Primary Elections

  1. According to liberal advocacy groups, including Granite State Progress and the League of Women voters, a trial of New Hampshire’s new voter ID law that ran during last week’s gubernatorial primaries disrupted the voting process. 

    But state officials said they had received no reports from voters who were not able to vote on primary day. 

    concordmonitor.com »

  2. "A judge is expected to rule next month on a challenge to Wisconsin’s photo ID law. The decision would come weeks before this fall’s primary elections…it is unlikely the state’s policy will be set in stone by the time voters go to the polls."

    -Ann-Elise Henzl, Milwaukee Public Radio

    wuwm.com »

  3. Turnout was sparse at a polling location in Richmond’s Carver neighborhood as polls opened Tuesday for Virginia’s primary election. According to the volunteers there, only a handful of people came out to vote within the first five hours. 

    Although Carver is among the more liberal Richmond neighborhoods, a few campaign signs showed some area voters are interested in the GOP Senate primary. 

    Republican George Allen is expected to win the primary and earn a shot to regain his old Senate seat against former Governor Tim Kaine (D). Recent polls show a dead heat in a general matchup between Kaine and Allen.

    Virginia polls close at 7 p.m.

    Instagram photos by Samra Khawaja.  

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