North Carolina and Wisconsin Primary – Live Blog – Update: Amendment One Passes, Dalton and Barrett Win

By: Tuesday May 8, 2012 4:51 pm

Tonight features important contests in Indiana, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. In Indiana already tonight, Richard Mourdock has made history by beating incumbent Republican Senator Dick Lugar. You can find my thoughts on the Indiana election here.

In North Carolina, Democrats are selecting their gubernatorial nominee and all voters are deciding the fate of Amendment One, which would put a prohibition against gay marriage into the state constitution even though it is already prevented by statute — and also any form of civil union. You can read my primary primer here.

 

May 8th Election Night Primer

By: Tuesday May 8, 2012 1:05 pm

Today has turned into a remarkably eventful May 8th primary. Significant contested elections are currently taking place in Indiana, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. Key contests to watch are Sen. Dick Lugar’s primary in Indiana, North Carolina’s anti-gay Amendment One, and the Wisconsin Democratic primary to determine who will oppose Scott Walker in his recall election.

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