Some 2018 Primaries: Interesting Results
Election season for the 2018 Primaries are well past the mid-way point and have some surprising possibilities for some states.
Michigan’s outgoing Republican Governor Rick Snyder could be replaced by Democrat Gretchen Witmer for example.
captured the Democratic nomination for governor and will face off against the state’s Republican attorney general, Bill Schuette, in a race that looms as a pivotal test of whether Democrats can reclaim power in a state President Trump won two years ago.nytimes.com
Good news for Republicans in Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat race
Republican businessman and Veteran John James won the Republican Party’s nomination in Tuesday’s primaries. James will face Democrat career politician Debbie Stabenow in November. jn14 is betting on James to shake things up and add a foil to the state’s 17 year Democrat lock on Senate seats. The last Republican to hold a U.S. Senate seat was Spence Abraham from January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2001. He lost to Debbie Stabenow.
Ohio’s 12th District to recount?
Ohio is sharing the drama with Michigan; the 12th district results likely will require a recount. Troy Balderson, a Republican and Danny O’Connor are separated by the slimist of margins. 50.2% for Balderson vs. 49.3% for O’Connor; a 0.9% separation.
still too close to call, with 3,435 provisional ballots that have yet to be counted. Ohio law calls for an automatic recount if the two candidates are ultimately separated by less than half a percentage point.
Maggie Astor |nytimes.com
What will 2020 hold and will the 2018 Mid-terms change or predict anything?
Let us remeber the 2016 Presidential Results.
The slimmest of margins separated President Trump from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Clinton appearing to have the upper hand. However; Trump’s populist appeal and YUGE campaign rallies won him the Presidency. We, the People will do well to remember that.
See you in November. Well maybe sooner…