incumbents are retiring from Congress. Take a closer look at some of the races: NJ's Second Congressional DistrictWhat Makes up the District?
Newsom and Cox traded the lead with about 30 percent each in early returns, with Republican Travis Allen and Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa about 15 points behind them.
County of San Diego Registrar of Voters site here includes polling place locations and other general info here.
Five candidates are looking to replace Chiang as treasurer, including Democrat Vivek Viswanathan, who embarked on a 600-plus-mile campaign run - literally - across the state. He denied wrongdoing and is running to regain his post.
Trump will not be on the ballot this year. In Orange County, Democrats face exactly that problem, where a bevy of political newbies have crowded into some of the state's most competitive races and risk splitting the left-of-center vote, leaving the first and second spots to Republicans. If no candidate clears 50% of the vote tonight, the top two will advance to a runoff on July 17.