Democrats test anti-Trump messages in Virginia House race

Primaries on tap for Tuesday

Voters then choose which candidate from that specific party they want to represent that party in November's general election.

No Republicans filed to run in District Three, which runs from south Richmond to Newport News, leaving Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott runs unopposed in November. Heidi Heitkamp, at the 2018 North Dakota Republican Party Convention in Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S. April 7, 2018. He ultimately voted for a GOP replacement measure, a decision that Rosen will try to exploit in a year when health care is one of the top issues with voters.

The presence of the diminutive former teacher known as "Chris G" at his front door helped convince Malcolm Howard, a 32-year-old air duct worker who hadn't decided whether he was going to vote Tuesday, that he needed to head to the polls. On the Republican side, Tarkanian (who is now running for the House instead of the Senate) will face off against state Sen. Tim Kaine. As a moderate who gained national prominence as Hillary Clinton's 2016 running mate, Kaine is widely expected to win - not even counting the possibility that Republicans could make another Roy Moore-style blunder.

Republicans in VA-10: Candidates are Rep. Barbara Comstock and Shak Hill. It's been four decades since a Democrat held that seat.

Democrats had hoped that the "jungle primary" held on Tuesday in California and its 53 Congressional districts might keep Republicans off the ballot in the 14 seats they now hold, but that hope did not pan out, as Republicans placed in the top two finishers who qualify for the November ballot in all of those districts.

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.

"We will win the turnout battle again, and we will beat them soundly", said Mike Slanker, a Republican political consultant in Las Vegas. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) is nearly certain to win the Republican primary to face Sen.

Democrats in VA-07: Candidates are Abigail Spanberger and Dan Ward; incumbent is Rep. Dave Brat (R).

Of the 435 seats in the lower chamber of Congress, 336 are not competitive-180 held by Democrats, 156 held by Republicans, according to the Cook Political Report's ratings. The Democratic nominees will be the overwhelming favorites in November.

"It's easier to get the truth out of the White House than to get lunch money out of Mark Sanford, so I'd say that any race in which a challenger convinces him to spend real money is a serious one", Rob Godfrey, a former top adviser to ex-South Carolina GOP Gov. Nikki Haley, told Politico. It lets voters rank candidates by preference rather than choosing just one. In Arlington County, voters will choose between two Democrats to run against incumbent County Board member John Vihstadt (I).

Most of these states have interesting and competitive races, but not North Dakota.

Some Democrats are upset that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has already backed Luria before the primary.

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