7 primaries to watch in Virginia and Oklahoma – EVOL

With multiple competitive House primary races in Virginia, a challenge to an 11-term incumbent in Oklahoma and a primary runoff in Georgia, there’s plenty of action in Tuesday’s elections. Here is a rundown of the key races to watch this week:


Races to watch: Senate; 2nd, 5th, 7th and 10th congressional districts
Polls close: 7 p.m. Eastern

In the solidly red 5th District in Central Virginia, Republican Rep. Bob Good is fighting for his political life after having angered both former President Donald Trump and the GOP’s more traditional party establishment. Last October, Good joined seven other House Republicans in backing the motion to vacate that ousted then-Speaker Kevin McCarthy, which has prompted outside groups to target Good, who chairs the hard-right House Freedom Caucus. But a more costly move for Good likely came back in May 2023, when he endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s presidential bid instead of Trump’s. While Good tried to keep Trump in his corner by joining many other Republicans in defending the former president outside his New York trial in mid-May, Trump endorsed Good’s primary challenger, state Sen. John McGuire. As a result, Good stands a real chance of becoming the first House incumbent this cycle to lose



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