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Midterm Elections 2022

See the latest news and polls for the midterm elections.

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Far-right mayor wins GOP primary for U.S. House seat in Nashville

Republicans hope to flip the district, which was reconfigured, prompting incumbent Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper to announce his retirement.
Andy Ogles
Andy Ogles

Recount confirms that indicted Colorado clerk Tina Peters lost election

Peters demanded a recount after losing her primary and baselessly alleging fraud. She raised more than $250,000 to cover the cost of the recount.
Tina Peters
Tina Peters

GOP eyes Nashville seat for flip; Dems vie to face governor

Redrawn congressional districts helped put Tennessee among the states where Republicans hope to flip a seat in a push to reclaim control of the U.S. House.
Image: JB Smiley Jr.
Image: JB Smiley Jr.

'Liberal' Mark Kelly and 'dangerous' Blake Masters: Arizona's key Senate showdown is quickly heating up

As Kelly’s campaign describes the Trump-backed GOP nominee as fringe, Masters’ strategy is to tie Kelly to an unpopular President Joe Biden and undercut his image as a moderate.
Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz.; Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters.
Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz.; Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters.

'The 800-pound gorilla': Trump boosts endorsement record with Arizona and Michigan wins

Since leaving office last year, 188 candidates backed by the former president have won primaries, 14 have lost and two dropped out or were disqualified before Election Day.
President Trump Holds Rally For Arizona GOP Candidates
President Trump Holds Rally For Arizona GOP Candidates

Primaries in key swing states test Trump's influence, endurance of false 2020 claims

Crucial GOP contests in Arizona and Michigan featured candidates who have embraced Trump's stolen election lie. Meanwhile, Kansas voters overwhelmingly supported keeping protections for abortion rights enshrined in the state Constitution.
Image: Candidate For Arizona Governor Karrin Taylor Robson Campaigns In Scottsdale
Image: Candidate For Arizona Governor Karrin Taylor Robson Campaigns In Scottsdale

Election denier Mark Finchem wins Arizona GOP secretary of state primary, NBC News projects

Finchem, who continues to falsely claim that President Joe Biden did not win the 2020 election in the crucial swing state, is now a step closer to being its top elections official.
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Blake Masters wins Arizona's GOP primary for Senate, will take on Democrat Mark Kelly

Masters, who had touted his endorsement from former President Donald Trump, led the race early Wednesday with more than three-quarters of the vote in.
Image: Blake Masters
Image: Blake Masters

Rusty Bowers, a Jan. 6 committee star witness, loses GOP primary in Arizona

Rusty Bowers, the Arizona House speaker, lost a bid for state Senate to a Trump-backed opponent Tuesday. He told NBC News last month it would take "a miracle" to win.
Rusty Bowers, Arizona House speaker, partakes in a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol on June 21, 2022.
Rusty Bowers, Arizona House speaker, partakes in a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol on June 21, 2022.

Eric Schmitt wins GOP primary for Senate in Missouri, defeating former Gov. Greitens

Schmitt, the state's attorney general, will face Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine, a nurse and heir to the Anheuser-Busch beer fortune, in November.
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