ShareMarine Corps veteran Josh Mandel has pulled even with incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, says a March 26th poll. Mandel closed Brown’s substantial lead after emerging as the GOP winner from a six candidate primary. A decisive 11% remain undecided. Read more here.
Archive for March, 2012
ShareIraq War veteran and Army Reservist, Brad Wenstrup, defeated incumbent Jean Schmidt in the Republican primary. He will take on Democrat William Smith in the November general, with hopes of extending nearly three decades of Republican control. Learn more here
ShareSteve Waterworth, a veteran of the Air National Guard, defeated Matt Woodmancy on March 20th, to earn the Democratic nomination for 18th Congressional District. Waterworth will face a incumbent Aaron Schock in November, and attempt to capture the seat for Democrats for the first time since 1939. http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Steve_Waterworth
ShareMillad Pooran, physician and Air Force medical corps veteran, looks to capture the Democratic nomination in Maryland’s 6th District. During his service, he has deployed and provided support for humanitarian operations on all seven continents, served as a combat medic and operational flight surgeon, and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Learn more here: [...]
ShareTammy Duckworth defeated Raja Krishnamoorthi in IL-8 yesterday to secure the Dem nomination. Duckworth, who lost a congressional race in 2006, now seems poised to become the fourth female veteran elected to Congress, as her Republican opponent, Joe Walsh, faces an uphill reelection battle. A freshman incumbent, Walsh won the 2010 election by only 291 [...]
ShareAir Force Veteran Adam Kinzinger, currently a freshman representative from Menteno, has defeated 10-term Republican incumbent Don Manzullo following redistricting. Klinzinger will not face a Democratic challenger in the newly drawn 16th District, reported to be one of the most conservative districts, stretching from the Wisconsin border to the Indiana border. http://www.myfoxchicago.com/dpp/news/elections/adam-kinzinger-don-manzullo-wins-retains-republican-candidacy-congressional-district-16-illinois-primary-20120320
ShareIlario Pantano, a former Marine and veteran of Desert Storm & Iraq is running for the U.S. House seat from North Carolina’s 7th District. He authored a bestselling book about his experiences in Iraq and has remained involved in advocating national security issues. He also produced a film documentary about modern-day warriors to raise money [...]