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2018 primary election: Check back for results from statewide and local races

2018 primary election: Check back for results from statewide and local races

An O'Connor win would elate Democrats hoping for a Trump backlash.

Democrats will settle a six-candidate contest for the party's nomination in the Kansas City-area 3rd Congressional District held by four-term Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder.

Democrat Danny O'Connor, the Franklin County recorder, center, speaks to volunteers and supporters at his campaign headquarters on Tuesday.

National Democrats have turned their attention to the district since Arrington, a first-term member of the S.C. House, upset U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in June's Republican primary. Trump only won the district by 52 percent and he's now polling at 46 percent.

Trump endorsed Balderson in July.

Other well-known Republicans trekked to OH, including Vice President Mike Pence.

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"If Democrats are winning any of these long-shots seats on Election Night, the House is probably already a lost cause for Republicans", the report notes. Kasich has been an outspoken leader of the anti-Trump Republicans. Polls close in Michigan, Kansas, and Missouri at 8 PM ET and polls will close in Washington at 11 PM ET.

The Democratic race for governor in MI offers the next test of the electoral power of the party's progressive wing, with former Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed vying to become the country's first Muslim governor against a more moderate Democrat, former state Senate leader Gretchen Whitmer.

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed campaigns with support from New York Democrat candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally on the campus of Wayne State University on July 28, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan.

KS-Dem primary: In Kansas' Democrat primary for governor, the Planned Parenthood-supported Laura Kelly leads the pack with a wide margin, though only about 14 of more than 3,500 precincts are reporting thus far.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says unifying the Republican party ahead of the November election would be the most important task for Gov. Jeff Colyer if he loses to Kobach in Tuesday's primary. Kobach was an immigration adviser to Trump's campaign in 2016 and vice chairman of Trump's commission to investigate voting fraud before the panel collapsed.