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Who Won, Who Lost and What’s Still Undecided From Super Tuesday

Who Won, Who Lost and What’s Still Undecided From Super Tuesday


Donald J. Trump and President Biden emerged victorious from Super Tuesday, the biggest day in the primary season, with only Nikki Haley’s narrow victory in Vermont helping her avoid a shutout in the 15 Republican contests.

But the presidential candidates who have been hurtling toward a rematch weren’t the only ones on the ballot. Here are some of the other important races that were decided on Tuesday.

North Carolina

  • Two sharply contrasting candidates for governor emerged from the primaries in North Carolina: Josh Stein, a mild-mannered Democrat and the state’s attorney general, and Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a firebrand Republican who has been a stalwart defender of Mr. Trump. Both men won with wide margins, and their November contest will be among the most closely watched races in the country.

  • Laurie Buckhout, a retired Army colonel, won the Republican primary for North Carolina’s First Congressional District, giving her the opportunity to face off against Representative Don Davis, the incumbent Democrat, in a highly competitive district. An analysis by the Cook Political Report had previously rated the race a tossup.


  • A newly drawn Second Congressional District in Alabama is viewed as likely to favor a Democrat in the fall. Shomari Figures, a former Justice Department official, and Anthony Daniels, the House minority leader, advanced to a runoff for the Democratic primary, with Mr. Figures taking about 43 percent of the vote and Mr. Daniels getting about 22 percent. Dick Brewbaker, a former state senator, won the Republican primary for the seat.

  • Representative Barry Moore, a hard-right member of the House Freedom Caucus, narrowly defeated Representative Jerry Carl in the Republican primary for the First Congressional District. Mr. Moore, who represents the current Second Congressional District, ran for Mr. Carl’s seat after his district was redrawn to include more Black voters.


  • Representative Adam Schiff, the longtime Democratic congressman, and Steve Garvey, a Republican political novice, advanced to the general election in the Senate race, securing two tickets out of the “jungle” primary for the seat left open by the death last year of Senator Dianne Feinstein. In an electorate dominated by liberals, Mr. Schiff will have a significant advantage in November.

  • Three Democratic-leaning House seats were left open because their incumbents had run for the open Senate seat: the 12th District, represented by Barbara Lee; the 30th District, represented by Mr. Schiff; and the 47th District, represented by Katie Porter. Those races are still undecided.

  • Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s seat in the 20th District was also left open by his resignation from the House. Representative David Valadao, one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Mr. Trump in 2021, also faces serious challenges in a primary in the 22nd District. Both of those primaries are still undecided.


  • Representative Colin Allred won the Democratic primary race for the Senate, emerging from a crowded field to face Senator Ted Cruz, the Republican who has held the seat since 2014. Mr. Allred, a civil rights lawyer, gained prominence when he defeated an incumbent Republican in 2018 to win his congressional seat in Dallas.

Emily Cochrane contributed reporting.


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