1.Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent, won the primary for U.S. Congress in Maryland’s 6th District;
2.Texas businessman Curt Clawson soundly defeated his Democratic Party contender to the special election held on June 24, replacing former Rep. Trey Radel in Florida’s 19th District, a Republican who resigned in disgrace after being caught buying cocaine from an undercover law enforcement agent; Clawson is running unopposed in the GOP primary to re-election, with a clear path to winning the House seat for a full term, with most experts rating the general election a safe Republican win.
3.Tea Party favorite Ken Buck easily won the GOP primary for Colorado’s 4th District, with most experts anticipating Buck will easily beat his Democratic challenger in the November general election;
4.Former Maryland GOP chairman Alex Mooney won the GOP primary for West Virginia’s 2nd District, facing in the general election a Democratic opponent who is a strong Obamacare enthusiast who does not support gun rights;
5.University president Ben Sasse won the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate in Nebraska, with the backing of conservative senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, as well as former Alaska governor Sarah Palin;
6.Former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe soundly defeated 17-term incumbent Democratic Rep. Ralph Hall, the nation’s most senior member of Congress, in a runoff election for the House seat in the Texas 4th District, marking the first time since 1996 that an incumbent Congressman had been defeated in a runoff election