There is also interest in the Fourth Congressional District, a relatively new district created following the 2010 census. Mia Love and her Democratic challenger, Salt Lake City Mayor Ben Mc Adams, have secured party nominations ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
Current polling shows the general election is too close to call.
Romney easily won his Republican primary Tuesday night against state Rep.
Mike Kennedy, and most observers consider him a lock to win November’s general election against Salt Lake County councilwoman Jenny Wilson.
The Sixth Congressional District, held by Republican Rep.
Mike Coffman, is among the top seats Democrats hope to flip during November’s midterms.
Delgado will face vulnerable Republican incumbent John Faso in November.
Winning the party’s nomination was former Oklahoma City Mayor Mike Cornett. Roger Wicker, who is expected to easily win in November. Henry Mc Master won the Republican nomination for governor, fending off a strong challenged by businessman and first-time candidate John Warren.
Two other states — Mississippi and South Carolina — held primary runoffs.
Here are four takeaways from Tuesday night’s elections: • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a first-time candidate and former Bernie Sanders volunteer, defeated 10-term incumbent Rep.
Coffman will face off in November against former Army Ranger Jason Crow, who defeated strategy consultant Levi Tillemann Tuesday night to take hom the Democratic nomination. Jared Polis (who is giving up his Second Congressional District seat) won the Democratic nomination out of a field of eight candidates that hoped to succeed centrist Democratic Gov. Polis will face Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapelton, who defeated entrepreneur Victor Mitchell to take home the Republican nomination.
More interesting than any of the political races Tuesday was a successful ballot initiative known as State Question 788 that would make it legal to cultivate, possesses and use marijuana in the state for medical purposes. Mary Fallin has indicated she will call a special session of the state legislature to deal with the issue, according to The Oklahoman.