Tuesday brings an action-packed evening of elections as 5 states are holding downballot primaries, and we’ll be liveblogging the outcomes. Because of the coronavirus, many citizens are selecting to vote by mail, and each state has different deadlines for the return of mail ballots. Consequently, we could not know the ultimate outcomes for some races for a number of days or extra.
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 · 12:06:40 AM +00:00
The primary major evening after a short summer season trip is an enormous one, with 5 states on the docket. Polls have closed within the majority of precincts in three of these states: Kansas, Missouri, and Michigan. Due to nefarious machinations by the state GOP, we’ll most likely not have an excessive amount of out of Michigan tonight, as a result of county officers are forbidden (courtesy of the GOP) from processing mail ballots in any manner till the polls have closed. However we must always hope to see some tangible outcomes from Kansas (the place the GOP Senate major is the marquee matchup) and Missouri (the place a scorching major in MO-01 leads the cardboard) reasonably quickly.