In the Second Circuit, incumbent Democrat William N.
In the Ninth Circuit, incumbent Democrat Lawson Ledran Lamar faces primary opposition from Jeff Ashton and Ryan Williams.
And in the Antelope Valley's Wilsona School District it was a close race early on, where incumbents Maurice Kunkel and Sharon Toyne held narrow leads over five challengers for two seats.
In early returns, Antelope Valley Community College District incumbents Jack Seefus and Earl Wilson were leading two challengers.
Elections that feature a sitting president tend to be referendums on the incumbent--and in recent elections, the incumbent has either won or lost by large electoral margins.
In the last 25 years, there have been four elections which pitted an incumbent against a challenger--1980, 1984, 1992, and 1996.
Position 3: incumbent
Delana Hansen (two-year unexpired term)
Flores recognizes the need for some type of objection process but said incumbents
have abused it by filing frivolous challenges to wear down opponents.
7) As well, a maximum of 3 incumbents
(the largest 3) were analyzed for reach entry event.
Dummy variables were included for each party for each year in order to assess the influence of partisan tides and swings in feeling toward or away from incumbents
But challengers are usually less well known than incumbents
, and this additional uncertainty gives incumbents
Library Board of Trustees Co two, three-year terms; incumbent
Erica Brennan and newcomers Alicia Emsley and Edward Tatten took out papers;
A hotly contested race will occur in Wilsona School District, where incumbents
Maurice Kunkel and Sharon Toyne will face five challengers: business owner Maria Elena Golan, homemaker Cynthia Hamill, homemaker Charlene Lehman, community volunteer Starsea Mendelson and facilities maintenance mechanic John Talbott.
All but Young, a county court judge, are incumbents
For example, between 1946 and 1988 experienced challengers, defined as those who had previously held elected office, beat incumbents