The first elections in August include three mayoral primaries and a state house special primary.
Three of the nation's 100 most populous cities will hold mayoral primaries on Tuesday.1
The primaries are ordered by population, starting with the largest city, Tucson.
||Regina Romero (D)
Mayor Regina Romero (D) is seeking a second four-year term. Romero was elected by a 56% to 40% margin over an independent candidate in 2019; no Republican qualified for that race.
Romero is unopposed, as is Janet Wittenbraker in the Republican primary. Romero and Wittenbraker will meet in the November 7 general election.
Polls close at 10:00 PM Eastern Time.
||Brandon Whipple (D)
Brandon Whipple is seeking a second four year term. Whipple is a Democrat, although the election here is officially nonpartisan. He has drawn eight primary challengers.
The top two finishers will advance to the November 7 general election. Polls close at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.
Nadine Woodward is seeking a second four-year term. Although not formally a Republican, Woodward described herself as right-of-center during the 2019 campaign.
The election is officially nonpartisan. There are four candidates on the ballot in addition to the incumbent.
This election is conducted largely by mail, although in-person voting centers are available. Regardless of how returned, ballots must be received by 11:00 PM Eastern Time.
The top two finishers will meet in the November 7 general election.
Legislative Special Primaries
New Hampshire State House District Rockingham 1
With 400 members at full strength, the New Hampshire House of Representatives is the largest legislative body in the United States. The narrowly-divided chamber currently has 200 Republicans and 197 Democrats. There are currently three vacancies. Members serve two-year terms; the next regular elections are in 2024.
Rockingham 1 is a three-seat district in the southeastern part of the state. It includes the towns of Northwood and Nottingham. Republicans hold the two seats currently filled.
The vacancy was previously held by Republican Benjamin Bartlett, who resigned in April.
James Guzofski and Jessica Sternberg are competing in the GOP primary. Hal Rafter is unopposed for the Democratic nomination and will meet the Republican nominee in the September 19 general election.
Polls close at 7:00 PM Eastern Time.
Looking ahead to 2024? Bookmark the Presidential Election Calendar.
- August 3
- Nashville, Tennessee Mayoral
- Runoff, if needed, September 14
- Tennessee State House Districts 3, 52, and 86 Special
- Tennessee State House District 51 Special (Primary)
- August 8
- Mississippi Primary
- Runoffs, as needed, August 29
- Ohio Ballot Measure on 60% Threshold for Constitutional Amendments
- August 22
- New Hampshire State House District Grafton 16 Special
- September 5
- Rhode Island Congressional District 1 Special (Primary)
- Utah Congressional District 2 Special (Primary)
- Rhode Island State Senate District 1 Special (Primary)
- South Carolina State Senate District 42 Special (Primary)
- September 12
- Charlotte, North Carolina Mayoral (Primary)