Latest House elections News

Ilhan Omar faces centrist rival; open House seat in Vermont

Aug. 09, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the biggest stars of the left, is facing a centrist challenger in her Minnesota congressional primary on Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats will choose a nominee for an open House seat who will likely make history as the first woman representing the state...

Trump House pick overtakes Rep. who voted for impeachment

Aug. 08, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Joe Kent, who challenged incumbent Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler over her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, has taken a narrow lead in the race for the second spot in Washington state’s top two primary. Under the state's...

Senate Democrats push Biden's health, climate bill to passage in stunning election-year turnaround; House to vote next

Aug. 07, 2022 15:21 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats push Biden's health, climate bill to passage in stunning election-year turnaround; House to vote next.

Former Miss America Cara Mund plans to run for Congress

Aug. 07, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Cara Mund, a former Miss America who gained attention by criticizing the organization near the end of her reign in 2018, plans to run for Congress in North Dakota as an independent. Mund announced her candidacy Saturday and said she would start gathering the...

Progressive and centrist Dems battle for Vermont House seat

Aug. 06, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Molly Gray and Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint are the leading candidates in a Democratic U.S. House primary that could make either of them the first female member of Vermont’s congressional delegation. Gray has the backing of the centrist...

GOP Rep who voted to impeach advances in Washington primary

Aug. 05, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse, who voted to impeach Donald Trump, advanced Friday to the general election following days of vote counts in Washington state's primary, but fellow Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler saw her advantage against an opponent endorsed by Trump...

Democrat Doug White advances to November general election in Washington's 4th Congressional District.

Aug. 05, 2022 20:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Doug White advances to November general election in Washington's 4th Congressional District.

Republican Dan Newhouse advances to November general election in Washington's 4th Congressional District.

Aug. 05, 2022 20:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Dan Newhouse advances to November general election in Washington's 4th Congressional District.

Republican Matt Larkin advances to November general election in Washington's 8th Congressional District.

Aug. 05, 2022 19:33 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Matt Larkin advances to November general election in Washington's 8th Congressional District.

Labor Party argues whether to put candidates on SC ballot

Aug. 05, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina election officials are putting the names of Labor Party candidates for governor and U.S. House on November's ballots despite a request from one of the party's leaders to keep them off. One co-chair of the Labor Party sent a letter to the South...