Trump’s nominees won in August; how about november?

Primary fallout: Trump’s candidates won in August; how about november?

Volatile Donald Trump supporters have won nominations for the U.S. Senate and various statewide offices, but face tough races this fall — especially those that could decide the party’s control of the Senate.

  • August primaries were good for candidates backed by Donald Trump – but many face a tough election
  • Primaries herald fall election where U.S. Senate control hangs in the balance
  • Trump-backed ‘election deniers’ have also won nominations for positions that influence election rules
  • President Joe Biden’s performance was also a political issue in August

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump-style Republicans had a strong primary month in August — and that could be bad news for the Republican Party when the general election rolls around in November.

A series of unstable and inexperienced Trumpers have won GOP nominations for the US Senate, governorships and other statewide offices, but face tough races this fall – especially a group elections that will decide the control of the Senate.

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