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Welcome to this morning’s Decision Desk HQ Morning News Spotlight on Elections Daily as part of the Decision Desk HQ News Network. Morning Headlines An organization aligned with Democrats is hoping to raise $80 million over the next three years to recruit, train, and support candidates for local election administration related offices. With inflation rates higher than they have been in decades, Republican candidates for Congress are making it a major, if not the major, focus of their electoral messaging. National Journal runs down to top House fundraising numbers from the recently released Q1 FEC reports. There’s plenty for partisans…

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Welcome to this morning’s Decision Desk HQ Morning News Spotlight on Elections Daily as part of the Decision Desk HQ News Network.Morning Headlines After news leaked that former President Donald Trump would be endorsing J.D. Vance in the race for the GOP Senate nomination in Ohio, rival campaigns and party officials across the state launched an effort to prevent a formal announcement. County chairs and other party leaders signed a letter to Trump reminding him of Vance’s opposition to Trump’s campaign in 2015 and 16. Trump has a rally in Ohio scheduled for a week from tomorrow. A poll released…

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Welcome to this morning’s Decision Desk HQ Morning News Spotlight on Elections Daily as part of the Decision Desk HQ News Network.Morning Headlines Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis released his version of the state’s redrawn congressional districts and quickly won support of a key member of the state’s Senate redistricting efforts. Here is the partisan breakdown for the latest plan from Ron DeSantis #flapol #sayfie pic.twitter.com/jqRTuIijHu — Florida Data Geek 🇺🇦 (@MappingFL) April 13, 2022 A combination of local circumstances and increasing GOP strength with Hispanic voters means Democrats are facing an uphill challenge in three south Texas congressional districts.…

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Welcome to this morning’s Decision Desk HQ Morning News Spotlight on Elections Daily as part of the Decision Desk HQ News Network. Morning Headlines New York’s Lieutenant Governor resigns after being indicted on federal corruption charges. Democrat Brian Benjamin was nominated for the post by Governor Kathy Hochul after she vacated it to become Governor when Andrew Cuomo resigned last year.  The timing of his indictment and resignation means he will likely still be on the June 28th primary ballot and could conceivably be on the ballot in November. In New York the Governor and Lt. Governor are nominated and…

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Welcome to this morning’s Decision Desk HQ Morning News Spotlight on Elections Daily as part of the Decision Desk HQ News Network. Morning Headlines France held the first round of their presidential election on Sunday. As expected, no candidate received 50% of the vote so a runoff will be held on April 24th. Incumbent President Emmanuel Macron will face Marine Le Pen. Based on preliminary vote totals Macron won 27.6 of the vote to Le Pen’s 23%. In other international election news, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison set May 21st at the date for that nations federal parliamentary elections. Back…

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