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    Primary Primers: This is how Americans will choose their presidential candidates in 2020

Primary Primers: This is how Americans will choose their presidential candidates in 2020

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In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, all 50 states will hold either primaries or caucuses to select the presidential nominees for the Republican and Democratic parties. Barbara Norrander outlines how presidential primaries and caucuses operate, who can vote in them, and how they may be different in 2020 compared to past elections. 

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    In Arizona’s nasty, hard-fought 2018 Senate race, it’s all going to come down to turnout

In Arizona’s nasty, hard-fought 2018 Senate race, it’s all going to come down to turnout

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Out of 35 US Senate elections this year, Arizona’s is one of only three without an incumbent. Barbara Norrander and Lisa Sanchez write that the contest between US House Representatives Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Krysten Sinema is a close and hard fought one, with both going negative in their campaigns. While this negativity may energize both party’s respective […]

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    In Arizona’s Senate race, a long-term incumbent faces a rising national tide.

In Arizona’s Senate race, a long-term incumbent faces a rising national tide.

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John McCain has been one of the Grand Canyon state’s US Senators for nearly three decades. But will he be dragged out of office by Donald Trump’s falling national popularity? As part of our series covering key Senate races in the 2016 election Barbara Norrander writes that in the Arizona race, McCain’s challenger, Ann Kirkpatrick – though behind in the polls […]

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