U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan handily won a primary election for his congressional seat on Tuesday, a contest overshadowed by presidential candidate Donald Trump’s brief refusal last week to endorse his fellow Republican.
Primary elections to recall state senators–the largest campaign in history, driven mostly by Labor and Democratic activists angry at Governor Scott Walker’s destruction of collective-bargaining–are just the first step in wrestling control of the state government back from the right. They start today: In the balloting on Tuesday, residents in some parts of the state […]
The first public hearing on Florida redistricting will be Monday, but the Redistricting Committee is not scheduled to begin drawing new district maps until January of next year. This has some in the state worried that they will finish redistricting in time for the 2012 primary elections. Under the current schedule, they said, final approval […]