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Upcoming Nationwide Primaries for July, August, September

From Ballotpedia [1] we learn that 31 states have already held their 2024 primaries. Of the ones remaining, 18 will hold them over the summer:

-July 30: Arizona

-Augusta 6: Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Washington

-August 10: Hawaii

-August 13: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, Wisconsin

-August 20: Alaska, Florid, Wyoming

-Sept. 3: Massachusetts

-Sept. 10: Delaware, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Of these, 24 have been identified by Ballotpedia as battleground primaries:

  1. Both party’s primaries for Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat
  2. Open gubernatorial primaries in Missouri and Washington
  3. Republican legislative primaries in Tennessee following a split in the caucus over a school voucher proposal
  4. Rep. Matt Gaetz’s [2] (R) primary in Florida’s 1st Congressional District [3]. Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy [4] (R) endorsed Gaetz’s challenger after Gaetz led to McCarthy’s removal as speaker.

They added:

At least three states had more than 10% of incumbent Republican legislators lose their re-election campaigns: Idaho (18.1%), Texas (18.1%), and South Dakota (14.8%). We covered the Texas legislative elections as battleground primaries due to a split in the GOP caucus over a proposed school voucher program and the impeachment of Attorney General Ken Paxton [5] (R).

Dive deeper. [6]