Republican primary

DOVER, Del. | The Latest: Walker wins Delaware GOP House primary race

DOVER, Del.  — The Latest on Delaware’s primary election (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Scott Walker, a business owner and landlord who ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Democrat two years ago, has won the Republican primary for Delaware’s lone U.S. House seat. The 67-year-old Walker defeated actor and retired railroad industry worker Lee Murphy … Continue reading DOVER, Del. | The Latest: Walker wins Delaware GOP House primary race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Sinema wins Ariz. Democratic primary for Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The Latest on primaries in Arizona and Florida and a runoff election in Oklahoma (all times local): 11:43 p.m. Congresswoman Martha McSally has won the Republican primary for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat. She defeated former state Sen. Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Tuesday’s primary. McSally is an … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Sinema wins Ariz. Democratic primary for Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump-backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP primary for governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — With the backing of President Donald Trump and more than 100 appearances on Fox News under his belt, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis sailed to victory in Florida’s Republican primary for governor Tuesday, defeating a longtime favorite of the GOP establishment with a campaign based largely around the president. DeSantis beat out Agriculture … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump-backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP primary for governor

What to watch during elections in Florida, Arizona, Oklahoma

Voters in Arizona, Florida and Oklahoma head to the polls in the final multistate elections of the 2018 primary season. They offer another test of President Donald Trump’s imprint on the Republican Party. But the races, especially in Arizona, will take on special meaning following the death of Sen. John McCain, which has spurred a … Continue reading What to watch during elections in Florida, Arizona, Oklahoma

CHEYENNE, Wyo. | Wyoming rebuffs Trump, picks native son in GOP governor race

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  — President Donald Trump tried his best to appeal to coal country but, amid a truckload of bad political news, the top coal-producing state didn’t love him back. Instead, Wyoming voters chose Secretary of State Mark Gordon, a rancher who grew up at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, over political mega-donor Foster … Continue reading CHEYENNE, Wyo. | Wyoming rebuffs Trump, picks native son in GOP governor race

ST. PAUL, Minn. | Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty’s comeback bid

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who once called Donald Trump “unhinged and unfit for the presidency,” lost to a lesser-known county official in the Republican primary, prematurely ending a bid to win back his old job. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, who won his party’s endorsement but still was considered an … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn. | Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty’s comeback bid