The Main season 2022 get ready to go out with a bang, with voters in New Hampshire and Rhode Island decide a series of fierce contests that could play a key role in determining who controls the House and Senate next year.
For more than six months, voters across the country have shares for the general election in November – a series of contests that will determine control at nearly every level of government under the presidency. Democrats are defending a narrow majority on Capitol Hill and hard-won state executive seats across the country, while Republicans are trying to regain control of Congress and block its agenda. President Joe Biden. The GOP is also positioned to elect a group of people who reject the 2020 election to key positions in the states and potentially the House and Senate.
Tonight’s important race: On Tuesday, Granite state Republicans are hoping to topple key Senate and House seats held by Democrats, but – as has been the theme throughout the year – they could see those ambitions dimmed if the parties The candidate the party considers more viable in a general election is not the choice of primary voters more closely aligned with former President Donald Trump’s politics.
It’s been a tough few months for Republicans looking to take control of the Senate in January. And Tuesday’s preliminary meeting could represent a coup.
Many Republicans worry that Don Bolduc, a retired army brigade who ran unsuccessfully for the Senate in 2020, could win the Republican Senate primaries. on Tuesday, causing a frenzy exploding external spending from Republicans looking to promote Chuck Morse, president of the state Senate and favorite of the establishment.
Bolduc has shown little ability to raise money — he made less than $600,000 as of August 24, compared with Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan’s $31.4 million — and tended to. provocatively, even to Republicans who know him well, describe him as a “Cannon.”
“He is not a serious candidate. He really isn’t,” prominent Republican Governor Chris Sununu told WGIR in August. “If he were the nominee, I’m sure we’d have a much harder time trying to win it. back that chair. So I don’t consider him a serious candidate. I don’t think most people are.”
To help Morse, Sununu confirms Morse days before the primaries and recently spoke to Trump, urging him to enter the race. Trump has yet to confirm, but some Republicans in the state were worried he would support Bolduc.
Another important race: In the Republican primaries in New Hampshire’s District 1voters will decide if it is more effective to imitate Trump’s style than to follow his policies.
Republicans Matt Mowers and Karoline Leavitt are frontrunners in the primaries. Both worked for Trump – Mowers during his 2016 campaign and in the State Department, and Leavitt in the White House press outlet – and both fit perfectly into the former’s agenda. President.
Read more about tonight’s primaries here.