The media focus will be on a GOP primary race in New York’s Staten Island, where Michael Grim, a former FBI agent and Congressman, who went to jail for tax problems is facing a Trump backed incumbent …..
There will be important primaries or runoff elections on Tuesday in seven states, including New York, where establishment candidates in both parties face tests in colorful, close primary battles.
A former congressman on Staten Island will try to regain his seat, hoping Republican voters look past his criminal record as a tax evader. On the Democratic side, challenges to incumbents have revealed tensions between party leaders backing entrenched candidates and new candidates who represent an infusion of activism in the party.
Voters will also go to the polls in Utah, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma, Mississippi and South Carolina.
They will be winnowing down the field of candidates from both parties who will face off in the midterm elections on Nov. 6. Here are a few things to watch for….
There are primaries in NY, Maryland , Utah, Colorado and Oklahoma….There are runoffs in South Carolina and Mississippi …..