Sen. Al Melvin withdrew from the Republican primary for governor on Monday, citing the slow pace of his collection of contributions to qualify for Clean Elections funding.Read More »
Lone Democrat outweighed by crowded Republican field for governor
Next year’s primary is shaping up to be the hottest contest for a Republican gubernatorial nomination in more than 20 years.
Many Republicans in highly competitive Senate races are facing a financial disadvantage going into the general election.Read More »
While Melvin has remained solid on the core GOP agenda, he was rated lower on the conservative scale by the Pachyderm Coalition mostly because he sponsored bills that would have banned texting while driving, smoking in cars while children are inside and riding in the back of a pickup.Read More »