Published: Fri, May 11, 2018
People | By Neil Grant

1847 cast primary ballots

1847 cast primary ballots

Republicans cast 1,196 ballots in the primary for governor; and Democrats, 842. The total represents 75% of Californians who are eligible to vote, an increase from recent years.

Trump also has an uncanny ability to mobilize his base.

It is important to note that with the new Supreme Court congressional maps, some districts have changed for areas in Cumberland and Franklin counties.

Mainstream prevails in OH: A populist-oriented swing state that Trump won easily in 2016, OH could have been welcoming ground for fiery rebels on the left and the right.

"The new registration figures indicates Trump isn't all that good for the Republican brand", he said.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb also quickly backed Braun, calling him the right person to put more "Indiana in Washington". And last Saturday, Trump was in OH, long the key electoral piece for any GOP presidential hopeful.

The sole bright spot for House Republicans was seen in OH, where Jim Renacci, who has represented Ohio's 16th District since 2010, defeated Mike Gibbons, a banker from Cleveland, following an endorsement from Mr Trump.

Trump, who scored a decisive victory in OH over Hillary Clinton in 2016 after Obama carried the state twice, sent a congratulatory Tweet for DeWine, a former USA senator.

The largest number of Republicans is found in Jefferson County, the state's most populous county.

"If President Trump is willing to go out and define some of these opponents, it's extremely helpful to those campaigns", said Barry Bennett, a former Trump campaign aide. "He'll deliver the negative messages, they can deliver the positive".

Only a fifth of Ohio's registered voters cast ballots and of those, there were 20% more Republican ballots cast than Democratic ones. Joe Manchin in a general election.

Asked how Republicans can win in California, Chávez, who hopes to succeed Rep. Darrell Issa, who is not running again, said: Know your race. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Jon Donnelly of IN and Claire McCaskill of Missouri are all expected to run very close races IN their respective states.

"Ohio Republicans came out in force yesterday to register their displeasure with Sherrod Brown and his record of putting far-left politics ahead of the interests of his constituents", National Republican Senate Committee Spokesman Bob Salera said in a news release. There were 1,295 ballots cast in the Democrat primary for governor; and 822 in the Republican primary. Voters also are divided nearly evenly over whether the country would be better off with the Democrats in control of Congress (31%) or with the GOP in charge (30%). That includes 7,659 votes during early voting and 12,062 on Tuesday, according to data provided by the Pitt County Board of Elections. Seventy-four percent said that, were midterm election held today, they would vote for the Republican Party candidate.

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