March 30, 2020
Rep. Mark Meadows resigned from the U.S. House Monday. He will assume the post of White House Chief of Staff Tuesday, succeeding Mick Mulvaney. Meadows has been acting in that role for President Trump in recent weeks. For example, he represented the president on the recent $2.2. trillion response to the coronavirus.
Meadows was in his 4th term representing North Carolina's 11th district. This is a fairly safe GOP district, despite the inclusion of the more liberal Asheville area in recent court-ordered redistricting. A special election, if one is held, may be concurrent with the November 3 general election. Gov. Roy Cooper will make that determination.
There are now six vacancies in the U.S. House. Democrats control 232 seats, Republicans 196 and one independent.
Georgia will fill two vacancies in its state house, including a battleground district in suburban Atlanta. There's also a special primary in Wisconsin.
Adams, Garcia, Wiley and Yang all see double-digit support, with Adams reaching majority support in the ranked choice simulation
The former incumbent, Democrat Troy Carter, resigned after being elected to Congress in an April special election.
She joins what will be a crowded field hoping to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Roy Blunt
This move was widely expected and is now official. The Florida senate seat is one of 34 to be contested in 2022.