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Support The Guardian, the Newspaper That Ben Jacobs Works For

This OTYCD entry originally posted in May 2017.

Support The Guardian, the British paper that employs reporter Ben Jacobs. 

By now you’ve heard about how Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate for the open house seat representing all of Montana, snapped and attacked Ben Jacobs, a reporter for… 178 more words

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GOOD UPDATE! Support Conor Lamb's Run for a Pennsylvania House Seat in a March 2018 Special Election

This OTYCD entry originally posted in January 2018.

Update March 24, 2018: This was a nail-biter. Lamb had a slight but clear lead of 627 votes by the end of the night on March 13, 2018–a margin that was smaller than half a percentage point, and smaller than the number of votes cast for the Libertarian candidate. 489 more words

Elections

Top Republicans now promise to support Jacque in Senate race

Now that state Rep. Andre Jacque has defeated the candidate they openly and heavily supported in yesterday’s primary, a pair of powerful Assembly Republicans are reversing course and pledging to support Jacque in his June 12 bid for an open state Senate seat. > AP News

With primaries in the rearview, here are the candidates for June's special elections

It took orders from three judges to prod him into action, but Scott Walker finally scheduled two special elections for June 12: for state Senate in northeast Wisconsin and for Assembly in the center of the state. 19 more words

Andre Jacque, Jon Plumer win GOP special election primaries

Candidates are set for the June special elections that Gov. Scott Walker didn’t want to call. State Rep. Andre Jacque won his Republican primary for the 1st state Senate district while Lodi town board member and karate studio owner Jon Plumer beat out three GOP opponents in the 42nd Assembly district. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Republican primaries held today for June special elections

Republicans seeking to fill legislative seats vacant since December are competing in a primary Tuesday — and party leaders are putting their political clout behind favored candidates. 29 more words

Special election primaries tomorrow, with more at stake for Wisconsin GOP than Dems

Primaries will be held Tuesday for two state special elections in June, which could signal whether Wisconsin Republicans have staunched the bleeding or face a “blue wave” of Democratic wins in November. 16 more words