Alaska vote tests Trump’s influence, Palin’s bid and a new election system
Two simultaneous elections will be held Tuesday — with voters casting ballots under unusual new conditions.
Liz Cheney’s political life is likely ending — and just beginning
Cheney has fielded questions about her ambitions since first taking office, but the intensity ramped up after this summer’s blockbuster hearings, in which she has served as vice chair of the House select committee investigating the ex-president’s role in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Election deniers march toward power in key 2024 battlegrounds
GOP nominees who dispute the 2020 results could be positioned to play a critical role in the next presidential election
Green, Aiona win party nominations in Hawaii’s race for governor
Term limits and a surprise retirement set the stage for Saturday’s intraparty contests.
Michigan plot to breach voting machines points to a national pattern
A state inquiry found evidence of a conspiracy that has echoes elsewhere in the country.
Fetterman returns to the campaign trail three months after stroke
Hanging over his first public in-person campaign event was a single question: How would the lingering effects of the stroke hinder his ability to wage a winning campaign?
Google gets green light to exempt campaign emails from spam detection
Federal election officials found a pilot program would not violate campaign finance law.
Trump’s endorsements in the 2022 Republican primaries
The races present a real-time test of whether Trump’s influence on Republican voters is waning nearly two years after he lost the presidency.
Post-Roe special elections show potentially encouraging signs for Democrats
The result in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District caught the attention of strategists and analysts looking for clues about the mood of the electorate.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who voted to impeach Trump, loses in primary
She is one of three pro-impeachment Republicans to be defeated this cycle.
Q&A with Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin’s Democratic nominee for Senate
Democratic Senate nominee Mandela Barnes speaking late last month on why he ran for office, who inspires him and what he learned from his 2016 electoral loss.
Democrats more hopeful in midterms — but brace for GOP spending surge
With primaries nearing the end, the stage is set for a nail-biter of a campaign for control of Congress.
Republicans hold Minnesota House seat as Finstad wins special election
Republican Brad Finstad, a former state lawmaker, has won the special election for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, defeating Democrat Jeff Ettinger in a closely watched race.
Trump-backed Michels wins in Wis.; Omar survives close primary in Minn.
The GOP primary in Wisconsin and Democratic race in Minnesota were among several Tuesday contests in four states highlighting internal divisions
Rep. Ilhan Omar survives close primary after campaign focused on policing
Omar’s close call came after her critics in the party mobilized against her, arguing that her opponent, who had campaigned against a 2021 ballot measure that would have disbanded and replaced the Minneapolis Police Department, would better represent the heavily Democratic district.
Connecticut primary elections results
Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Connecticut primary elections from The Washington Post.
Vermont primary elections results
Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Vermont primary elections from The Washington Post.
Wisconsin primary elections results
Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Wisconsin primary elections from The Washington Post.
Minnesota primary elections results
Live-updating results, maps and analysis of the 2022 Minnesota special and primary elections from The Washington Post.
State supreme courts could soon decide on abortion, raising stakes of their midterm races
State court races have taken on new prominence after the Dobbs ruling. Candidates say voters are showing enthusiasm they have never seen before.