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Who Won and Who Lost in Tuesday’s Primary Elections

Voters in several states weighed in on key contests in Tuesday’s primaries. Here are some of the most notable wins and losses:

  • Representative Tom Rice, one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald J. Trump after the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, was defeated by his Trump-backed challenger, State Rep. Russell Fryin the Republican primary in the seventh congressional district.

  • Representative Nancy Mace, a Republican, defeated her Trump-backed challenger, Katie Arrington, a former state legislator, to win the party’s nomination in the First Congressional District. The race tested whether Republican primary voters value loyalty to Mr. Trump over concerns that Ms. Arrington was not a strong general election candidate.

  • In the state’s primary GOP Senate, Adam Laxalt won his party’s nomination and will face the incumbent Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, which is seen as vulnerable this fall. Mr. Laxalt, a former attorney general, was supported by Mr. Trump and had helped lead Mr. Trump’s leadership. attempts to reverse the results of the presidential election in Nevada in 2020.

  • Joe LombardoThe Las Vegas Sheriff, who was backed by Mr. Trump, won the Republican nomination and will challenge Democrat Governor Steve Sisolak in what is expected to be one of the tightest governor races in the country.

  • Jim Marchant, one of the organizers of the “America First” list of secretaries of state who continues to harbor doubts about the 2020 election, won the Republican nomination to be the state’s top election official. He will fight against Cisco Aguilara Democratic lawyer who ran unchallenged.

  • April Beckera lawyer and political newcomer, won the Republican nomination in the Third Congressional District and will face Representative Susie Leea Democrat.

  • Mayra Flores won the special election in the 34th Congressional District, flipping a seat — at least for now — long held by Democrats. She will have the seat at least until the end of the year. It was vacated by Representative Philemon Vela, a Democrat who resigned take a job with a lobbying company. Ms. Flores will be the district’s first Republican and the first Latina Republican from Texas in Congress.

  • Bruce PoliquinoFormerly representing the Second Congressional District, won the Republican nomination for his old seat. He will challenge Representative Jared Goldenone of the country’s most threatened House Democrats, who went unchallenged in his primaries.

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