With both party primaries set for Tuesday, strong Democratic candidates are expected to emerge to challenge almost every major statewide office now held by Nevada Republicans, offering Democrats their best shot in years to seize political control over the state.
You can see your sample ballot by going to SCVotes.org. In Virginia, Democrats are poised to nominate women in four competitive House races for Republican-held seats, and there are female candidates for governor in South Carolina, Nevada and Maine.
If you haven't registered to vote, it will be too late to vote in the primary, but you still have until October 15 to be able to vote in the November general election.
Under the system, used now in a few local jurisdictions, the election is over if one candidate wins a majority. But this year, Democrats are poised to finally make that jump.
Also worth considering? There are 458,278 more registered voters in the Palmetto State than there were eight years ago, which means we could be looking at historically low turnout on Tuesday.More news: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen dominates practice at Canadian Grand Prix
Nevada's governorship is also up for grabs, with current Gov. Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, leaving thanks to term limits. 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. One is Sen Heidi Heitkamp's seat in North Dakota. He enjoys high name recognition and has a hefty campaign account.
Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Wexton, center, talks with Sen.
In his ad, Helmer warned that the "greatest threat to our democracy" today "lives in the White House", a comment the White House called "reprehensible" and "abhorrent".
"We need a seat at the table", she told Politico. Geoffrey Skelley of Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball writes, "Comstock is a prodigious fundraiser and has a history of outpacing the partisan lean of districts she has represented, but the district's Democratic shifts in 2016 and 2017 show why she is one of the Democrats' foremost targets in 2018". Republican Barbara Comstock won a third term in 2016 by six points even as the district overwhelmingly voted for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Judging by Menendez's tepid primary performance on Tuesday against an unknown and unfunded challenger, Hugin's strategy appears to have a chance of working. On the Republican side, state Attorney General Adam Laxalt is expected to win.More news: 12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul govt ministry attack
But this year, some Nevada Democrats who normally wouldn't vote in the midterms say they are turning out to make their voices heard.
In the 6th District, voters are deciding the Democratic nominee to face off with GOP nominee Ben Cline.
Democrats in VA-07: Candidates are Abigail Spanberger and Dan Ward; incumbent is Rep. Dave Brat (R). The victor will face incumbent Rep. Dave Brat (R - 7th District). But if Sanford loses - a real possibility - it'll be because of his criticisms of the president. In Arlington County, voters will choose between two Democrats to run against incumbent County Board member John Vihstadt (I).
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