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Freed from the prohibitive hurdles that stand in the way of running for Congress against an incumbent, more than a dozen candidates are lining up to replace U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita in Indiana's 4th district. Rokita, a Brownsburg Republican, is vacating his seat to run for Senate, setting up a virtual ...
The Tennessee 2nd Congressional District Forum hosted by the American Association of University Women, Maryville Branch, the League of Women Voters of Blount County and The Daily Times will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the William Blount High School auditorium, 219 County Farm Road, Maryville. Congressional District

When Republican senatorial candidate Jim Renacci left his safe seat in the 16th Ohio Congressional District in search of a larger political footprint, a scramble ensued for the open seat. Three GOP candidates are vying May 8 for the right next fall to take on the survivor of the six-person Democratic ...
VAN WERT -- Both Republican candidates challenging incumbent Rep. Bob Latta -- Todd Wolfrum and Bob Kreienkamp -- claim Latta doesn't spend enough time talking to his constituency. Latta, however, said his opponents claims are unfounded, citing the 880 meetings he's had with ... Congressional District GOP
5TH DISTRICT -- The candidates vying for to the Democratic nomination of the 5th Ohio Congressional District, James Neu Jr. and Michael Galbraith, may be similar in that they have never held political office, but they differ when it comes to expertise. James Neu, Jr., who ran against Latta in 2016 ... Congressional District

Virginia Democrats in the congressional district that includes Charlottesville and Danville picked a former journalist Saturday to face incumbent GOP Rep. Tom Garrett in the general election. Democrats finished a week-long caucus Saturday by picking Leslie Cockburn the unofficial winner. A former ...
LOWELL -- The lone Republican in a 3rd Congressional District race featuring 13 Democrats, many of Rick Green's views are driven by a common ideology within his party: reducing the scope of the federal government. Green returned to that theme several times over the course of an interview with ... Congressional District
Former TV news reporter Rachel Barnhart officially announced Saturday that she's running for the late Louise Slaughter's 25th Congressional District seat. Barnhart says she is running on a Progressive platform, focusing on issues like medicare, gun reform and high tech infrastructure. She says her experience in fighting ... Congressional District
A few weeks ago, we surveyed in-person Democratic primary voters in Illinois's 3rd Congressional District. In this race, incumbent Congressman Dan Lipinski--a seven-term Blue Dog Democrat famous for his vote against Obamacare--faced off against a progressive, Bernie Sanders- endorsed ... Illinois
Redrawing congressional districts isn't just an academic exercise, attorneys argue. Updated December ... Attorneys for Republican legislative leaders who built Pennsylvania's current Congressional districts began building their defense of those politically-driven maps in court Tuesday. They argued that an ... Illinois
Carbondale attorney Karl Hanlon, running as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District, spent a three-day tour of the district earlier this month focusing on his rural roots and the issues impacting the rural communities he wants to represent. Chris Kennedy, from Grand Junction, announced on Dec. Illinois
Analysis: What recent election results in Texas congressional districts tell us about 2018 ... In the three much-discussed Texas congressional districts where Hillary Clinton won in 2016 and where Republican incumbents are defending their ... Davis got 15.2 percent of the vote in that congressional district. Illinois
A map of the 7th congressional district. Gerrymandering has divided the communities of the 7th congressional district in Montgomery and Chester counties. The district incorporates most of Delaware County and portions of Chester, Montgomery, Berks and Lancaster counties. (Dan Gleiter/ Illinois
ORLAND — Four men who hope to represent Maine's Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives gathered at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery on Dec. 7 to answer questions from their potential future constituents. However, most of the questions asked in the hatchery's ... Illinois
Masterman-Smith is running for California's 25th Congressional District seat, currently held by Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, and hopes to keep his focus on the medical field. “We have to have people who know what they're talking about when talking about health care problems,” Masterman-Smith said. Illinois
Kevin Bacon is the latest Republican to jump into the open 12th Congressional District race, and he plans to use his track record as a legislator to set himself apart. Bacon, R-Minerva Park, who currently represents much of eastern Franklin County as part of the 3rd Ohio Senate District, hopes to fill the seat ... Illinois

Nine people want to represent the constituents in Congressional District 27, but only one person will get the job. The district makes up Aransas, Calhoun, Jackson, Lavaca, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton counties and some parts of Bastrop, Caldwell, Gonzales, and San Patricio counties ... Illinois
Gerrymandering conjures up images of power brokers sitting around a table, drawing lines on an oversize map to divvy up the vote and keep their political party in office. A quick look at the Pennsylvania's district map — with districts that romp over county and municipal lines and twist and turn to pack or split ... Illinois
Glenbard North High School's Civics Club and the Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th will host an IL-6th Congressional District Democratic Primary candidate forum on Tuesday, Dec. 12. NBC 5 Chicago News political reporter Mary Ann Ahern will be the moderator at the forum, which will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. Illinois
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- With 2018 just a few weeks away, congressional candidates are also looking ahead toward next year's primaries. This week a second Democratic candidate announced she's jumping into the race for Arkansas's second congressional district, currently represented by Congressman ... Illinois
Live video from the Minnesota 5th Congressional District DFL Gubernatorial Candidate Forum starts around 6:30 p.m.. The candidate forum is being held in Minneapolis. Candidates involved are Chris Coleman, Tina Liebling, Erin Murphy, Rebecca Otto, Paul Thissen and Tim Walz. The moderator for the ... Illinois
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether Maryland's Democrat-led General Assembly unconstitutionally redrew a congressional district to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one. The justices on Friday agreed to hear the claim by a group of Maryland Republicans that the 6th ... Illinois
Congressional candidate Tedra Cobb, D-Canton, speaks to the audience at the 21st Congressional District candidates forum held at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury on Aug. ... LAKE GEORGE — 21st Congressional District candidate Tedra Cobb, D-Canton, will host a gathering Sunday in Lake George. Illinois
U of I professor seeks Democrat nod in 13th Congressional District. RYAN VOYLES Herald & ... The Urbana resident is one of five Democrats who are seeking to challenge Congressman Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, for the 13th Congressional District in next year's election. Ebel, 47, will be in Decatur on ... Illinois
Carbondale attorney Karl Hanlon, running as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District, has spent a three-day tour of the district focusing on his rural roots and the issues impacting the rural communities he wants to represent. Chris Kennedy, from Grand Junction, announced on Wednesday his ... Illinois
Avondale >> Dr. John George, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign. George issued the following statement regarding his decision to suspend his campaign: "I have informed the ... Congressional District
Judges have been asked repeatedly to decide whether the lawmakers in charge of drawing congressional district lines have gone too far to favor their ... a quick redrawing of districts before the 2018 midterm elections and could establish new rules for how congressional districts are remade after the 2020 ... Congressional District
A map of the Congressional Districts in downstate New York. Congressional candidate Perry Gershon running for the 1st district visited Stony Brook University this past Wednesday. KELVINSONG/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC0. Perry Gershon, a congressional Democratic candidate running in New ... Congressional District
Democratic 4th Congressional District candidate, J.D. Scholten, will be hosting a meet-and-greet event in Carroll this week. Scholten, who is running for the House seat against incumbent Republican Steve King, is from Sioux City and currently works as a paralegal, specializing in Intellectual Property law. Congressional District
Carolyn Long fired up a room of supporters as she announced her candidacy for Washington's 3rd Congressional District. Long, a political science professor at Washington State University Vancouver has never run for public office. She said Trump's election and political divisions prompted her to enter the ... Congressional District
Democrat Toby Whitney drops out of 8th Congressional District race to succeed Rep. Dave Reichert. Originally published December 1, 2017 at ... The field of Democrats in Washington's nationally watched 8th Congressional District race is shrinking by one. Toby Whitney, an Amazon manager and former ... Congressional District
Surrounded by more than 100 supporters, Carolyn Long officially announced her candidacy for the 3rd Congressional District on Thursday. Among a sea of smiling faces at WareHouse '23 were former 49th District state Rep. Jim Moeller, former state Sen. Craig Pridemore and Vancouver Councilors Jack ... Congressional District
Josh Gottheimer (D-5), the first-term incumbent who in 2016 was elected to represent the fifth congressional district, a formerly Republican ... Congressional District
Dems Host Forum For NH's 1st Congressional District Primary ... together a forum for possible candidates in the 1st Congressional District seat. Congressional District
WILKES-BARRE — Mike Marsicano has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the 11th Congressional District of ... Congressional District
... has received her third endorsement from a labor union in her quest for the Democratic nomination to Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District. Congressional District
Democrats in the neighboring 9th Congressional District, represented by U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, also will hold a primary. Congressional District
GARLAND — With support from conservatives across the 5th Congressional District and endorsed by incumbent Congressman Jeb Hensarling ... Congressional District
Ray Linsenmayer This past Friday, Democrat Ray Linsenmayer joined the group of individuals who are challenging Republican Keith Rothfus ... Congressional District
WARSAW — East Aurora resident Tom Casey will announce that he is entering the race for Congress today. “I believe, as our forefathers did, ... Congressional District
East Aurora resident Tom Casey stepped into the 27th Congressional District race on Tuesday, becoming incumbent U.S. Rep. Chris Collins' ... Congressional District
Two Republicans who have already announced their intention to challenge U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., in next year's election filed petitions ... Congressional District
This map shows the zigzagging line separating North Carolina's 10th and 11th congressional districts. The Gerrymander 5K will take place in ... Congressional District
MANCHESTER — State Rep. Mark MacKenzie, D-Manchester, confirmed over the weekend that he's now actively pursuing the Democratic ... Congressional District
... has ever taken on for Florida's 16th Congressional District, which includes parts of southern Hillsborough, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Congressional District
John Curtis, Mayor of Provo and a candidate for Utah's 3rd Congressional District seat, poses for a portrait Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Daily ... Congressional District
Hern takes pledge: Republican 1st Congressional District candidate Kevin Hern signed onto a pledge to work for a congressional term limits ... Congressional District
Freeman file photoJeff Beals, who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for Congressional District 19 in the U.S. House of ... Congressional District
These are the creatures Detroit Free Press cartoonist Mike Thompson divined out of the mangled congressional district map in Michigan. Congressional District


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