Kansas governor concedes defeat in Republican primary
15 August, 2018, 09:22 | Author: Billie Castillo
Christine Hallquist won the Vermont Democratic Party's gubernatorial nomination Tuesday night, giving her a shot at becoming the country's first transgender governor. He's already run more than a dozen television ads touting his record of the past eight years.
Hallquist faced three other Democratic candidates for governor, including a 14-year-old boy, taking 48 percent of the vote, with 80 percent of precincts reporting.
The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries.
And more transgender candidates will be on the ballot soon, including Alexandra Chandler, a former naval intelligence analyst who is running in Massachusetts' 3rd District.
Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to find enough votes for him to overcome a deficit of 110 votes at the time of poll closing in the August 7 primary, out of more than 311,000 votes initially counted. On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Phil Scott is looking to secure his party's nomination once again.
Still a few months from election day political handicappers rate the governor's race as solid Republican - meaning Hallquist has an uphill climb to victory in November.
Scott's popularity fell, especially among conservatives, after he signed gun control measures this year.
Vermont, where polls close at 7 p.m., has a competitive gubernatorial race ahead.
"November 8, 2016, I realized the world changed", she said.
Hallquist greets supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vermont. Her transition from male to female took place in 2015, while she was at the helm of the company, and was the subject of a documentary film made by her son.
While the Rossoneri are yet to announce the deal, Gazzetta dello Sport says Bakayoko signed a Milan contract yesterday afternoon. The France worldwide joins Milan on a 12-month loan with the option to sign permanently for a mooted fee of €40m.
Turkey contributes about one percent to the world's total economic output, slightly less than the Netherlands. He said Sunday the lira's fall was the result of a plot and did not reflect Turkey's economic fundamentals.
However, there is controversy around the casting as the character will be played by Jack Whitehall , a straight man. He also commended straight actor Josh Gad for playing the role in a "subtle and delicious" way.
His season win total (seven) is already a single season career high - with 13 races still remaining on the calendar. As a team, we have to find that little bit of performance. "I feel like we're getting our stuff better every week".
Of course Sony's latest exclusive has been at the forefront of marketing for months, with its release under a month away. By now it's cliche to call a city - particular NY - the real protagonist of a movie, show, or game.
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In the days that followed, the SEC got involved, reportedly investigating Musk's online musings about taking the company private . Musk then proposed taking the company private at $420 a share - versus the current $354 - and said funding had been "secured".
Within hours, Youd was taking off in the plane from Spanish Fork-Springville Airport, about 24km north of his house. Payson police confirmed there have been previous domestic violence incidents at the home, KSTU reported.
Meanwhile, Koepka was making back-to-back birdies at 15 and 16 to get to 16 under and seize control of the tournament. Woods has said going back to February, when he was named a vice captain , that he wanted to play on the team as well.
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He drained his longest putt of the tournament, a 19-footer putt for birdie, and pumped his fist to celebrate. Woods was appointed a vice captain in late February, and he has said he would like to serve two roles.
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The Russian leader in the first place congratulated Nazarbayev on the results of the summit of heads of the Caspian states. The surface water will be in common usage, meaning freedom of access for all littoral states beyond territorial waters.
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England's Justin Rose was alone in fifth, one shot off the lead. "The US Open just takes so much discipline". "This is incredible. Strange, who walked the course with Koepka and Johnson as a broadcaster for Fox Sports, believes Koepka can lengthen his streak.
Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar
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