Tudor Dixon, the party’s nominee for governor, has ground to make up in her race against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. She is hoping the former president can rally their party’s base.
Polls and interviews suggest that independents, who make up about a third of the state’s electorate, are lukewarm on the Republican’s Senate bid. More than one called him a “flip-flopper.”
A 2020 kidnapping plot against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rattled Michigan. On Friday, her Republican opponent used it as a punchline in two campaign stops.
Gov. Daniel McKee, a Democrat who took over for Gina Raimondo last year, overcame four challengers in a hard-fought primary with a focus on his pandemic leadership.
Republicans are fighting over who will take on Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire. Rhode Island and Delaware are also voting. It’s the last primary night before November.
Both candidates are under heavy scrutiny — and without a Republican challenger, whoever prevails will take over the office.
Mary Peltola, a Democrat, defeated Sarah Palin, a well-known Republican, in a special House election. But they will enter a rematch in the fall.
A touchstone of political and social discourse, the nearly 100-year-old phrase “the American dream,” is being repurposed — critics say distorted — particularly by Republicans of color.
Mary Peltola, a former state lawmaker, surprised even some of her own supporters by taking the lead over Sarah Palin for an open congressional seat.
The independent streak of Alaskan voters played a part in both races as Ms. Palin’s attempt at a political comeback could be threatened.