Barely any outside money has made its way into Pennsylvania thus far to help Casey or Barletta, making it unlikely that Pennsylvanians will see a repeat of the record-breaking $180 million U.S. Senate race in 2016 that Republican Sen.
President Donald Trump is supporting Republican Lou Barletta (right) - a member of the U.S. House of Representatives - in Tuesday's U.S. Senate primary in Pennsylvania in the hopes that Barletta can unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. The four-term congressman will face an uphill battle towards the two-term incumbent Casey and Fox Information' present projections present the seat is prone to stay in Democratic fingers.
Barletta was supported by President Donald Trump and the state GOP.
President Trump clearly understands how important my campaign against Bob Casey is for advancing his agenda through the Senate.
With 51 of 75 Lawrence County precincts reporting, businessman Paul Mango holds a almost 500-vote lead over state senator Scott Wagner in the GOP governor primary.
Pennsylvania state Rep. Rick Saccone, who lost a special election two months ago to Democrat Conor Lamb for a congressional seat, has now lost a two-way Republican primary for a different U.S. House seat.
Barletta was a Trump supporter before the 2016 presidential nomination was settled. Wallace, who has spent heavily on the race, has fought allegations of carpetbagging over his move back to his home state from Maryland after he reportedly was recruited to run. Bob Casey in the general election.
Farther west in OR, incumbent Democratic Gov. Kate Brown drew a pair of primary challengers but was expected to advance to the general election.
Nebraska is a reliably Republican state.
In Idaho, Rep. Raul Labrador - an influential member of the House Freedom Caucus - is one of three front-runners in a crowded gubernatorial primary.
The Braddock mayor's victory means he will run on a ticket with Gov. Tom Wolf in the fall. Casey is "Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi's guy, and he's been a disaster in the Senate". Although Omaha's strong Democratic core is balanced out by more conservative suburbs, the district gives Democrats a fighting chance of capturing a congressional seat in a state that is otherwise overwhelmingly Republican.
Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor has become the first holder of the office to lose in a primary election.
Barletta, 62, won his House seat during the Republican midterm wave of 2010, catapulted by the attention he received while mayor of Hazleton for attempting to use local laws to crack down on immigrants in the city who had entered the country illegally.
OR is among eight states where Democrats control the governorship and both houses of the state legislature. The state has not elected a Republican governor since 1982.