The final primaries of the 2022 election cycle were held on Tuesday as voters in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware turned out to vote.
Poole reports that President Joe Biden flew to Delaware on Tuesday afternoon to vote. He’s the only race in dispute in Delaware—the State Auditor. Incumbent Kathleen K. McGuinness will face Lydia York, the first challenger in the race for the Democratic nomination. McGuinness was convicted in July of three misdemeanor counts of public corruption related to his daughter’s employment, a judge later convicting one.
But all eyes were on New Hampshire.He will face incumbent Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan. The Republican primary centers around his two candidates, New Hampshire Senate Speaker Chuck Morse and veteran Don Bolduc.
Sununu announced earlier this year that he would not run for the Senate.
Bolduc was the frontrunner in the race, leading by more than 20 points in a University of New Hampshire poll released in late August.
Democratic Senate Majority PAC has spent millions on broadcasting advertisement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has been critical of Morse, calling him “another sleazy politician”, is trying to “go all-in” for Morse.
On the other side is Connection with McConnellThe White Mountain PAC spent millions on advertising to beat Bolduc, according to New Hampshire’s Union Leader. The Republican Senate Leadership Fund is also active in the campaign, but the focus is on the November general election. The group has put his $23 million into advertising against Hassan, with the first airing on opening day.
Former governor Hassan was first elected in 2016, wresting the seat from Republican Senator Kerry Ayot. Hillary Clinton won the state by just over a point in his 2016, Trump aggressively targeted the state in his 2020, but the state won Biden in his 2020. 7 points difference.
In New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district, CBS News reports that Caroline Leavitt won the Republican nomination, winning Democratic incumbent Chris Pappas. Levitt, a 25-year-old former Trump aide, is backed by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Matt Mauers, and Gail Huff, wife of former moderate Republican Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts. Faced with Brown. by vote.
In Rhode Island’s District 2, CBS News’ project Seth Magaziner won the Democratic nomination. He will face Republican Alan Fong, former mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island. Incumbent Democrat Jim Langevin is retiring.
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/primary-results-new-hampshire-rhode-island-delaware-midterms-tonight-2022-09-13/ New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Delaware