Trump Makes Last-Minute Endorsement Against Mark Sanford

Aiken voters head to the polls today

On the Republican side, state Attorney General Adam Laxalt is expected to win. But this year, Democrats are poised to finally make that jump.

Democrats hope voter dissatisfaction with President Trump in a state that has been trending blue will help them flip several seats held by Republicans.

Polling is also close in matchups for two other top statewide offices: attorney general and secretary of state.

In the Second Congressional District, incumbent Republican Rep. Scott Taylor will face the victor of the Democratic primary between former U.S. Navy commander Elaine Luria and schoolteacher Karen Mallard.

Sanford is one of Trump's most vocal GOP critics, and has publicly slammed his behavior and policies, including his travel ban, which he says "fanned the flames of intolerance".

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If you haven't registered to vote, it will be too late to vote in the primary, but you still have until October 15 to be able to vote in the November general election. Heidi Heitkamp, at the 2018 North Dakota Republican Party Convention in Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S. April 7, 2018. They say with more women candidates this year, issues important to women will be major factors. Vying to defeat her in November are four Democrats who are facing off Tuesday - state Sen.

It is a different story in western counties, where voters must choose between a Republican and Democratic ballot.

In the 1st District, three Democrats - Vangie Williams, John B. Suddarth and Edwin Santana Jr. - are running to take on Republican incumbent Rob Wittman. He's a self-described inspirational speaker who has lambasted Comstock for criticizing Trump after the release of his "Access Hollywood" tape, opposing his efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and opposing the administration's proposed ban on transgender people in the military.

"This is about a president who presents a grave danger to our democracy", he told ABC News. "The older people are ruling the country because the young people don't vote", said Mr. Berumen, a fast-food worker who recently moved here from California.

Democrats have already nominated Leslie Cockburn at a party convention in the fifth district, which leans Republican but is losing incumbent GOP Representative Tom Garrett, who cited a drinking problem in his decision not to run again.

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Interesting local races include a Democratic primary, between Matt de Ferranti (see my endorsement here) and Chanda Choun, in Arlington for County Board. Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats after the midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House.

Virginia's 2018 primary election is this Tuesday, June 12.

Candidates running in the Democratic primary for the Virginia 10th Congressional District seat participate in a candidates forum, February 17, 2018, at James Wood Middle School in Winchester, Va.

Also worth considering? There are 458,278 more registered voters in the Palmetto State than there were eight years ago, which means we could be looking at historically low turnout on Tuesday.

"I'm prepared to make that vote but I'm not prepared to make a vote on something I haven't read", she said.

Kim Jong Un commits to ‘complete denuclearization’ after meeting with Trump
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