Trump’s Candidates Win Primaries in Pennsylvania and Nebraska


Meanwhile, in Nebraska, Deb Fischer is now a strong favorite to win re-election in Nebraska. Her opponent will be Jane Raybould, Lincoln City Councilwoman. Trump encouraged people from Nebraska to vote for Deb Fischer in a tweet early Tuesday.

Women in Redrawn Districts

Pennsylvania could break their male-only U.S. House delegation. They currently have 18 members. They could send three women next year.

Madeleine Dean and Mary Gay Scanlon both won their Democratic primaries on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. Chrissy Houlahan is yet another Democratic nominee for a different seat in Philadelphia. Many expect her to win in November.

Saccone’s Second Loss

Rick Saccone, a Republican from Pennsylvania, lost the Republican primary election for the House. He also lost a special election two months ago to Conor Lamb, a Democrat, for a seat in Congress.

Questions from the American People:

  1. How much do Presidential endorsements help or hurt campaigning candidates?
  2. Is it ethical for executive officials to endorse legislative officials?
  3. How much does an endorsement affect a candidates’ platform? How much does it affect their job performance once they take office?