STATES

Here Are The States That Have Postponed Their Primaries Due to The Pandemic

Multiple states have postponed their primaries due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has significantly altered the daily lives of Americans. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday recommended that no gatherings with 50 people or more take place for the next eight weeks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The […]

PENNSYLVANIA

GOP Wins 3 Special Pennsylvania House Races, Including A ‘Hillary District’

Republicans in Pennsylvania gave President Trump and the national party a shot in the arm Tuesday, delivering three special state House elections to the GOP, including one district won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. While all three seats had been held by Republicans, the 18th District seat in Bucks County was expected to turn Democrat […]

ARIZONA

Biden Wins Arizona Primary, Piles up Delegates

Joe Biden will win the Arizona Democratic primary, NBC News projected Tuesday, marking another win for the former vice president. Biden was widely anticipated to walk away from the primary with the bulk of Arizona’s 67 pledged delegates. His blowout performance on Super Tuesday earlier this month quashed Sanders’ momentum and gave Biden a lead […]

BIDEN

BREAKING: Joe Biden Wins Illinois Democratic Primary, in Another Blow to Bernie Sanders

Joe Biden will win the Illinois Democratic primary, NBC News projected Tuesday, notching another key win as the coronavirus pandemic drowns out the 2020 race. The former vice president will extend a commanding run in contests against Sen. Bernie Sanders after an easy victory in Florida earlier in the night. With a big delegate haul […]

PRESIDENTIAL

Biden Wins Florida Democratic Presidential Primary

The Associated Press and CNN have projected Joe Biden as the winner of the Florida Democratic Presidential Primary. With 61% of precincts reporting, Biden had 871,424 votes. His top rival in the race, Sen. Bernie Sanders, amassed 323,438 votes. Joe Biden easily won the Florida primary on Tuesday, building on a remarkable surge as he […]

MARYLAND

Maryland Postpones April 28 Primary Election Over Pandemic

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that he was postponing the state’s primaries, originally scheduled for late April, to June 2 as the country grapples with the spread of the coronavirus. Maryland is now the fifth state to move its primaries, joining Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio, which saw its primary originally scheduled for today pushed […]

PRIMARIES

Douglas: Ohio Voting Postponed But Other Primaries Today Go on Despite Coronavirus Risks

It is time to delay Tuesday’s Democratic primaries. I do not say that lightly. It would create chaos and confusion. Yet the chaos and confusion of running the election during the coronavirus national emergency — without the ability of all voters to mail in a ballot — could be much starker. Voters in Arizona, Florida […]

HEALTH

UPDATE: Ohio Health Chief to Order Polls Closed Ahead of Primary Amid Coronavirus

Ohio’s top health official plans to order the polls closed hours before voters were supposed to cast ballots in the state’s presidential primary. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the decision late Monday after a judge had ruled against his request that in-person voting be delayed in an effort to avoid crowding at polling places. “During this […]

JUDGE

BREAKING: Judge Rejects Ohio’s Bid to Delay Primary Until June

An Ohio judge denied a late push by the state’s governor, its top election official and voters to delay Tuesday’s primary amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced earlier Monday that the state would support a lawsuit to delay voting. “We can’t tell people it’s in their best interest to stay home and […]

KENTUCKY

Governor Beshear Delays Kentucky Primary Until June Because of Pandemic

Gov. Andy Beshear is delaying Kentucky’s primary election, which was supposed to be held May 19, because of the coronavirus pandemic. The primary will be pushed back to June 23, as requested by Secretary of State Michael Adams. On Monday, he sent Beshear a letter formally recommending that he issue an executive order delaying the […]