Special primaries results in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, and Minnesota

No country has felt former President Donald Trump’s anger over the 2020 election more than Georgia, as he is trying to fire incumbents across the state who have confirmed President Joe Biden’s victory in the state.

Trump set his sights on Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Ravensberger in particular. In an effort to get out of Kemp, Trump backed the former senator. David Purdue — who lost his seat in the runoff to Democrat John Osoff, one of two Democrats elected to Georgia Senate seats in 2020, thus handing a majority in the Senate to the Democrats.

CBS News predicted at 8:30 p.m. ET that Kemp would win the Republican nomination, easily defeating Purdue and delivering a rebuke to Trump.

Kemp will face Democrat Stacy Abrams, whom he defeated in 2018.

“I fully support Brian Kemp in his career to beat Stacey Abrams,” Purdue told supporters in his waiver speech. “We will do everything in our power to make sure that Stacey Abrams does not take over this term.”

Georgia Foreign Minister’s Office Tweet Tuesday The country is on a “solid path” to surpassing record voter turnout for the mid-term primaries.

Secretary of State Brad Ravensberger, from Trump Request in January 2021 to “find” enough votes To overturn the results, she also runs for re-election. Trump supported the US Representative. Jodi Hayes in the race. He’s one of the House Republicans who challenged election results in Pennsylvania and Arizona on Jan. 3. 6, 2021.

CBS News predicts Hershel Walker, the former soccer player who has been endorsed by Trump, will win the Republican Party’s nomination for the current Democratic senator. Raphael Warnock. CBS News also predicted that Warnock would win the Democratic nomination.

David Purdue and Brian Kemp.

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CBS News Expected Representative. Maggiore Taylor Green will win the Republican nomination in Georgia’s 14th district, easily defeating a number of competitors.

Two Democratic candidates are facing off in Georgia’s new 7th district. re \ come back. Lucy Macpath, who defeated a Republican in 2018 in District Six, is now in the same district as the Representative. Caroline Purdue, who was the only Democrat to oust a Republican president in 2020.

Alabama and Arkansas will also hold primaries on Tuesday. Trump has announced his preferences in the Senate race for the open seat in Alabama — twice. He was the first to endorse the longtime loyalist Mo Brooks, but later dropped his endorsement in March, when Brooks was struggling at the polls. After Trump withdrew his endorsement, Brooks, who was one of the members of Congress who contested the election results, said the former president “asked me to cancel the 2020 election.”

Despite losing Trump’s support, Brooks has managed to hold out in the polls. A recent Emerson poll showed that Katie Brett (32%), currently Mon. Former Chief of Staff Richard Shelby, slightly ahead of businessmen Michael Durant (26%) and Brooks (25%).

In Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s former White House secretary, is expected to win the gubernatorial primaries, having led the group in fundraising and polling. Her father, Mike Huckabee, was the governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.

Some critical runoff is happening in Texas, which dealt with Tuesday’s shooting near San Antonio. In District 28 Texas, current Rep. Henry Cuellar faces Jessica Cisneros after Cuellar failed to get 50% of the vote in the March 1 primaries.

CBS News predicted that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton would win the Republican nomination, easily defeating Land Commissioner George B. While Paxton was mired in many scandals, Bush – the son of the former governor of Florida. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, couldn’t get over his family name.

According to an April poll by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation, 40% of Republican primary voters said they would never vote for Bush. Two-thirds of those voters said it was because he was a member of the Bush family. 41 percent said they would not vote for Bush because he is not conservative enough.

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