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Voters decide Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho primaries, in test of Trump’s clout: LIVE UPDATES

Voters Tuesday are deciding major primary races for Pennsylvania Senate and governor, while embattled Rep. Madison Cawthorn fights for his seat against a GOP establishment-backed primary challenge in North Carolina.


  • Trump-backed Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz is in a tight race with former hedge fund executive Dave McCormick and conservative commentator Kathy Barnette
  • The GOP establishment, including Trump, has attacked Barnette as not sufficiently vetted and warned she may not be able to win the general election in Pennsylvania
  • Trump-backed Pennsylvania governor candidate Doug Mastriano, who’s focused on Trump’s false claims the 2020 election was stolen, surged ahead of primary day. Establishment Republicans coalesced around former Rep. Lou Barletta
  • In North Carolina, scandal-plagued Rep. Madison Cawthorn is facing an establishment-backed primary challenge. Sen. Thom Tillis is backing opponent state Sen. Chuck Edwards
  • Democrats are involved in bloody intraparty battles between the moderates and progressives in Pennsylvania and Oregon