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Election results: Nov. 8, 2022

Full results trickling in until Nov. 12 at the earliest!

    Update Nov. 24: Alaska finaly reported their Instant Runoff results, and there are a only a few House races left to decide, plus the Georgia runoff on Dec. 6, but here's the "final" big picture, including how OnTheIssues predictions held up....
  • House: The Republicans will take a slim majority. OnTheIssues predicted a thin GOP House majority of 10-20 seats but the actual result will be much thinner than our prediction, well under a 10-seat majority.
  • Governors: The Republicans will lose a few seats. OnTheIssues predicted Democratic gubernatorial gains of 2 seats and that was right on (we predicted one race wrong in each party, for a total of 2 wrong predictions out of 36).
  • Senate: The Democrats will maintain a slim majority. OnTheIssues predicted a thin Democratic Senate majority of 2 seats but the actual result will be either a one-seat Democratic majority, or a 50-50 tie with the Democratic Vice President as the tiebreaker. The Senate is 50R-to-50D with only the Georgia runoff still undecided.
  • Election Deniers: OnTheIssues predicted no 2020 election deniers would win office, and this prediction held true, with zero wins based on an anti-democracy message in any Senate or Gubernatorial races (and in only a few statewide races like Secretary of State).

Source: See additional 2022 House coverage for newly-elected House members.


House Election prediction: Oct. 27, 2022

Republicans gain 10 to 20 seats and gain House majority

The 117th Congress (the U.S. House of Representatives from January 2021 until January 2023) had 15 special House elections. Following are the old and new members of Congress, with party affiliation marked. We list these as indicative of the electoral chances for the two parties in the November 8th election.

Unlike Senators and Governors, every member of the House is up for re-election on November 8th. Currently the House partisan balance stands at 220 Democrats to 212 Republicans, with 3 vacancies to be filled on Nov. 8. Traditionally, the party in power loses House seats in the midterm election, and this year looks no different.

OnTheIssues predicts a net gain of 10 to 20 seats for Republicans, resulting in a House partisan balance of about 227 Republicans to 208 Democrats. That means the Republicans would have a House majority, and hence would appoint Chairs of all House committees, and decide which bills come up for votes, and which pass the House.

We predict the Senate will remain a Democratic majority -- hence the two chambers will be "split", creating a challenge for passing any legislation. The traditional method to deal with a split Congress is to pass "bipartisan legislation" which both parties agree to -- that means the 118th Congress will be more moderate than the 117th Congress.

RaceElection dateIncumbentWinner (marked with for winners on Nov. 8)
Alaska At-LargeAugust 16, 2022Don Young (R, deceased 3/18/22)Mary Peltola (D)
California 22June 7, 2022Devin Nunes (R, resigned 1/1/22 for CEO job)Connie Conway (R, not running for re-election in Nov. 2022)
Florida 20January 11, 2022Alcee Hastings (D, deceased 4/6/21)Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D)
Indiana 2November 8, 2022Jackie Walorski (R, deceased 8/3/22)SPEL Nov. 8th: Rudy Yakym(R)
Louisiana 2April 24, 2021Cedric Richmond (D, resigned 1/15/21 for Biden Admin. job)Troy Carter (D)
Louisiana 5March 20, 2021Luke Letlow (R, deceased 12/29/20 as Member-elect)Julia Letlow (R)
Minnesota 1August 9, 2022Jim Hagedorn (R, deceased 2/17/22)Brad Finstad (R)
Nebraska 1June 28, 2022Jeffrey Fortenberry (R, resigned 3/31/22 upon criminal conviction)Mike Flood (R)
New Mexico 1June 1, 2021Debra Haaland (D, resigned 3/16/21 for DOI Secretary job)Melanie Ann Stansbury (D)
New York 19August 23, 2022Antonio Delgado (D, resigned for Lt. Gov. job)Pat Ryan (D; redistricted to NY-18 on Nov.8); NY-19 Nov. 8 winner: Marcus Molinaro (R)
New York 23August 23, 2022Tom Reed (R, deceased 8/23/22)Joe Sempolinski (R); Nov. 8 winner: Nicholas Langworthy (R)
Texas 6July 27, 2021Ronald Wright (R, deceased 2/7/21)Jake Ellzey (R)
Texas 34June 14, 2022Filemon Vela (D, resigned 3/31/22 for lobbyist job)Mayra Flores (R); defeated on Nov. 8 by: Vicente Gonzalez (D)
Ohio 11November 2, 2021Marcia Fudge (D, resigned 3/10/21 for HUD Secretary job)Shontel Brown (D)
Ohio 15November 2, 2021Steve Stivers (R, resigned 5/16/21 for CEO job)Mike Carey (R)

Source: See additional 2022 House coverage. (Color code: yellow=OnTheIssues-predicted party switch; pink=pundit-predicted party switch).


Governor Election prediction: Oct. 20, 2022

Democrats win 18; Republican win 18; all election deniers lose

OnTheIssues predicts 36 Gubernatoral races split 18 Democrat and 18 Republican victories (Democratic net gain of 2 seats)
The yellow-highlighted states are where we predict the Governor seat switches party. But there's no "party balance" among the nation's 50 governors, like there is among the 100 Senators, since governors are all independent of each other.

What DOES matter is the implications for future elections, if an "election denier" is elected governor. A governor who disbelieves in electoral democracy means a chaotic and potentially violent 2024 election. We predict that zero election deniers will be elected governor, because their denial turns off so many voters from voting, including their supporters who share their election denial beliefs. In other words, election deniers hurt their own electoral chances, by claiming falsely that votes don't count.

The pundits perform their polls, and in some cases predict a party turnover where we don't (highlighted in pink). The election deniers for governor include Kari Lake (AZ), Derek Schmidt (KS), Tudor Dixon (MI), Doug Mastriano (PA), and Tim Michels (WI) -- all of whom the pundits say have a chance to win -- but we don't believe those polls! Ron DeSantis (FL) has flirted with election denial, but has not crossed the line -- so we believe the polls that he will win. Many of those pundits predict victories for election deniers -- but we think their polls are wrong, because the election denial candidates "shoot themselves in the foot".

StateThe left half are states in which we predict Democratic winners (18).
(Nov. 8 winners marked in left column for correct predictions and right column for incorrect)
StateThe right half are states in which we predict Republican winners (18).
(Nov. 8 winners marked in left column for correct predictions and right column for incorrect)
AZ Katie Hobbs (Democratic challenger) Kari Lake (Republican challenger) AK Mike Dunleavy (Republican incumbent) Bill Walker (Independent challenger)
CA Gavin Newsom (Democratic incumbent) Brian Dahle (Republican challenger) AL Kay Ivey (Republican incumbent) Yolanda Flowers (Democratic challenger)
CO Jared Polis (Democratic incumbent) Heidi Ganahl (Republican challenger) AR Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Republican challenger) Chris Jones (Democratic challenger)
CT Ned Lamont (Democratic incumbent) Bob Stefanowski (Republican challenger) FL Ron DeSantis (Republican incumbent) Charlie Crist (Democratic challenger)
HI Josh Green (Democratic challenger) Duke Aiona (Republican challenger) GA Brian Kemp (Republican incumbent) Stacey Abrams (Democratic challenger)
IL J. B. Pritzker (Democratic incumbent) Darren Bailey (Republican challenger) ID Brad Little (Republican incumbent) Stephen Heidt (Democratic challenger)
KS Laura Kelly (Democratic incumbent) Derek Schmidt (Republican challenger) IA Kim Reynolds (Republican incumbent) Deidre DeJear (Democratic challenger)
MA Maura Healey (Democratic challenger) Geoff Diehl (Republican challenger) ME Paul LePage (Republican challenger) Janet Mills (Democratic incumbent)
MD Wes Moore (Democratic challenger) Dan Cox (Republican challenger) NE Jim Pillen (Republican challenger) Carol Blood (Democratic challenger)
MI Gretchen Whitmer (Democratic incumbent) Tudor Dixon (Republican challenger) NH Chris Sununu (Republican incumbent) Tom Sherman (Democratic challenger)
MN Tim Walz (DFL incumbent) Scott Jensen (Republican challenger) OH Mike DeWine (Republican incumbent) Nan Whaley (Democratic challenger)
NM Michelle Lujan Grisham (Democratic incumbent) Mark Ronchetti (Republican challenger) OK Kevin Stitt (Republican incumbent) Joy Hofmeister (Democratic challenger)
NV Steve Sisolak (Democratic incumbent) Joe Lombardo (Republican challenger) SC Henry McMaster (Republican incumbent) Joe Cunningham (Democratic challenger)
NY Kathy Hochul (Democratic incumbent) Lee Zeldin (Republican challenger) SD Kristi Noem (Republican incumbent) Jamie R. Smith (Democratic challenger)
OR Tina Kotek (Democratic challenger) Christine Drazan (Republican challenger) TN Bill Lee (Republican incumbent) Jason Martin (Democratic challenger)
PA Josh Shapiro (Democratic challenger) Doug Mastriano (Republican challenger) TX Greg Abbott (Republican incumbent) Beto O'Rourke (Democratic challenger)
RI Dan McKee (Democratic challenger) Ashley Kalus (Republican challenger) VT Phil Scott (Republican incumbent) Brenda Siegel (Democratic challenger)
WI Tony Evers (Democratic incumbent) Tim Michels (Republican challenger) WY Mark Gordon (Republican incumbent) Theresa Livingston (Democratic challenger)

Source: See additional 2022 Governor coverage.


Senate Election prediction: Oct. 8, 2022

Democrats increase majority to 52-48

With exactly one month to go before the election, OnTheIssues predicts a Senate split 52D-48R (Democratic net gain of 2 seats)
The yellow-highlighted states are where we predict the Senate seat switches party. (Pink highlights are "possible upsets according to pundits"). Since the Republicans started with more seats up for re-election this year, we're predicting that the Democrats will gain seats in the Senate, by taking over some seats currently held by Republicans. Party take-overs are notoriously difficult to predict, and we predict 6 takeovers -- 2 to the Republicans and 4 to the Democrats. It's likely that we'll only predict correctly half of those with yellow highlights -- but even in that case, the Dems will still control the Senate 51-49 or 50-50 (with Kamala Harris as the tiebreaker like she is now). Six months ago, all the pundits predicted a Republican takeover of the Senate (a net loss of at least 1 Democratic seat). The pundits are currently in a dither because they see that their early prognositication is clearly incorrect -- we don't see any net loss for the Democrats as even a remote possibility. We'll predict the House next week, where we'll predict a Republican takeover for sure....
StateThe left side are states in which we predict Democratic winners (16). StateThe right side are states in which we predict Republican winners (19).
AZ Mark Kelly (Democratic incumbent) Blake Masters (Republican challenger) AK Lisa Murkowski (Republican incumbent) Kelly Tshibaka (Republican challenger)
CA Alex Padilla (Democratic incumbent) Mark Meuser (Republican challenger) AL Katie Britt (Republican challenger) Will Boyd (Democratic challenger)
CO Michael Bennet (Democratic incumbent) Joe O'Dea (Republican challenger) AR John Boozman (Republican incumbent) Natalie James (Democratic challenger)
CT Richard Blumenthal (Democratic incumbent) Leora Levy (Republican challenger) FL Marco Rubio (Republican incumbent) Val Demings (Democratic challenger)
GA Raphael Warnock (Democratic incumbent) Herschel Walker (Republican challenger) IA Chuck Grassley (Republican incumbent) Michael Franken (Democratic challenger)
HI Brian Schatz (Democratic incumbent) Bob McDermott (Republican challenger) ID Mike Crapo (Republican incumbent) David Roth (Democratic challenger)
IL Tammy Duckworth (Democratic incumbent) Kathy Salvi (Republican challenger) IN Todd Young (Republican incumbent) Thomas McDermott Jr. (Democratic challenger)
MD Chris Van Hollen (Democratic incumbent) Chris Chaffee (Republican challenger) KS Jerry Moran (Republican incumbent) Mark Holland (Democratic challenger)
NC Cheri Beasley (Democratic challenger) Ted Budd (Republican challenger) KY Rand Paul (Republican incumbent) Charles Booker (Democratic challenger)
NY Chuck Schumer (Democratic incumbent) Joe Pinion (Republican challenger) LA John Neely Kennedy (Republican incumbent) Luke Mixon (Democratic challenger)
OH Tim Ryan (Democratic challenger) J. D. Vance (Republican challenger) MO Eric Schmitt (Republican challenger) Trudy Busch Valentine (Democratic challenger)
OR Ron Wyden (Democratic incumbent) Jo Rae Perkins (Republican challenger) ND John Hoeven (Republican incumbent) Katrina Christiansen (Democratic–NPL challenger)
PA John Fetterman (Democratic challenger) Mehmet Oz (Republican challenger) NH Don Bolduc (Republican challenger) Maggie Hassan (Democratic challenger)
VT Peter Welch (Democratic challenger) Gerald Malloy (Republican challenger) NV Adam Laxalt (Republican challenger) Catherine Cortez Masto (Democratic challenger)
WA Patty Murray (Democratic incumbent) Tiffany Smiley (Republican challenger) OK-4 Markwayne Mullin (Republican challenger) Kendra Horn (Democratic challenger)
WI Mandela Barnes (Democratic challenger) Ron Johnson (Republican incumbent) OK-6 James Lankford (Republican incumbent) Madison Horn (Democratic challenger)
The pink highlights are possible takeover or upset seats, according to New York Magazine and numerous other pundits. SC Tim Scott (Republican challenger) Krystle Matthews (Democratic challenger)
If you're wondering how we can predict 19 Republican victories yet a Democratic net gain, SD John Thune (Republican incumbent) Brian Bengs (Democratic challenger)
that's because these 35 seats are currently balanced 21 Republicans and 14 Democrats. UT Mike Lee (Republican incumbent) Evan McMullin (Independent challenger)

Source: See additional 2022 Senate coverage.


2022 VoteMatch quiz: October 3, 2022

Finalized 20 questions and candidate answers for 2022 Senate and Governor elections

    The VoteMatch quiz for 2022 is finalized for the November 8th elections:

  • 36 Senate races: 34 regular Senate contests; plus special elections in CA and OK; plus upcoming 2023 special election in NE.

  • 41 Gubernatorial races: 35 regular Governor contests; plus 3 races in 2021 (NJ, VA, and CA recall); plus 3 races in 2023 (KY, MS,and LA).

  • Presidential races: 2020 race, 2016 race, and past presidents back to the 1950s.

  • Poltiical Philosophy: Answer 20 questions for all of the above, plus you get characterized from liberal progressive to conservative populist.

Source: See additional 2022 Senate debate coverage and additional 2022 Gubernatorial debate coverage.


New England Primaries: Sept. 6-13, 2022

Senate and Gubernatorial primaries in MA, NH, and RI


Massachusetts Republican Governor primaryMassachusetts Democratic Governor primary
Rhode Island Republican Governor primaryRhode Island Democratic Governor primary
New Hampshire Republican Senate primaryNew Hampshire Democratic Senate primary
New Hampshire Republican Governor primaryNew Hampshire Democratic Governor primary

Source: See additional coverage: NH Senate - NH Governor - RI Governor - MA Governor.


Late August primaries: Aug. 13 to Aug. 23, 2022

Contests in Hawaii, Alaska, Wyoming, Florida, and Oklahoma

Five states held primary polls, with the following results:

Hawaii Republican Senate primary (Aug. 13)Hawaii Democratic Senate primary (Aug. 13)
  • 41% Bob McDermott
  • 26% Timothy Dalhouse
  • 14% Wallyn Christian
  • 10% Steven Bond
Hawaii Republican Governor primary (Aug. 13)Hawaii Democratic Governor primary (Aug. 13)
  • 52% Duke Aiona
  • 24% Jay Penn
  • 11% Gary Cordery
  • 9% Heidi Tsuneyoshi
Alaska Republican Senate primary (Aug. 16 Top-four primary)Alaska Democratic Senate primary (Aug. 16 Top-four primary)
  • 6% Patricia Chesbro
  • 1% Ivan Taylor
  • 1% Edgar Blatchford
  • 1% Sean Thorne (L)
Alaska Republican Governor primary (Aug. 16 Top-four primary)Alaska Democratic Governor primary (Aug. 16 Top-four primary)
Wyoming Republican Governor primary (Aug. 16)Wyoming Democratic Governor primary (Aug. 16)
Florida Republican Senate primary (Aug. 23)Florida Democratic Senate primary (Aug. 23)
  • 84% Val Demings
  • 6% Brian Rush
  • 6% William Sanchez
  • 4% Ricardo De La Fuente
Florida Republican Governor primary (Aug. 23)Florida Democratic Governor primary (Aug. 23)
Oklahoma Republican Senate runoff (Aug. 23)Oklahoma Democratic Senate runoff (Aug. 23)

Source: See additional Senate coverage: AK - FL - HI - OK - - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: AK - FL - HI - WY.


Seventh Super Tuesday primaries: Aug. 9, 2022

Contests in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin

Four states held primary polls, with the following results:

Connecticut Republican Senate primaryConnecticut Democratic Senate primary
Connecticut Republican Governor primaryConnecticut Democratic Governor primary
Minnesota Republican Governor primaryMinnesota Democratic Governor primary
Vermont Republican Governor primaryVermont Democratic Governor primary
  • 69% Phil Scott
  • 18% Stephen Bellows
  • 18% Myers Mermel
Vermont Republican Senate primaryVermont Democratic Senate primary
Wisconsin Republican Governor primaryWisconsin Democratic Governor primary
Wisconsin Republican Senate primaryWisconsin Democratic Senate primary

Source: See additional Senate coverage: CT - VT - WI - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: CT - MN - VT - WI.


Sixth Super Tuesday primaries: Aug. 2, 2022

Contests in Colorado, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, Utah

Five states held primary polls, with the following results:

Arizona Republican Governor primaryArizona Democratic Governor primary
Arizona Republican Senate primaryArizona Democratic Senate primary
Kansas Republican Governor primaryKansas Democratic Governor primary
Kansas Republican Senate primaryKansas Democratic Senate primary
  • 38% Mark Holland
  • 20% Paul Buskirk
  • 18% Patrick Wiesner
  • 13% Mike Andra
Michigan Republican Governor primaryMichigan Democratic Governor primary
Missouri Republican Senate primaryMissouri Democratic Senate primary
Washington Republican Senate primaryWashington Democratic Senate primary
Jungle primary - top two vote-getters advance to November election; OnTheIssues separated by party. /td>
  • 54% Patty Murray (D)
  • 1% Ravin Pierre (D)
  • 1% Mohammad Said (D)
  • 1% Pano Churchill (D)
  • 1% Henry Dennison (Socialist Workers Party)
  • 1% Bryan Solstin (D)
  • 32% Tiffany Smiley (R)
  • 3% Leon Lawson (Trump Republican Party)
  • 3% John Guenther (R)
  • 1% Dave Saulibio (JFK Republican Party)
  • 1% Bill Hirt (R)
  • 1% Naz Paul (Independent)

Source: See additional Senate coverage: AZ - KS - MO - WA - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: AZ - KS - MI.


Maryland Primaries: July 19, 2022

Senate and Gubernatorial primaries


Maryland Republican Senate primaryMaryland Democratic Senate primary
  • 21% Chris Chaffee
  • 15% Lorie Friend
  • 14% John Thormann
  • 11% Joseph Perez
  • 9% George Davis
Maryland Republican Governor primaryMaryland Democratic Governor primary

Source: See additional coverage: MD Senate - MD Governor.


Fifth Super Tuesday primaries: June 28, 2022

Contests in Colorado, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, Utah

Five states held primary polls, with the following results:

Colorado Republican Senate primaryColorado Democratic Senate primary
Colorado Republican Governor primaryColorado Democratic Governor primary
Illinois Republican Senate primaryIllinois Democratic Senate primary
  • 30% Kathy Salvi
  • 25% Peggy Hubbard
  • 13% Matthew Dubiel
  • 11% Casey Chlebek
  • 9% Bobby Piton
  • 7% Anthony Williams
  • 5% Jimmy Lee Tillman II
Illinois Republican Governor primaryIllinois Democratic Governor primary
New York Republican Senate primaryNew York Democratic Senate primary
  • 100% Chuck Schumer
  • 0% Moses Mugulusi (disqualified)
  • 0% Khaled Salem (disqualified)
New York Republican Governor primaryNew York Democratic Governor primary
Oklahoma 4-year Republican Senate primaryOklahoma 4-year Democratic Senate primary
    The Democratic primary election was canceled. Kendra Horn advanced from the special Democratic primary for U.S. Senate Oklahoma.
  • 100% Kendra Horn
Oklahoma 6-year Republican Senate primaryOklahoma 6-year Democratic Senate primary
    No candidate got a majority so a runoff will be held on August 23, 2022.
  • 37% Madison Horn
  • 17% Jason Bollinger
  • 14% Dennis Baker
  • 13% Jo Glenn
  • 12% Brandon Wade
  • 7% Arya Azma
Oklahoma Republican Governor primaryOklahoma Democratic Governor primary
  • 69% Kevin Stitt
  • 14% Joel Kintsel
  • 13% Mark Sherwood
  • 3% Moira McCabe
Utah Republican Senate primaryUtah Democratic Senate primary
  • 62% Mike Lee
  • 30% Becky Edwards
  • 8% Ally Isom
    The Democratic Party did not nominate a candidate in this race. The party instead endorsed the independent candidate at their convention.
  • 100% Evan McMullin (I)
  • 0% Austin Searle
  • 0% Allen Glines

Source: See additional Senate coverage: CO - IL - NY - OK - UT - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: CO - IL - NY - OK.


Primary elections results, Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Gubernatorial primary runoffs in Alabama

Primary runoffs this week decided winners from close primaries from May 24; the results:

Alabama Republican Senatorial primary runoffAlabama Democratic Senatorial primary
    No Republican achieved a majority on May 24, so the top two Republicans faced off in this runoff.
  • 65% Katie Britt
  • 35% Mo Brooks
  • No Democratic primary runoff was required; Will Boyd won the May 24th primary with 64%.
Alabama Republican Gubernatorial primaryAlabama Democratic Gubernatorial primary
  • No Republican primary runoff was required; Kay Ivey won the May 24th primary with 64%.
    No Democrat achieved a majority on May 24, so the top two Republicans faced off in this runoff.
  • 55% Yolanda Flowers
  • 45% Malika Sanders-Fortier

Source: See additional issue coverage of Alabama Governor race and issue coverage of Alabama Senate race.


Fourth Super Tuesday primaries: June 14, 2022

Contests in Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, and South Carolina

Four states held primary polls, with the following results:

Nevada Republican Senate primaryNevada Democratic Senate primary
Nevada Republican Governor primaryNevada Democratic Governor primary
South Carolina Republican Senate primarySouth Carolina Democratic Senate primary
    Primary was cancelled because there's only one Republican candidate
  • 100% Senator Tim Scott
    Top two advance to runoff on June 28
  • 34% Catherine Fleming Bruce
  • 33% Krystle Matthews
  • 32% Angela Geter
Maine Republican Governor primaryMaine Democratic Governor primary
North Dakota Republican Senate primaryNorth Dakota Democratic Senate primary

Source: See additional Senate coverage: ND - NV - SC - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: ME - NV - SC.


Third Super Tuesday primaries: June 7, 2022

Contests in California, Iowa, New Mexico, and South Dakota

Four states held primaries for Governor and/or United States Senate. Three additional states -- Mississippi, Montana, and New Jersey -- held primaries too, but only for House and other seats. The results of the Senate and Governor races are shown below, with links to our covered candidates.

California Senatorial jungle primary--Republican resultsCalifornia Senatorial jungle primary--Democratic results
  • 13% Mark Meuser
  • 5% Cordie Williams (R)
  • 4% Jonathan Elist (R)
  • 4% Chuck Smith (R)
  • 3% James P. Bradley
  • 3% James P. Bradley (R)
  • 1% Sarah Sun Liew (R)
A "jungle primary" means all candidates appear on a single ballot regardless of party. The top two vote-getters advance to the general election. It doesn't necesarily mean that one Democrat and one Republican advance -- but in these two races, that happened!
California Gubernatorial jungle primary--Republican resultsCalifornia Gubernatorial jungle primary--Democratic results
  • 61% Gavin Newsom

    Independent Candidate:
  • 3% Michael Shellenberger
  • 15% Brian Dahle
  • 4% Jenny Rae Le Roux (R)
  • 3% Shawn Collins (R)
  • 2% Anthony Trimino (R)
  • 1% Leo Zacky (R)
Iowa Republican Senatorial primaryIowa Democratic Senatorial primary
Massachusetts Republican Gubernatorial ConventionMassachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Convention
The State Convention determines who makes the primary ballot. The Massachusetts Republican Convention took place on May 22; one candidate advanced to the Sept. 6 primary. The Massachusetts Democratic Convention took place on June 3-4; two candidates advanced to the Sept. 6 primary.
New Mexico Republican Gubernatorial primaryNew Mexico Democratic Gubernatorial primary
New Mexico Republican Gubernatorial primaryNew Mexico Democratic Gubernatorial primary
South Dakota Republican Senatorial primarySouth Dakota Democratic Senatorial primary
  • 0% Brian Bengs

    The South Dakota Democratic Senatorial primary election was canceled because there was only one candidate.

Source: See additional Senate coverage: CA - IA - SD - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: CA - IA - MA - NM.


Second Super Tuesday primaries: May 24, 2022

Contests in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Texas

Four states held primary polls, with the following results:

Alabama Republican Senatorial primaryAlabama Democratic Senatorial primary
Alabama Republican Gubernatorial primaryAlabama Democratic Gubernatorial primary
  • Runoff scheduled for June 21 (no candidate achieved 50%)
  • 33% Yolanda Flowers
  • 33% Malika Sanders-Fortier
  • 12% Patricia Jamieson Candidate Connection
  • 9% Arthur Kennedy
  • 7% Doug Smith
  • 6% Chad Chig Martin
Arkansas Republican Senatorial primaryArkansas Democratic Senatorial primary
Arkansas Republican Gubernatorial primaryArkansas Democratic Gubernatorial primary
Georgia Republican Senatorial primaryGeorgia Democratic Senatorial primary
Georgia Republican Gubernatorial primaryGeorgia Democratic Gubernatorial primary
Texas Republican Gubernatorial primaryTexas Democratic Gubernatorial primary
  • 91% Beto O'Rourke
  • 3% Joy Diaz
  • 3% Michael Cooper
  • 1% Inocencio Barrientez
  • 1% Rich Wakeland

Source: See additional Senate coverage: AL - AR - GA - and additional Gubernatorial coverage: AL - AR - GA - TX.


Super Tuesday primaries: May 17, 2022

Contests in Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania

Five states held primary polls, with tight contests in both the Democratic and Republican primaries, with the following results:

Kentucky Republican Senate primaryKentucky Democratic Senate primary
  • 86% Rand Paul
  • 4% Val Fredrick
  • 3% Paul Hamilton
  • 3% Arnold Blankenship
  • 2% Tami Stainfield
  • 73% Charles Booker
  • 11% Joshua Blanton Sr.
  • 10% John Merrill
  • 6% Ruth Gao
Idaho Republican Senate primaryIdaho Democratic Senate primary
Idaho Republican Governor primaryIdaho Democratic Governor primary
North Carolina Republican Senatorial primaryNorth Carolina Democratic Senatorial primary
Oregon Republican Senate primaryOregon Democratic Senate primary
  • 33% Jo Rae Perkins
  • 31% Darin Harbick
  • 13% Samuel Palmer
  • 12% Jason Beebe
  • 8% Christopher Christensen
  • 2% Robert Fleming
  • 1% Ibrahim Taher
  • 90% Ron Wyden
  • 6% William Barlow
  • 4% Brent Thompson
Oregon Republican Governor primaryOregon Democratic Governor primary
Pennsylvania Republican Senate primaryPennsylvania Democratic Senate primary
Pennsylvania Republican Governor primaryPennsylvania Democratic Governor primary

Source: See additional Senate coverage: KY - ID - NC - OR - PA and additional Gubernatorial coverage: ID - OR - PA.


Primary elections results, Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Gubernatorial primary in Nebraska; House primary in West Virginia

Two states held primaries this week; the results:

Nebraska Republican Governor primaryNebraska Democratic Governor primary
West Virginia Republican House District 2 primaryWest Virginia Democratic House District 2 primary
  • 57% Barry Wendell
  • 43% Angela Dwyer

Source: See additional issue coverage of Nebraska Governor race.


Ohio elections results, Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Gubernatorial and Senatorial primaries define the field

Ohio has an early primary for both Governor and Senator, with a large field on the Republican side (but also Democratic contests). The results:

Republican Governor primaryDemocratic Governor primary
Republican Senate primaryDemocratic Senate primary

Source: See additional issue coverage of Ohio Senate race and issue coverage of Ohio Governor race.


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