Trump Endorses GOP Congressman's Challenger Just Hours Before Polls Close

Rep. Mark Sanford R-S.C. addresses the crowd during a town hall meeting in March 2017 in Hilton Head S.C

Rep. Mark Sanford R-S.C. addresses the crowd during a town hall meeting in March 2017 in Hilton Head S.C. Sean Rayford Getty Images

"Just be aware that it is two elections", Cochran told WDBJ7, "Democratic primary, Republican primary".

People who live in the 7th District will choose a Democrat to face Republican Congressman Dave Brat.

Anyone not already registered won't be able to vote. Republicans went on to sweep most major offices in general election contests that year. Also, in Alexandria, voters select a nominee for Mayor - candidates are current Mayor Allison Silberberg and current Vice Mayor Justin Wilson - and six for City Council - see my endorsements here.

In northern Virginia's District Ten, six candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination while Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock faces Shak Hill in the primary.

As recently as the 1990s, Democrats and Republicans were fairly even divided in Nevada, a state that had supported Republican presidents including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush. One seat they're targeting is in Nevada. They are nonbinding and are used by political parties to determine voter interest and support for an issue. No Republican challenger filed to face him. Cramer, 57, is the GOP's top choice, after he changed his mind this spring and said he would run for Senate rather than stay in the House.

Laxalt is the state attorney general and he's favored in an eight-way Republican primary Tuesday.

Heitkamp, 62, is stressing her work for her state's agriculture and energy interests, along with her votes with Republicans on legislation rolling back Dodd-Frank rules for regional and community banks and for some of Trump's nominees, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Infectious disease scientist Julia Biggins pointed to her unique experience in her campaign video. Tarkanian is instead seeking a House seat. Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats after the midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House.

Democrats are also on a long winning streak in Virginia.

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He's facing off against Mary Jones in Tuesday's primary.

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In the second district, which includes the Hampton Roads area, both Democrats running to challenge incumbent Republican Representative Scott Taylor are women. Karen Mallard. Ralph Northam won this district last November 51%-47%.

In the 2nd District along Virginia's coast, national Democrats are backing former Navy commander Elaine Luria, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate who spent 20 years on active duty. Still, she'll face a hard general election against Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., the likely GOP Senate nominee.

President Trump tweeted his endorsement of Katie Arrington roughly three hours before polls closed in SC.

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The Senate landscape will become more settled Tuesday night as well. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Virginia features four House races that are expected to be competitive in November's general election.

Republican strategists acknowledge voter enthusiasm appears high among Democrats, but they attribute that more to there being a stronger field of blue candidates than in past years.

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