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Gerrymandering Power On The Line: Ballots & Boundaries (Correct)

Unresolved legal questions could fundamentally alter redistricting ground rules for decades to come.

Britt on Path to Senate After Winning Alabama GOP Nomination

Katie Britt defeated Rep. Mo Brooks and claimed the Republican Senate nomination in Alabama, putting her on a path to take the seat of her former boss, Richard Shelby.

Trump Seeks Wins in Alabama Senate, Georgia House GOP Runoffs

Republican primary runoffs in Alabama and Georgia on Tuesday will provide more tests of whether Donald Trump’s preferred candidates can advance in strongly conservative areas.

Hispanic Democrats Warn Party to Learn From South Texas Loss

Hispanic Democrats in Congress are warning that a lack of investment in outreach to Hispanic voters will cost the party more seats after Republicans flipped a Texas border district in a special election Tuesday.

Laxalt’s Senate Primary Win in Nevada Sets Up November Clash

Adam Laxalt, Nevada’s former attorney general, captured the Republican nomination for Senate on Tuesday, setting up a high-profile match with Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto that will be pivotal in determining control of the chamber.

Trump Target Rice Loses, Mace Wins in South Carolina Primaries

It was a split decision in South Carolina for two top Republican targets of former President Donald Trump, with one prevailing and one losing to a primary challenger on Tuesday.

GOP Flips First House Seat of 2022 in Texas Special Election

Mayra Flores, a Mexican-born Republican activist, defeated Democrat Dan Sanchez in Texas’ Hispanic-majority 34th District on the US-Mexico border, marking the first congressional seat to flip party control in 2022.

Republicans Target Texas Special Election for Pre-November Boost

Republicans are pushing for victory in a special election Tuesday in Texas that may provide a foretaste of party gains in the fall.

Summer Primary Calendar Serves Up Lessons for November (Podcast)

Bloomberg Government’s Kyle Trygstad and Greg Giroux discuss themes from the first 20 states to hold primaries and what they mean for the general election on the latest episode of Downballot Counts.

Trump Seeks to Sack Reps. Mace, Rice in South Carolina Primary

Donald Trump is angling to oust two House Republicans in South Carolina’s primary on Tuesday.