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Over at OpenLeft, the ever-vigilant Chris Bowers has a useful rundown of primary elections in May and June. There are a lot of them, involving 22 states.
Among Chris’ many insights are that NC Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s robust lead in the polls over three Democratic rivals is basically a matter of name ID, nothing else; and that Joe Sestak has the money for a late ad push that should give him a decent chance against party-switching PA Sen. Arlen Specter.
If you are really into primaries, you can also take a look back at Ed Kilgore’s analysis of 2010 GOP primary fights, entitled the “Republican Civil War,” that was published about a month ago.

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