GOP tries to win key spot in California governor's race

JB Lacroix  Getty Images Antonio Villaraigosa attends the Human Rights Campaign's 2017

JB Lacroix Getty Images Antonio Villaraigosa attends the Human Rights Campaign's 2017

In TV ads, Bright has accused Roby of turning her back on the president. With a Republican not having won a statewide election since 2006, a Cox-Newsom showdown would heavily favor the lieutenant governor.

In Clovis, voter Ken Roach, 68, voted to get rid of Democrats. It also may send a message to future center-right candidates that if they want to win in California, they'll have to do it without an "R" after their name.

Democratic voters, undeterred by a federal corruption case U.S. Sen. He voted along party lines. Roger Wicker. In a tweet, Trump said Wicker "has done everything necessary to Make America Great Again!" Gavin Newsom came out ahead.

Democratic voters picked Menendez weeks after the Senate Ethics Committee rebuked him for accepting valuable gifts and failing to report them while using his position to advance the donor's personal business interests. The race is now rated "tilt Republican" by Inside Elections.

For Democrats, the state's unusual top-two primary system presented a risk: a multitude of candidates in some key races put Democrats at risk of splintering the vote and being shut out of key contests in November - including some Republican districts that Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton carried in 2016. Diane Feinstein, who is expected to be easily renominated for the Democrats on Tuesday.

Welcome to 2018's Super Tuesday. Under California law, Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) allows a prospective voter to register and cast a provisional ballot. "Josh Newman's political career is over because he supported the auto and gas tax hikes", said Carl DeMaio, a San Diego talk show host who helped spearhead the recall. "We are modernizing Ontario's elections in a measured and principled way to give electors and better voting experience" says Greg Essensa, Ontario's chief electoral officer.

President Donald Trump is trying to rally his supporters in California, the epicenter of Tuesday's primary voting, where Republicans face the embarrassing prospect of failing to even get a candidate into the November election for governor.

"That's unacceptable to me", he said, calling on voters to "judge [him] not on the color of my skin but on the content of my character". But a fellow Democrat, Newsom, is the clear front-runner. "I'm not going to drop out of the race", he said.

On election day, 50 per cent of the polls will have vote tabulators and e-Poll books serving 90 per cent of electors, it said.

In Montana, where polls close at 10 p.m. EDT, the Republican primary will determine who will face Democratic Sen.

Chula Vista Races - Mayor Mary Casillas Salas took a commanding early lead with 61.9 percent of the gote to Hector Raul Gastelum's 17.4 percent.

Poll workers will ask to see some form of I.D. Accepted forms are an Iowa Driver's License, new state voter card, military identification and several other types. And she had a reminder for any voter: Officials will do all they can to make sure everyone who's registered has a chance to vote.

Kevin Hall, communications director with the Iowa Secretary of State Office, said Tuesday county auditors in Black Hawk, Johnson, Linn, Polk and Winneshiek counties reported voters being texted incorrect polling locations. But Democrats, who had panicked that the recall vote would hurt their campaign to get a Democrat through the primary in the overlapping 39th Congressional District, were less anxious as the votes rolled in; Gil Cisneros, the candidate backed by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, had strengthened his second-place position as votes were counted across Orange County.

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