Mike Sherzan

First GOP Incumbent to Fall on Busy Primary Day
One of North Carolina's Republican members will lose on Tuesday

Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., left, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting in October. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Tuesday will be a busy day for congressional candidates, with primaries in four states.  

No matter what, the first GOP incumbent of the year will lose.  

Democrats in Must-Win Iowa Seat Locked in Tight Primary
The winner of the June 7 contest will face GOP freshman Rep. David Young

Iowa Rep. David Young faces a tough re-election fight in the state's 3rd District. (Bill Clark/Roll Call File Photo)

Democrats have two competitive candidates in Iowa's 3rd district — a seat the party needs to win to make gains in the House this year — and competing polls released from both candidates Thursday show the race remains tight.   

Iraq War veteran Jim Mowrer leads businessman Mike Sherzan 36 to 35 percent in a Mowrer internal poll, well within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent. Gerstein Bocian Agne Strategies surveyed 400 likely voters between May 24-25.