Heller, the only GOP senator seeking re-election in a state won by Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016, was originally expected to face a tough challenge from Republican Danny Tarkanian until Mr. Trump asked him to run for Congress instead.
During her victory speech, Arrington thanked Sanford for his years of service as a congressman and two-term governor.
Here are results from the already-held primaries in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and a brief run-down of what to watch across the country Tuesday night. Keep in mind that Arrington didn't just need to outpoll Sanford.
The most serious primary challenge to an incumbent member of Nevada's congressional delegation is conservative activist Sharron Angle's bid for Nevada's 2nd Congressional District. FreedomWorks and Tea Party Patriots stood behind the incumbent. She has sought to brand Sanford, who labeled Trump's tariff policies as "an experiment with stupidity", as a NeverTrumper. Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of OH, the respective current and former chairmen of the House Freedom Caucus, also stood by Sanford on Tuesday.
Trump also tweeted his endorsement of Adam Laxalt, Nevada's attorney general, just after noon Pacific time. But Arrington made an issue of his criticism of the president, calling him a "Never Trumper". "This is clearly not the Republican Party I once knew, loved and proudly served".
Sanford has also split with own party, perhaps most notably in this coastal district, on human contributions to climate change.
Justify Captures Triple Crown With Win at Belmont
Sent off as the 4-5 favorite, Justify ran the longest race of the series in 2:28.18 and paid $3.60, $3.50 and $2.80. Justify's hall-of-fame trainer Bob Baffert said the win was meant to be. "I was like, 'Oh, Mike".
Ex-Barcelona keeper Baia: This is De Gea's weakest point
David De Gea says discussions about his future at Manchester United are not important as he focuses on the upcoming World Cup . I just want to be 100 percent focused on the World Cup". "There are things that did a lot of damage and had an affect".