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Editorial Roundup: Idaho

Jun. 10, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

Recent editorials from Idaho newspapers: Just what exactly makes Bundy so unsuitable? June 9 The Lewiston Tribune The Idaho Republican Party has standards. Who knew? ...

Dems: McAuliffe win shows 'roadmap' for beating Youngkin

Jun. 09, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe outperformed his own campaign’s expectations, winning every city and county as he coasted to victory in the Democratic primary for Virginia governor, an election his party said showed persistent enthusiasm among its voters even in a post-Trump era. ...

Murphy runs on record, Ciattarelli asks are you better off?

Jun. 09, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's gubernatorial election came into focus Wednesday, with Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy defending his progressive record and Republican Jack Ciattarelli homing in on affordability and taxes. Ciattarelli emerged Tuesday as the winner in a...

Herring, Ayala win Democratic down-ballot races in Virginia

Jun. 09, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring fended off a strong primary challenge, while Del. Hala Ayala emerged from a field of six candidates to win the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in Tuesday's primary election. Herring and Ayala will...

McAuliffe wins Democratic nomination for Virginia governor

Jun. 08, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe, the energetic former Virginia governor and longtime fixture of Democratic politics, won the party’s nomination Tuesday in his quest for a second term in office. McAuliffe will go on to face GOP nominee and political newcomer...

Jack Ciattarelli wins Republican nomination for governor in New Jersey primary election

Jun. 08, 2021 21:57 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack Ciattarelli wins Republican nomination for governor in New Jersey primary election.

Terry McAuliffe wins Democratic nomination for governor in Virginia primary election

Jun. 08, 2021 19:45 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry McAuliffe wins Democratic nomination for governor in Virginia primary election.

Another lawmaker eyes GOP primary for Pennsylvania governor

Jun. 08, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state senator from southcentral Pennsylvania said Tuesday that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Republican nomination for governor in 2022. Sen. Scott Martin, R-Lancaster, joins a crowded field of declared candidates and...

Author Wes Moore announces run for governor of Maryland

Jun. 07, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Author Wes Moore announced Monday he is running for governor of Maryland. Moore, a Democrat, focused his campaign announcement on addressing inequities in the state. “Here in Maryland we have some of the nation’s most...

A guide to what's on the ballot in Virginia's primary

Jun. 07, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Democratic voters will pick their party's nominees for this year's three statewide races in Tuesday's primary election, and both parties will settle on nominations for the House of Delegates and local seats. The results, particularly in...