The candidates endorsed by former President Donald J. Trump have succeeded in many of their early primaries, with some notable exceptions.
To the fabulist go the spoils?
The state has a long tradition of workaday populism and civil bipartisanship, but in just a few years, it has moved swiftly to the right.
Republican voters in the two states will choose nominees for governor and the House in races that pit Trump-backed candidates against rivals supported by each state’s governor.
Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.
The Republican Senate candidate’s financial disclosure statement depicts a wealthy man comfortable walking the halls of power.
In several states, Republican candidates are contending with allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Few of their primary rivals want to talk about it.
The state senator, Julie Slama, confirmed a news report saying that Charles Herbster, a leading candidate for governor, had touched her inappropriately in 2019. He denied the allegations.