Joel Bates and Timothy Poynton are facing a challenge from Ed Devault for the two, three-year seats.
14th Circuit State Attorney, where incumbent
Glenn Hess faces Jim Appleman.
Democrat Chris Edwards was leading Karen Bodner, 61 percent to 38 percent in Senate District 7, which includes north Eugene.
Challenger Jeffrey Storm was out in front over incumbent
Gordon Dexter in the Palmdale Water District race.
On the national front there are longtime gay and lesbian incumbent
candidates, first-timers vying to join the gay congressional contingent, and a couple of races between straight candidates that you may want to know about:
He later worked as an incumbent
of the Ontario parish of Coldwater-Medonte (1983 to 1990); secretary of the advisory committee for postulants for ordination in northern and western Ontario (1984 to 1988); incumbent
of North York's St.
In the last 25 years, there have been four elections which pitted an incumbent
against a challenger--1980, 1984, 1992, and 1996.
Ramirez all filed to oppose Granato, a two-term incumbent
An investigation is conducted of the factors contributing to competitive reactions to entry by incumbent
airlines both in the short and longer runs.
It is widely believed that challenger spending is very important, but there is surprisingly little evidence in the academic literature that incumbent
campaign spending has an important effect on congressional election outcomes.
Given this voter consistency and the fact that most districts are not level playing fields, most elections are decided during the decennial redistricting (or "incumbent
protection") process--that is, when Democrats and Republicans blatantly carve up the political map to protect incumbents
, creating noncompetitive districts "safe" from changing parties.
find that incumbent
spending reduces the number of votes they receive and Netter [1983