Pennsylvania races for governor, US Senate, key House seats


Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his conservative credentials on the national stage as he prepares for a showdown with the victor of Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary. Voters also decided the outcomes in contested primaries for lieutenant governor in both parties. He is favored to win a second term in November.

Braddock had made a failed bid in 2016 for the U.S. Senate.

Wolf past year ordered an investigation into the treatment of state employees by Stack and his wife and stripped Stack of state police protection.

Republicans outnumber Democrats in Pennsylvania's House delegation, though a new congressional map is making the state a focal point of Democrats' effort to reclaim House control in November. This time, he was defeated by state Sen. He has compiled one of the Senate's most conservative voting records.

Elsewhere, Democrats were trying to unseat Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R, in a swing district. Wagner and Wolf live in York County.

Barletta, 62, won his House seat during the Republican midterm wave of 2010, catapulted by the attention he received while mayor of Hazleton for attempting to use local laws to crack down on immigrants in the city who had entered the country illegally.

Barletta endorsed Trump for president.

Barletta is a favorite of Mr. Trump, whom Barletta endorsed in 2016.

Former Gov. Ed Rendell and Comcast senior executive vice president David L. Cohen were among Scanlon's major supporters.

Polls in Idaho are open from 8 8 p.m.

Early voting ends Friday at 5 p.m. She will face Republican Greg McCauley in the general election, a race that most rankings have rated a toss-up. Evans and Boyle represent heavily Democratic districts in Philadelphia. U.S. Rep Mike Kelly will face a democratic challenger in the fall. Doyle will run uncontested in November.

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will face Republican state Sen. Bob Casey who labored below the Obama administration on the Workplace of Administration and Finances.

OR is among eight states where Democrats control the governorship and both houses of the state legislature.

King ran without opposition in the primary.

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In the Republican primary, special victims prosecutor Pearl Kim ran unopposed. He's seeking a third term.

There are several seats up for grab in the Democratic Party runoff election, including nominees for governor, District 37 state representative, 197th state district court judge and justice of the peace Precinct 2, Place 2.

Severe thunderstorms swept across the state on Tuesday afternoon. Completed ballots are being put in storage until the power comes back on. Polling places are the Pleasanton Civic Center, Jourdanton Community Center and the Campbellton Community Hall. The Republican race has been an costly three-way battle between U.S. Rep. and Home Freedom Caucus founder Raúl Labrador, Lieutenant Governor Brad Little, who has Governor Otter's endorsement, and businessman Tommy Ahlquist.

Pennsylvania is a must-win state for Democrats if they want to take back the House, CBS Pittsburgh money and politics editor Jon Delano told CBSN Tuesday.

Chris Krebs, who heads the federal cyber and infrastructure protection unit, met with acting Pennsylvania Secretary of State Robert Torres Tuesday morning.

Election Day is Tuesday, May 22. At 10 p.m., the Associated Press has declared Scott Wagner the victor of the Republican primary race in Pennsylvania for governor.

"People are ready for something new", Jordan said in an interview. State Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha has knocked Ricketts for his recent state budget cuts to the University of Nebraska and his financial contributions to conservative allies who are running for the Legislature.

Polls in Pennsylvania close at 8 p.m. EDT, while Nebraska's polls close at 9 p.m. EDT.

Residents in a suburban Philadelphia area are casting their ballots in a newly reshaped district.

For example: Rachel Reddick, running in Pennsylvania's First Congressional District, is part of a set of 2018 candidates advancing a Democratic message and backing it up with a history of military service that may have a universal appeal. Now it's majorly Democratic.

The redrawn district now includes all of Chester County and a portion of Berks County, including the city of Reading.

Eileen McCormick is a Republican from Havertown.

Jordan says her roots helped encourage her political aspirations. The Associated Press says the race is too close to call. And Casey has built a much bigger campaign account than Barletta, giving them another reason to be confident he will prevail in November.