Primary Results Recap
Former Congressman Steven Horsfordwon his Democratic primary on Tuesday night in his bid to represent Nevada’s 4th Congressional District. He will faceoff with Republican Cresent Hardy -- for the second time. Horsford lost his seat to Hardy in 2014 who then lost his seat to Congressman Rubén Kihuen (D-NV) in 2016. Kihuen is not seeking re-election. Horsford wasted no time drawing battle lines against his familiar opponent. "This November, Nevadans will have a choice between decency, civility, and solutions or an NRA-endorsed shill for Donald Trump. We cannot afford a congressman who voted against common sense background checks to stop criminals, the mentally ill and suspected terrorists from obtaining deadly weapons; who has advocated for raising the retirement age to 75; and who has voted to strip health care away from millions of Americans,” he said. "I’m running to represent Nevadans, not just as a check on this out of control White House, but as a tireless advocate who will find solutions for all of us." Also of note, Nevada Senate Majority Leader Aaron Fordclaimed victory in the Democratic primary in his bid to be Nevada’s next Attorney General. He will face former Assistant State Attorney General Wes Duncan in November. In South Carolina, Democrats State Rep. Robert Williams and Mal Hyman have advanced to a runoff for the Democratic nomination for the 7th Congressional District in South Carolina. The winner of the June 26th runoff will face Republican Tom Rice. Of note, Williams is also running to keep his seat at the Statehouse from the area around Darlington. And in the 4th Congressional District, Democrats businessman Brandon Brown and accountant Doris Lee Turner will also meet in a runoff to determine which of the two will face Republican Lee Bright. In Virginia’s First Congressional District, a strategic analyst for a federal contractor and mother of six, Vangie Williams has won the Democratic primary. The political newcomer will run against Republican incumbent Rob Wittman in November. More primary election results here.