5 things to watch in today's Texas primary elections
5 things to watch in today's Texas primary elections
The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms
07 March, 2018, 00:23
"While we see more divisiveness at the congressional level among Republicans than among Democrats, the levels are small" (p. 18). And nearly 5 percent of Democratic turnout was from former Republican primary voters.
"Although it may not be the case that this translates to wins in November", Rottinghaus says, "it certainly means that there's more attention to the Democratic Party".
On the Democratic side, there are nine candidates on the ballot vying for the gubernatorial nomination, and three vying for the Senate nomination.
Terry County Elections Administrator Krystal Valentin reported that 684 local residents made their way to the Annex to cast a ballot in two weeks of early voting, including 625 republicans and 59 democrats.
Democratic primary turnout in the state's largest 15 counties hit 465,245 in early voting, according to the Texas secretary of state.
"We agreed on 90 percent of things", Perriello says, remembering "a respectful primary based on ideas". Now he's a central figure in midterm primaries.
James Ivory finally strikes Oscar gold - at 89
Distributor Lassaad Goubantini denounced the decision as "an attack on liberties" motivated by "the subject of the film". Merchant and Ivory were partners both romantically and professionally for 44 years, until Merchant died in 2005.
Family legacy on the line: Incumbent Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush - the son of Jeb Bush and the last Bush in political office - faces a primary challenge from former land commissioner Jerry Patterson. Northam won by 9 percentage points, while a slate of liberal nominees changed the direction of the Virginia Assembly. Early signs of such a swell in a bulwark red state could be an even more ominous sign for Republicans nationally this fall if it's borne out by Tuesday's results.
Other races on the ballot are for State Senator, a seat now held by Ted Cruz, State Representative, a seat now held by Jodey Arrington who drew no Republican opposition, the Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General are all on the ballot. One of her 30-second ads alternates between images of Trump and Wall, while a voiceover offers attributes of the two: "Successful businessman man". Still, that has to be more of a draw than renominating Abbott or Senator Ted Cruz.
Democrats fight for Dallas: The third competitive Republican-held seat in Texas' 32nd District is represented by Republican Pete Sessions.
The attack categorized Moser as a Washington insider, and cited an article in which she said she'd rather have her teeth pulled without anesthesia than live in Texas. However, more than 11,000 of those 17,000 new ballots were cast by Democrats, not Republicans.
Created in 1992, the district-largely Hispanic, and comprised of parts of Pasadena and north Houston-was originally expected to be carried by a Hispanic representative, but Green managed to beat Garcia during that first race and proceeded to hold the seat year after year from then on. While speaking with CBS News' Elaine Quijano in February, the Democratic candidate said that he felt "pretty confident." The San Antonio-border country seat could yield a runoff, as well, between Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force veteran, and Jay Hulings, a former federal prosecutor. Several longtime members of the Texas Republican House delegation are not running for re-election this year, leaving six Republican-held House seats open.
Feinstein still leads in the polls and may not be seriously threatened in California's so-called jungle primary system, which places all candidates, regardless of party, on the same first ballot, with the top two vote-getters advancing to a second round of voting. Cruz, who has nominal primary opposition himself, isn't taking the race lightly, however.
Then, the e-commerce giant removed YouTube from Amazon's Fire TV products and the Echo Show due to "lack of reciprocity". In retaliation, Nest is pulling all its products from Amazon as soon as current stock is depleted.
One of those facing charges is from Leicester, another from nearby Coventry the third from Oldham in north-west England. Three men are due in court on Monday accused of causing the explosion that killed five people in Leicester.
Federal records state Shkreli must hand over up to $7,360,450 in assets for his role in defrauding investors. Now locked up after having his bond revoked in September, he is scheduled for sentencing on Friday.
The March 5 deadline now has less urgency after the Supreme Court allowed rulings on the program to head into appeals. The program provided work permits and two-year reprieves from deportation that could be renewed.
The Kirk Cousins sweepstakes is already sizzling, even though technically teams can not talk about a contract at this time. Cousins has averaged 67% completion, 4,392 yards, 27 TDs, and 12 INTs the past three years.
Goals by Andy King and former Hammer Andre Ayew compounded issues and showcased just how poor the West Ham performance was. The home side bristled with confidence and adventure as they took full advantage of their opponents' apparent surrender.
How to watch tonight's Falcon 9 rocket takeoff
Soon after the successful deployment of the satellite, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted saying it is the 50th Falcon 9 launch already. A SpaceX drone ship with a Falcon 9 first stage which was recovered after the Formosat-5 mission, August 24, 2017.
Winter Storm Quinn: Where Is It, When Will It Hit?
WHERE.Mitchell, Floyd, Chickasaw, Fayette and Clayton Counties. "We're leaning to a 2-4" accumulation by Tuesday morning. We are now forecasting the lowest amounts in far southeastern CT where just 1"-3" of snow is likely with mostly rain.
Wilder eyes Joshua showdown, predicts Ortiz KO
Wilder will be defending his WBC title, though it might be hard for him to not look forward to a big upcoming championship payday. He calls himself "The Bronze Bomber", in proud reference to the fact that he tied for third place at the 2008 Olympics.
Black Panther lives up to the hype
Annihilation follow's last weekend's disappointing opening with a 49% decline to $5.6 million and $20.6 million after two weeks. The true stand-out character of " Black Panther ", however, is T'Challa's 16-year-old sister Shuri, played by Letitia Wright.
Clemson men earn No. 4 seed at ACC Tournament
The Blue Devils (25-6, 13-5) will tip off Thursday night. "We'll just work some execution stuff during the break", added Ashworth. The Jerry West Award finalist is fifth at Duke in career three-pointers (270) and seventh in career free-throw percentage (.834).
Delta says NRA discount was only used for 13 tickets
Deal criticized the Delta controversy as an "unbecoming squabble", but said he would sign the broader tax measure. Delta has helped make Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the busiest airport in the world.
Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead
The Boston branch of the National Weather Service (NWS) issued warming, saying, this is a life and death situation. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said he had called in the National Guard and urged caution and vigilance.
Korea has used chemical weapons
As we've explained, the only way to pressure Pyongyang is for Trump to pressure its key benefactor, China, far more substantially. There are also signs that Pyongyang intends to buy time to complete nuclear and missile programmes.
Iran calls on US, Europe to scrap nuclear arms, missiles
Le Drian should avoid adopting any negative position against Iran if Paris seeks to bolster relations with Tehran , said Velayati. The U.S. concerns about Iran's nuclear power stem from "their failures and defeats in the region", Jazayeri said.
Florida Senate to Vote On Safety Bill Monday
Scott appeared with the father of one of the victims killed in the Parkland school shooting over two weeks ago. The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would ban injecting racing greyhounds with anabolic steroids.