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South Carolina Midterm Primary Results

13 June 2018

President Trump: It's overly simplistic to say that South Carolina GOP congressman Mark Sanford lost his primary Tuesday because of Trump.

"Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA". One of her ads said "it's time for Mark Sanford to take a hike - for real this time". He is better of in Argentina. Sanford's primary opponent, state legislator Katie Arrington, tried to frame the campaign about how critical Sanford has been of Trump.

'She is tough on crime and will continue our fight to lower taxes. Arrington has criticized Sanford throughout the campaign for his differences with Trump.

Polls have closed in both states and well as Maine, North Dakota and Nevada. He was hardly a lock to win to begin with. He will be a great Governor.

More than most Republicans in Congress, Sanford has been an outspoken critic of Trump's policy and rhetoric.

But in Virginia, Democrats are selecting House candidates to run in some of the nation's most competitive races.

In the Seventh Congressional District, incumbent Republican Rep. Dave Brat will face off against the victor of a Democratic primary between former Central Intelligence Agency operative Abigail Spanberger and retired Col. Dan Ward.

When I woke up this morning, I flipped on Morning Joe only to hear the results of the South Carolina GOP primary for the 1st Congressional District.

Four other states voted Tuesday, including several races that will be key to determining which party controls the House of Representatives next year.

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The Second Congressional District is also expected to be competitive in November.

Nevada's Senate primary became much less interesting when businessman Danny Tarkanian was persuaded by Trump to end his challenge to Republican incumbent Sen.

On Tuesday, three women - Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton - won Democratic primaries.

"I am extremely disappointed that a candidate like Corey Stewart could win the Republican nomination for US Senate", former Virginia Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling tweeted.

That's in part due to Virginia's changing demographics, particularly the northern part of the state becoming more dense, more diverse and more progressive. You may or may not be surprised to learn that Kaine was Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick in the 2016 election.

The GOP nominee faces him in November. Two Republican statewide officeholders, Attorney General Alan Wilson and Secretary of State Mark Hammond, also face primary challengers.

In most states voting Tuesday night, the governor races will get the most local attention. If he fails to top 50%, it would catapult him into a one-on-one runoff.

One of the most interesting GOP primaries in Nevada involves legal brothel owner Dennis Hof challenging GOP state Rep. James Oscarson for his seat in the statehouse.

Sisolak, 64, is chair of the powerful governing body for Clark County, which includes the Las Vegas Strip and about two-thirds of the state's residents.But Giunchigliani paints Sisolak as too moderate and has knocked him for receiving an "A-" minus rating from the National Rifle Association in 2012.

South Carolina Midterm Primary Results