Read time: 1 minute

Primary Results Open Thread For May 8 (UPDATE 3)

It's Primary Day in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, and North Carolina
Primary Results Open Thread For May 8 (UPDATE 3)

Polls close at 6 local time in Indiana, 7:30 in West Virginia, North Carolina, and Ohio...

We'll be publishing results as they come in... Open thread on anything you're seeing locally in those states (how was voting today?) and on the tee vee.

Primary results open thread below...

Update 1: Mike Pence's brother projected to win in IN-06

Update 2: Don "Miner Murderer" Blankenship has conceded after a very poor showing in his three-way race. Democratic turnout overall is far stronger than GOP in West Virginia for this primary, too.

In Ohio, Rich Cordray will face off with Republican Mike DeWine for Governor, while Sherrod Brown will face Rep. Jim Renacci for his Senate seat. Democratic turnout in Ohio was also very high.

In North Carolina's 9th district, incumbent GOP Rep. Robert Pittenger was defeated by former pastor Mark Harris, which means the incumbent advantage in that district is gone.

Update 3: Blankenship just cannot help himself:

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.