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2020 Key Races and Candidates

For years, politicians have worked to undermine our rights and our access to health care: stacking the federal courts, passing unconstitutional legislation, spreading deceptions, imposing arbitrary restrictions, and waging one legal battle after another. But in 2018 and 2019, voters elected reproductive health champions, and rejected false and debunked attacks from anti-abortion politicians — and in 2020, we’ll do it again.

Learn about the biggest opportunities in 2020 to take back our power — and about what’s at stake in these battlegrounds for our rights, our bodies, and our health care.

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Birth control. Abortion. Sex ed. Reproductive health care as a human right. What do these have in common? They’re on the 2020 ballot — and Trump wants to restrict all of them. Find out where the candidates stand and if they stand with you.

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Key Races

In these states, voters have the chance to elect champions for reproductive rights — and to send home politicians who’ve leveled attack after attack on abortion access, reproductive health care, and so much more.

Arizona

Primary Date: August 4

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: July 6

Senate Race:

  • Mark Kelly (D), Challenger
  • Martha McSally (R), Incumbent

Colorado

Primary Date: June 30

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: June 30 (registrations after June 22 must be completed in person at a polling place)

Senate Race:

  • Challenger: undecided
  • Cory Gardner (R), Incumbent

Illinois

Primary Date: March 17

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: March 17, 2020 (registrations after February 29, 2020, must be done in person with a local clerk or at a polling place)

Third District House Race:

  • Marie Newman (D), Challenger
  • Dan Lipinski (D), Incumbent

Maine

Primary Date: June 9

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: June 9 (registrations after May 12, 2020 must be completed in person at a polling place)

Senate Race:

  • Susan Collins (R), Incumbent
  • Sara Gideon (D), Challenger

Michigan

Primary Date: August 4

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: August 4 (registrations after July 20 must be done in person with a local clerk)

Senate Race:

  • Gary Peters (D), Incumbent
  • John James (R), Challenger

Minnesota

Presidential Primary Date: March 3
State Primary Date: August 11

Last Day to Register to Vote in State Primary: August 11 (registrations after July 21 must be done in person or confirmed with an official Notice of Late Registration)

Senate Race:

  • Tina Smith (D), Incumbent
  • Jason Lewis (R), Challenger

New Hampshire

Primary Date: September 8

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: August 26-September 2 (varies by locality)

Senate Race:

  • Jeanne Shaheen (D), Incumbent
  • Bill O’Brien (R), Challenger

North Carolina

Primary Date: March 3

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary: February 7

Senate Race:

  • Cal Cunningham (D), Challenger
  • Thom Tillis (R), Incumbent