Thom Tillis was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2014 and is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, and Judiciary Committee.
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) was first elected in 2014 after defeating incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO). Colorado voted for both Barack Obama in 2012 and Hillary Clinton in 2016; Democrats are expected to aggressively target this Senate seat as a top pick up opportunity.
Joni Ernst is Iowa’s freshman U.S. Senator, first elected in November 2014. After graduating from Iowa State University, Ernst joined the U.S. Army Reserves and served for 23 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard.
Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer was elected to represent Iowa’s first congressional district in 2018. Prior to running for Congress, Finkenauer was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives where she had served since 2014.
When seven-term Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA) announced that he would not seek re-election in 2020, it created a rare pickup opportunity for Republicans. The district only has a PVI of D+1 and President Trump carried the district by four points in 2016. Expect Republicans to target the seat in their quest to retake the House next year.
Mainers voted for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the last two presidential elections. Although Republican Susan Collins continues to have strong approval ratings, Democrats are expected to target this seat as a possible pickup opportunity.
Utah’s 4th Congressional District is a Republican-leaning swing district that has changed party hands three times since 2012. The 2018 midterm election in UT-04 had one of the closest margins in the country, with Democrat Ben McAdams defeating incumbent Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) by a fraction of a point. This seat is likely to be a top target for Republicans in 2020.
South Carolina’s 1st District has historically been a Republican stronghold, with both Donald Trump & Mitt Romney carrying the district by double digits. In 2018, however, political newcomer Joe Cunningham (D-SC) defeated Republican Katie Arrington in one of the closest House races in the country. The 1st District is expected to be a top target for Republicans in 2020.
Rallying around the slogan “I’ve got a plan for that,” Warren has courted voters with a litany of policy proposals ranging from student debt to child care. With such a wide range of proposals, it can be difficult to keep track of every single one. AR/Intel pulled together the information you need to know about each of Warren’s major proposals.
Following a close loss in the 2018 Arizona Senate race, Martha McSally was nominated by Gov. Doug Ducey to replace the late-Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) in December 2018. Sworn into office in January 2019, McSally will participate in a special election to serve the remainder of Sen. McCain’s term in November 2020.