Factbox-Three key races in South Carolina, Nevada midterm primaries
By Jason Lange WASHINGTON - Voters in South Carolina and Nevada will pick candidates for the U.S. Congress and other offices in primaries on Tuesday, testing former President Donald Trump's power over the Republican Party ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm elections. Maine and North Dakota also hold nomination contests. Here are three key races to watch: SOUTH CAROLINA'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL
5 things to watch Tuesday in primaries in South Carolina, Nevada, Maine and more
Two South Carolina Republicans will attempt to hold on to their seats in primaries Tuesday after breaking with former President Donald Trump over his lies about the 2020 election and his role in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol.
What to watch Tuesday in primaries and Texas’ special election
Republicans are pouring cash into a Texas congressional district they hope to flip in a special election on Tuesday, while candidates in South Carolina, Nevada, Maine and North Dakota face off in primaries that will test former President Donald Trump’s influence on the GOP.
Joseph Lombardo, backed by Trump, wins Nevada’s G.O.P. primary for governor.
Mr. Lombardo, the sheriff of the Las Vegas area, will face Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, in what is expected to be one of the most competitive governor’s races in the country.