Republican primaries for special elections Tuesday

The Latest: Polls open in Pennsylvania primary election

Democrats have a competitive primary there between Scott Wallace, a wealthy executive of a charitable foundation and grandson of an architect of the New Deal, and Rachel Reddick an active duty Naval lawyer and advocate for domestic abuse survivors who describes herself as "Donald Trump's worst nightmare".

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The field so far includes three Democrats, three Republicans, two independents, a Libertarian, and a representative of the Human Rights Party. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offered in mid-April to do a free assessment of any city, county or state system, upon request. This year, there will be a general election contest in 72 percent of House seats and 79 percent of Senate seats.

Voters also may be reacting to what he said is a strong slate of candidates who will be able to run head to head against their Republican counterparts in contested races in November.

In the 14th, the Democrats are Bibiana Boerio, Adam Sedlock, Bob Solomon and Tom Prigg. Dent has said he'll step down from Congress this month, joining several other House Republicans from Pennsylvania who have resigned or announced they won't seek reelection.

· U.S. House: Schuylkill voters are choosing nominees for the 9th Congressional District.

France slams Iran over alleged rocket attack on Israeli positions
On Tuesday evening, an attack was carried out against Iranian missile depots at the Syrian army's Al-Kiswa base south of Damascus. Rouhani did not mention of Israel's strikes in Syria, or those against the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Eastman, 46, is arguing that Democrats have lost by not offering voters a distinct choice and is campaigning on devoutly Democratic themes such as single-payer government-run health insurance, gun control and reducing climate change.

Five Democrats, including incumbent Mike Stack, are running for lieutenant governor.

This is also the deadline for any registered Democrats or Republicans to change their affiliation.

Barletta is heavily favored over state Rep. Jim Christiana to become the Republican challenger for Democratic Sen. Paper absentee ballots mailed in to the elections office also will be remade without the races before they're counted.

"This is the map that many people think is natural for Pennsylvania, which is a 50-50 state, a classic battleground, but hasn't performed that way in terms of congressional elections for decades", he said by telephone.

Polls open at 7 a.m.in Northeast Wisconsin's 1st State Senate District and central Wisconsin's 42nd Assembly District. Earlier this year, Democrat Conor Lamb won a special election in a Pittsburgh-area district where Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by 20 points. U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Williamsport, who represented the old 10th District, will face off against Doug McLinko, of Bradford County.

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