Five states are holding primary contests on Tuesday May 17th: Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon. The most anticipated races are the Republican Senate and gubernatorial primaries in Pennsylvania. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses everything going on in the Key Stone state and shares insights into other races to watch around the country, including the Lieutenant governor of Idaho challenging the sitting governor for the Republican nomination and Representative Madison Cawthorn’s time to face the voters after numerous scandals.
The team also introduces a new FiveThirtyEight collaboration with Ipsos aimed at polling Americans about the issues they care most about in the run up to the midterms. The first poll, coming out this week, is all about inflation.
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