WASHINGTON – From the reliably blue nation’s capital to rural red Alabama, voters made choices in Tuesday’s primaries that will essentially decide the November elections – and they chose several women.
A contentious mayoral primary determined who is likely to lead Washington, D.C., which is dealing with an increase in violent crime.
An endorsement from former President Donald Trump came so late that it probably wasn’t much of a factor for the winner in a Senate race in Alabama.
Two congressional races in Virginia determined who will face Reps. Elaine Luria and Abigail Spanberger – two of the most vulnerable House races for Democrats.
Democrats are fighting incumbent Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who put up a firewall against Trump’s pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election that Joe Biden won.
Recap: DC mayor nominated for third term; Alabama Rep. endorsed then un-endorsed by Trump loses
Here are some of the most notable results:
In Alabama, Britt won because of GOP establishment – not Trump
Trump may take credit for Katie Britt’s victory in Alabama’s Senate primary runoff, but it was more of a win for the state’s Republican establishment.
Britt was chief of staff for Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., whose retirement opened the seat. She served as chief executive …read more