The election is seen as a key indicator ahead of November's mid-terms.
It's election day, as voters in Ohio's 12th District decide the final congressional contest before November's national midterms. One nationally watched central OH race could swell Democratic enthusiasm or dash it upon the rocks. "A very special and important race!" he said in a second tweet. He was a lackluster fundraiser and avoided the press even to point of shunning friendly outlets like Fox News.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Balderson had a 1,754-vote lead over O'Connor, with more than 202,000 votes cast. MSNBC's Steve Kornacki reports that 3,435 provisional ballots were cast, but the OH secretary of state's website says such ballots aren't touched until at least 10 days after an election.
"We're not stopping now".
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The BBC correspondent in Washington says even if the Democrats lose the seat, they can claim a moral victory in OH, and will point to the results as further evidence that they are poised for success in November. The race is a test of voter sentiment before the general election in November, when Balderson and O'Connor will battle again for the full two-year term.
Trump won the district by 11 percentage points in the White House race in 2016 and Republican Pat Tiberi won re-election to the House by a whopping 37 percentage points. And it's worth remembering that while Democrats ground out wins in a number of hard-fought special elections in 2010, they lost 63 seats that fall. Debbie Stabenow will take on military veteran and business executive John James, who won the Republican nomination. The New York Times says it appears Mr Trump's pick, the hard-right Kris Kobach, may have upset incumbent Jeff Colyer.
Cook writes Democrats likely don't need to win the 1st District - or any of the others in "blue tsunami" territory - to take back control of the House of Representatives.
Schuette will face Michigan Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer in November, who claimed the nomination in one of Democrats' top pick-up opportunities this fall.
At least 168 have been nominated, with possibly more to come.
MI - another key battleground - also saw a swathe of women nominees.
"[If] you've got a 45-55 seat gain in the House and a Democratic Senate, impeachment hearings will happen", said Olsen, a senior fellow at the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center.
And one interesting sidebar: Ron Estes has beaten Ron Estes in a Kansas Republican primary. Other top candidates include Sharice Davids, an EMILY's List-endorsed former MMA fighter attempting to become the first Native American lesbian in Congress, and Tom Niermann, a teacher running a more moderate campaign with a long list of local officials' endorsements.
His opponent's campaign was described by some analysts as "not serious". Experts, including those at the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, say the Republican challenge of holding their House majority in November is looking increasingly hard.
Republicans are hoping for Democratic discord in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, a suburban Kansas City region where several candidates are fighting for the chance to take on Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in November.
Lemon tweeted, "Who's the real dummy?" "I don't think we should make much of it at all", Cross said of the statement. When asked what he would say to Trump if he was sitting right here, James said, "I would never sit across from him".
The source said: 'The possibility of a reunion has been discussed and Meghan looks set to incorporate it into her trip. The royal couple were attending the wedding of the prince's long-time friend Charlie van Straubenzee to Daisy Jenks.
It would halt requirements that automakers build cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars, including hybrids and electric vehicles. Dan Becker of the Safe Climate Campaign dismissed the Trump administration's arguments as a "parade of concocted horrors".
Fekir scored 18 goals for Lyon last season and can operate as a central attacking midfielder, on the flanks and even as a false 9. Earlier in the summer, Liverpool were favourites to land the Lyon captain but ran into trouble.
Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report for duty at Chelsea a day later than scheduled. He is, however, expected to be fit by the time the Blues' 2018/19 Premier League season opener comes around.
It's the first opportunity to see City's all time most expensive player, Mahrez, play a meaningful game with his new club. The Algerian worldwide finally made his move to the Citizens from Leicester City have been linked since last summer.
That has led to criticism from some supporters that money is the major motivating factor - a notion rejected by Henrotay. The 26-year old Courtois want the move to happen but is reluctant to do anything unnecessary to hurt the team.
Another blaze that ignited last week has damaged a historic Northern California resort in the Stanislaus National Forest. Meanwhile, firefighters are battling more than a dozen other major fires amid California's hot and dry weather.
The case has been followed closely by America's evangelical Christian community, a key part of President Trump's support base. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday he was "hopeful that in the coming days" Turkey would free Brunson.
Bulldozer operators and their machines build containment lines while battling the River fire in Lakeport, California on July 31. Thousands of Carr Fire victims in Shasta County have been taking the first steps toward getting their lives back in order.
Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private
Initial evidence indications that Tesla did not immediately respond when the PIF's initially expressed interest to CEO Elon Musk . While it is unlikely the SEC will take action on Tuesday's tweet, there are a group of investors who are likely to sue.
Trump says GOP need not suffer in midterm elections
The president also blasted Democrats claiming they're pro-crime specifically calling out California Democrat Maxine Waters. It was unclear Saturday why Hicks, who left the White House in March, was accompanying the president's team.
Conor McGregor returns to UFC with title fight in October
The UFC boss added "We have a guy who works here at the UFC who loves the Diaz brothers and he wanted to get this fight done". A out between these two rivals has been on the cards since UFC 223, when McGregor attacked a bus which contained Nurmagomedov.
Chelsea boss Sarri confirms crunch Willian talks
But he insists there was no issue and Sarri remains confident Willian will be at Stamford Bridge when the transfer window closes. I think it will be a good game. 'At the moment Courtois is the goalkeeper of Chelsea , ' said Sarri. 'So, I don't know.