Biden Takes Stronger Lead in Democratic Primaries
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24 Mar
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Takes Stronger Lead in Democratic Primaries »

Chances are, you were so distracted by the coronavirus pandemic that the most recent round of primary elections–held on St. Patrick’s Day–snuck in Read more…

Women Win Big in June Primaries
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11 Jun
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Women Win Big in June Primaries »

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You may not have realized it, but June 5 was a pretty big day. Why? Because eight states held primary elections: Alabama, California, Read more…

2016 Democratic Party Primary Tracker
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27 Jul
2016
Written by David Martin

2016 Democratic Party Primary Tracker »

Click the book image to learn more about primaries in the networks textbook, United States Government: Our Democracy. The primary is the principle method used by American political parties to choose their candidates. Members of the political party select candidates to represent their party and their political views in a general election against their political [...]
2016 Republican Party Primary Tracker
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22 Jul
2016
Written by David Martin

2016 Republican Party Primary Tracker »

Click the book image to learn more about primaries in the networks textbook, United States Government: Our Democracy. The primary is the principle method used by American political parties to choose their candidates. Members of the political party select candidates to represent their party and their political views in a general election against their political [...]
The Final Stretch
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves to supporters during a presidential primary election night rally, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in New York. Julie Jacobson/AP Images. http://www.apimages.com/metadata/Index/DEM-2016-Clinton/dcd85cebee954d94a88caba96954291d/1/0
9 Jun
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

The Final Stretch »

On June 7, voters from six states went to the polls to cast their votes in the primary election. North Dakota, Montana, New Read more…

If They Can Make It There . . . New York’s Primary
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, speak to reporters after a rally on the Coney Island boardwalk in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, April 10, 2016. Photo Credit: Mary Altaffer/AP Images
15 Apr
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

If They Can Make It There . . . New York’s Primary »

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With just seventeen primaries left in the presidential nomination race, Election Central shines a light on the upcoming New York primary—who is leading, Read more…

Primaries in Two Swing States
Candidates focused on results in Florida this week; Credit: Paul Sancya/AP Images.
17 Mar
2016
Written by David Martin

Primaries in Two Swing States »

A Look at Delegates

In reading about candidate victories in various states, you may have noticed the growing tally of how many delegates Read more…

Super Tuesday Results
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2 Mar
2016
Written by David Martin

Super Tuesday Results »

Tuesday evening, citizens across the United States in both political parties cast primary  and caucus ballots. Because so many states were involved, this single day collection of primary results is traditionally called Super Tuesday. Winning big on this day, across several regions of the country can solidify a presidential hopeful's campaign and set that candidate [...]
New Hampshire Happenings
Deanne Rubinoff, left, and son Jackson, wait with other supporters for Donald Trump at a Manchester, NH rally. Credit: © David Goldman/AP Images.
10 Feb
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

New Hampshire Happenings »

Last month, Election Central laid out the differences between a caucus and a primary. Now that we’ve had the first of each Read more…

Entering 2016: Candidates Go All In (or out)
Republican Senator Ted Cruz speaks at a campaign stop in Iowa, © Nati Harnik/AP Images.
12 Jan
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

Entering 2016: Candidates Go All In (or out) »

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more media coverage of the U.S. presidential election, the volume is going to be turned Read more…

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