Primary elections

June 13, 2018 - 12:39 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's primaries in congressional races (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Businessman Brandon Brown and accountant Doris Lee Turner will meet in a runoff to determine the Democratic nominee for the 4th Congressional District in South Carolina. The two beat...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2011 file photo, congressional candidate Sharron Angle, right, sings during a rally by tea party supporters in Las Vegas. Angle was trying Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson,File)
June 13, 2018 - 12:01 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republican Rep. Mark Amodei fended off a primary challenge from tea party favorite Sharron Angle Tuesday, while former Rep. Steven Horsford and Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee won Democratic primaries for two Democrat-held congressional seats in southern Nevada that will...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-election battle - thanks to President Donald Trump - but instead is a contentious Democratic race for governor. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 12, 2018 - 11:02 pm
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 11 p.m. Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate. Heller defeated four others in the Republican primary on Tuesday. He was able to cruise through his primary race after...
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Clark County Commission member and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Giunchigliani votes in a primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 12, 2018 - 9:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters were deciding a competitive Democratic primary race for governor Tuesday, a contest that became the state's most closely watched after President Donald Trump helped clear a path to the GOP nomination for vulnerable Sen. Dean Heller. Heller, the only GOP senator...
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South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, embraces one of her supporters as she goes to vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville, S.C. There was a group of Arrington supporters around the area holding signs and cheering for the candidate. (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 8:59 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's primaries (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Longtime state Rep. James Smith has won the Democratic nomination in South Carolina's gubernatorial race. Smith defeated Charleston consultant Phil Noble and Florence attorney Marguerite Willis in Tuesday's...
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In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Clarke Tucker talks to supporters after winning the District 2 U.S. House Democratic primary at Cotham's in the City in Little Rock. Democrats typically aren’t embracing their most liberal options in House districts that’ll determine which party controls Congress after the November midterms, but candidates will test how liberal the party can go and still win among GOP-leaning voters. (Thomas Metthe/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 3:13 pm
A single-payer health care advocate in South Texas. A gun restriction supporter in Dallas. Cheerleaders in Arkansas and Iowa for public option health care. Weeks into the primary season, with five more states voting Tuesday, Democrats' midterm class is shaping up to test what liberal messages the...
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June 11, 2018 - 9:45 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gubernatorial candidates are making their final push to voters in the closing hours before South Carolina's primary elections. Gov. Henry McMaster and his four Republican challengers are in their last full day of campaigning before Tuesday's primary. McMaster and former state...
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Republicans Catherine Templeton, John Warren and Gov. Henry McMaster participate in a gubernatorial primary debate at the University of South Carolina Tuesday June 5, 2018 in Columbia, S.C. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 09, 2018 - 4:49 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican primary for governor in South Carolina (all times local): 4:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is endorsing South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster in Tuesday's Republican primary. The nod from Trump is no surprise as McMaster is facing four...
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June 09, 2018 - 10:05 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Just two of South Carolina's six U.S. House incumbents running for re-election are facing challengers in Tuesday's primary. U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford faces a challenge from state Rep. Katie Arrington in the 1st District and incumbent Tom Rice is being challenged in the 7th...
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Republicans Catherine Templeton, John Warren and Gov. Henry McMaster participate in a gubernatorial primary debate at the University of South Carolina Tuesday June 5, 2018 in Columbia, S.C. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — He's been in office more than a year, but South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster isn't being treated with the deference typically granted to incumbents. Elevated to the state's top job last year, McMaster is facing four challengers in Tuesday's Republican primary. He's seeking his...
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