CNN chief national correspondent and anchor John King on Tuesday noted that a Democratic win in Tuesday's special election in a heavily-red district in OH could signal a blue wave in the fall that would likely put impeachment "on the table".
A Monmouth poll last week showed the race was essentially a dead heat, down from a double-digit advantage for Balderson a month ago.
Voters in OH and Kansas joined those in Missouri, Michigan and Washington state.
A national poll watcher says a coastal S.C. congressional district could flip to Democratic in a "blue tsunami". Republicans now hold a two-seat majority in the Senate, while Democrats need to net 23 seats to take control of the House.
Trump was quick to claim victory, tweeting "When I made a decision to go to OH for Troy Balderson, he was down in early voting 64 to 36".
Tuesday's elections could provide a window into the direction of the Democratic Party as the 2020 presidential nominating contest gets underway and party leaders debate whether to embrace a more liberal platform in hopes of turning out voters who sat out the 2016 election or make a centrist turn to court moderates and Republicans who are alienated by Trump.
Trump again pushed Balderson in an early morning tweet before voting began.
Schuette will face Michigan Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer in November, who claimed the nomination in one of Democrats' top pick-up opportunities this fall. It's an enormous amount of exposure for their party and we don't see that for the Republican party. Trump campaigned for Balderson over the weekend in Ohio. Debbie Stabenow. Trump endorsed James, who also had support from many in the GOP establishment in his race against self-funding venture capitalist Sandy Pensler.
Trump endorsed Kobach, Kansas' secretary of state, on Monday.
O'Connor dominated Balderson on the local airwaves.
Trump made his preference clear for Kobach.
O'Connor and his Democratic allies have railed against the tax plan, casting it as a giveaway for the rich that exacerbates federal deficits and threatens Medicare and Social Security. Strong on Crime, Border & Military. Bernie Sanders and ascending political star, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a NY congressional candidate.
Senate contests in Missouri and MI were coming into focus as two vulnerable Democrats, Missouri's Claire McCaskill and Michigan's Debbie Stabenow, were expected to easily claim their party's nominations.
In Kansas' 3rd District, Bernie Sanders-backed labor lawyer Brent Welder is running in a six-way primary to take on Yoder.