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About a year after two women accused him of sexual assault, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax makes comments during a debate on a bill during the state Senate session at the state Capitol in Richmond in March 2020. Fairfax denies the allegations against him. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Accused Of Assaults He Denies, Justin Fairfax's Run For Va. Governor Tests #MeToo

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In this May 6, 2021 file photo, a group opposing new voter legislation gather outside the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Texas Republicans dug in Saturday, for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the U.S., finalizing a sweeping bill. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Fulton County workers count absentee ballots on Nov. 6, 2020, in Atlanta. A judge's order marks the latest challenge for the county in a seemingly never-ending election cycle. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is weighing a run for the U.S. Senate. House Television /AP hide caption

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Rep. Stephanie Murphy Considers Senate Run Against Rubio

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Then-Carlyle Group President Glenn Youngkin is seen during a 2017 panel. The first-time political candidate is the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference in Oakland, Calif., on Monday where he announced a new round of $600 stimulus checks residents making up to $75,000 a year. Newsom also announced a projected $75.7 billion budget surplus compared to last year's projected $54.3 billion shortfall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing A Recall And A Massive Surplus, Gov. Newsom Proposes More Stimulus Checks

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, pictured Friday, celebrated his party's victory in a local election. Johnson's Conservatives fared well in local and regional elections. Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted Thursday by contractors hired by the Republican-led Arizona Senate. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Joe Lamson, a Democrat on Montana's districting commission, is particularly fond of this map showing the state's legislative districts as drawn in the early 2000s. Lamson says Montana historian Harry Fritz called it, "The best map drawn in Montana since Lewis and Clark came through." Shaylee Ragar/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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Montana GOP Pushes For More Redistricting Power After State Gains Congressional Seat

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Contractors working for the firm Cyber Ninjas, which was hired by the Republican-led Arizona state Senate, count Maricopa County ballots from the 2020 general election at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday in Phoenix. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Wright, the widow of Rep. Ron Wright, who died after a COVID-19 diagnosis, will face state Rep. Jake Ellzey, who came in second place. Saturday's special election drew 23 candidates. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker passes a Dominion Voting Systems ballot scanner during Georgia's runoff Senate elections in January in Gwinnett County outside Atlanta. Former President Donald Trump and his allies spread falsehoods about the company's role in the 2020 election, leading to a slew of defamation lawsuits. Ben Gray/AP hide caption

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Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase speaks at a GOP event in King William County. Chase, one of seven Republicans running for governor, has criticized the party-run nominating convention process. Ben Paviour/VPM hide caption

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For Virginia Republicans, Running Their Own Election Hasn't Gone Smoothly

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, here addressing the media in early April, signed his state's new voting measure into law live on Fox News on Thursday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Kris Kobach, right, seen here conceding the Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Aug. 4, 2020 in Leavenworth, Kan. His wife, Heather Kobach, is to his left. Thursday he announced his run for the office of Kansas attorney general. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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State Sen. Troy Carter won Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District seat which was vacated by Cedric Richmond after he left to be part of President Biden's administration. Max Becherer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP hide caption

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Louisiana state Sens. Karen Carter Peterson and Troy Carter, pictured on Jan. 20, are in a runoff election in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat on Saturday. Melinda Deslatte/AP hide caption

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won wide praise for firmly rejecting former President Donald Trump's false claims of voter fraud. But now that those claims have spawned tighter voting measures, the Republican state official is taking a softer approach. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Georgia Secretary Of State Says New Voting Law 'Restores Confidence'

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