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After his 2002 election, Moore switched his political affiliation from Democrat to Republican then back to Democrat. ... Reflector completes its profiles of candidates in contested primary races today with stories on the Republicans vying for state Senate District 5 and for the District 3 seat in the U.S. House.
In California, where a number of Republicans chose to retire rather than face tough re-election fights, the remaining incumbents also struggled to ... And a pair of North Carolina Republican incumbents -- Rob Pittenger (NC-09) and Ted Budd (NC-13) -- each took in about half of the totals posted by their ...

As a case in point, in 2016, the Election Assistance Commission, the bipartisan federal agency that certifies the integrity of voting machines, and that will now be tasked with administering Congress's three hundred and eighty million dollars, was itself hacked. The stolen data—log-in credentials of E.A.C. ...
In North Carolina, that role begins with the hard-working officials who shape and administer our elections in all 100 counties. As detailed in a recent report by ... Last week, Congress passed a federal budget that includes $400 million for election technology and security improvements. We're calling on North ...
The Republicans, seemingly down and out after the 2006 and 2008 cycles, took over Congress and became the dominant party in state capitals for the first time since the ... Recent elections featured closely fought contests for governor, U.S. senator, and North Carolina's 15 electoral votes for president.
But with Republican-dominated congressional redistricting in 2011, Brennan Center researchers project Democrats are going to win far fewer seats ... to win 11 percent more votes than Republicans is flawed,” said Dave Wasserman, an elections analyst and the US House editor of the Cook Political Report.

With the 2018 election season officially kicking off in Texas just a few weeks ago and in Illinois just a few days ago, the “blue wave” so widely heralded should roll in ... Entering the ring in 2006 against John E. Sweeney, a Republican from New York's 20th Congressional District, she won all major counties.
A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections. This week cemented Democratic victories in two key battles: Republicans dropped talk of ...
The arguments justices will hear Wednesday in the second case, a Republican challenge to a Democratic-leaning congressional district in Maryland, could offer ... Over the past 16 months, courts struck down political districting plans drawn by Republicans in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
The Republicans, seemingly down and out after the 2006 and 2008 cycles, took over Congress and became the dominant party in state capitals for the first time since ... Our recent elections have featured closely fought contests for governor, U.S. Senator and North Carolina's 15 electoral votes for president.
Polls in recent days have shown Democrats with around a 9-point average lead on the generic congressional ballot, which asks Americans which party they'll vote for in the coming election. Under ordinary conditions, a lead that size would be more than enough to net the 24 seats Democrats need to regain ...
The Republicans, seemingly down and out after the 2006 and 2008 cycles, took over Congress and became the dominant party in state capitals for the first time since ... Our recent elections have featured closely fought contests for governor, U.S. senator, and North Carolina's 15 electoral votes for president.
The Republicans, seemingly down and out after the 2006 and 2008 cycles, took over Congress and became the dominant party in state capitals for the first time since ... Our recent elections have featured closely fought contests for governor, U.S. senator, and North Carolina's 15 electoral votes for president.
The Republicans, seemingly down and out after the 2006 and 2008 cycles, took over Congress and became the dominant party in state capitals for the first time ... Our recent elections have featured closely fought contests for governor, U.S. Senator, and North Carolina's 15 electoral votes for president.
After Democratic victories in state legislative contests in Virginia and special elections across the country — even a stunning Senate election in ... An NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll conducted earlier this month found just 43 percent of suburban residents prefer a Republican-run Congress to a ...
In this file photo, Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, center, celebrates ... in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken GOP confidence ahead of the November midterm elections.
Culberson's slow start to his reelection campaign is what GOP leaders fear most heading into the thick of the midterm elections: incumbents who haven't seen ... “Many of our members have not been in Congress during a possible 'wave' election cycle, as happened in 2006 and 2010,” added a Republican ...

WASHINGTON — The results of Tuesday's special election in western Pennsylvania offer an ominous sign for Republican hopes of defending the House ... That performance, combined with 2017 wins in Alabama, Virginia and New Jersey, and strong showings in previous special elections, all reflect the ...
Most Republicans on the Hill expect Ryan will retire from Congress if energized Democrats can flip control of the House. That would almost certainly trigger a race for ... won election to the state Assembly in 2002, then succeeded Thomas in the U.S. House in 2006. After the 2008 election, then-Minority Whip ...
Democratic voters will face choices in contests for Madison County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education Chair, plus state Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. Early voting in Madison County begins April 19, with local voters able to cast ballots at the Board of Elections office in Marshall, ...
Races to watch: IL-06 (Roskam), IL-12 (Bost), IL-13 (Davis), IL-14 (Hultgren) ... Peter Roskam, who came into Congress during the Democratic wave of 2006, may face a tight race in his Clinton-won district of Chicago's west ... RELATED: Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quickly.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. will soon decide if an emergency request to block Pennsylvania's new Congressional map should be heard by the court. ... (If Pennsylvania were to hold a separate congressional election at a later date, it would cost $20 million, elections officials said.).
DECATUR — The mass of people leaving Illinois could soon add up to another loss — one of the state's 18 seats in Congress. ... of the country, that makes Illinois one of nine states tracking to give up a seat after the 2020 census, according to a December study by Virginia-based Election Data Services.
There shouldn't be much doubt that the Democrats are riding a wave heading into November's midterm elections. ... able to sustain the same advantage in higher-turnout elections, such as in the general elections in New Jersey and Virginia, or in the special congressional election in Georgia's Sixth District.
The panelists were asked to talk about federal enforcement efforts after Congress, in 2006, reauthorized temporary provisions of the Voting Rights Act, a measure ... He and others echoed remarks that were similar to North Carolina Republicans defending their redistricting plans and election law changes.
24 for New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, along with the following statement: ... property taxes increased to cover lost casino revenue, and thousands of retirees left the state for North Carolina and Florida in search of cheaper places to live out their golden years.
That same reality has to be factored in to today's generic congressional number, because it includes huge margins for Democrats in places like California ... Even if the courts decide to finally rule out excessive partisan gerrymandering—as a federal court did recently in a North Carolina case—the Supreme ...
Two days before Saturday's rally, the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a lower court's order that would have forced the General Assembly to redraw North Carolina's congressional districts yet again. The remarkable thing about the order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit is that federal judges ...
“It is important that something pass (the House) with the majority of the majority,” said North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, the ... Trump floated another idea that is anathema to the GOP leadership though it would give them a useful tool to get things done: revival of congressional earmarks. Those are the ...
The Supreme Court on Thursday told state officials in North Carolina they don't have to redraw their congressional districts just yet. ... a special master to assist the court in drawing an alternative remedial plan and argued the court-ordered timeline would disrupt North Carolina's congressional election.
“The introduction of multiple congressional plans in addition to the 2016 plan will create mass confusion for voters and candidates right before the opening of the critical filing period,” Strach wrote. Although the Republican legislators asked that the panel make a ruling later Thursday, the court instead set a ...
This has already become a wave election year, because a record wave of departures by House chairmen already guarantees a sea change in the ... That's because more than a third of the Republicans who began this Congress with standing committee gavels in their hands, eight of the 21, will not be ...
“We got beaten like a borrowed mule in the 2006 elections largely because of the corruption that came with earmarks.” ... to cowboy poetry gatherings in Nevada, a coyote control program in West Virginia and the half million dollars allocated by Congress for the Sparta Teapot Museum in North Carolina.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal court's decision to strike down North Carolina's congressional map has cast uncertainty over the state's 2018 U.S. House races and thrust the state into a national debate ... Either way, Tuesday's court decision is expected to affect how the state picks members of Congress.
In a November memo, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the electoral arm of the House Democrats, listed 91 “targeted” Republican seats that they're actively working to flip. Of those seats, 26 are in the South, including six in Florida and four each in Texas, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican who leads the conservative Freedom Caucus. ... will fulfill a commitment by Ryan to some members of the Appropriations Committee who pushed for the limited reinstatement of earmarks when rules were set for the 115th Congress shortly after Trump's election.
A former Miss North Carolina USA who accused President Donald Trump of misconduct during the 2016 presidential election repeated her request Tuesday ... of prior misconduct or harassment, said the now-president seemed to only care about her appearance when she introduced herself to him in 2006.
“If you look at the patterns of where gains are being made and who is creating the foundation for those gains, it's the same: An energized Democratic base is linking arms with disaffected suburban voters,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, who as a member of Congress in 2006 helped Democrats win ...
Take, for instance, the case of Jon Ossoff's run for Congress in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Although Ossoff was ultimately unsuccessful, ... There was also a state Senate seat Democrats in Georgia picked up in a special election this year: Senate District 6. District 6 had been held by the GOP for ...
Miss North Carolina USA 2006 is back in the spotlight, renewing calls for President Donald Trump to be investigated for sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior. (WTVD). WTVD. By Tim Pulliam. Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Samantha Holvey, Miss North Carolina USA 2006, is back in the spotlight renewing calls for ...
Three women who previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in the years before his election are calling for Congress to ... Miss North Carolina USA 2006 Erin O'Kelley, left, from Asheville, N.C., recieves her crown from Miss North Carolina USA 2005, Samantha Holvey, SOct.
But turning that anger and enthusiasm into election victories is far from a sure thing even in a swing state like North Carolina. A recent .... The out-of-power party has gained U.S. House seats in each of the last three elections — with Democrats gaining 30 seats in 2006 under President George W. Bush and ...
Tuesday night's Republican victories extend the GOP's winning streak in high-profile congressional special elections to replace Republicans who have left Congress to serve in the Trump administration after Democrats lost recent special elections in Montana and Kansas. The outcome of any single special ...
Compounding that challenge: in past elections, improving economic news alone has not been enough to counter other strong environmental factors in midterm elections. For example, in 2006, voter opinions of the economy improved ahead of Election Day—but the contests were still considered a ...
He resigned in late July 2017 to participate in the general and presidential elections as a candidate for Representative for Grand Kru County District 2. On October 19, he was declared the winner of that election contest and currently awaits his certification and induction into office in the 54th Legislature of ...
He still relitigates last year's election, convinced that the investigation by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, into Russia's interference is a plot to ..... And as the president increasingly recognizes how much Congress controls his fate, Marc Short, the legislative affairs director, has sought to educate him ...
After John Conyers retires, his Congressional seat will remain vacant for 11 months ... Rick Snyder decided the post will be listed twice on the August primary and November general election ballots. ... Melvin Watt of North Carolina left to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and 2006, when Rep.
The goal is to educate people who may not be aware of the pending vote, and to encourage more pressure to be put on members of Congress, who can act ... I spoke to told me they were never particularly politically-involved or interested in organizing protests, but felt spurred to act after last year's election.
The special election on Tuesday for a seat to represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate has risen to national attention amid allegations of sexual misconduct by Roy Moore — and many in the LGBT community ... Jesse Helms of North Carolina, who endorsed homophobic policies during his tenure in Congress.
... the minority party. He did not for a long time wield the power he does today as Foreign Relations Committee chair and Budget Committee member. Corker was elected to the Senate during the Democratic congressional “thumpin'” of 2006, and Republicans did not retake the Senate until the 2014 election.


 

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