Highlights from last night's primaries in Nevada, South Carolina, Maine, North Dakota and the special election in Ohio's 6th District:

  • Army veteran Sam Brown easily won the Republican nomination to take on Sen. Jacky Rosen in Nevada.
  • Despite facing millions of dollars in outside spending, Rep. Nancy Mace won her primary in South Carolina’s 1st District. Rep. William Timmons had a much closer primary fight in South Carolina’s 4th District.
  • Abysmal turnout led to a surprise in the special election in Ohio’s 6th District. Republican State Sen. Michael Rulli only defeated Democratic Air Force veteran Michael Kripchak by nine points in a district Trump won by 30 points.

In one of the cycle’s most important Senate races, Army veteran Sam Brown easily won the Nevada Senate Republican nomination and will challenge Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen in November.

Brown, a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient who was badly burned and wounded while serving in Afghanistan, was the Republican establishment’s choice in the Silver State just two years after he was the insurgent candidate against their pick Adam Laxalt. Given former President

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