PressTV-American voters in 8 states head to polls

Voters have gone to polls in eight states to choose candidates in primary elections that will eventually determine whether Democrats or Republicans take control of the United States Congress during the era of President Donald Trump.

Democrats are planning to win close to two-dozen congressional seats nationwide in November elections to wrest control of the US House of Representatives from Republicans.

Gaining California district’s seats is seen by Democrats as a vital step in their plan to take back the House. For this reason, Democrats have made huge effort to win 10 of the 14 seats held by Republicans in the Golden State.

Trump in a series of tweets backed Republican candidates.

“In High Tax, High Crime California, be sure to get out and vote for Republican John Cox for Governor. He will make a BIG difference!” Trump tweeted on Tuesday.

After California, the state that is most crucial to the Democrats plan of taking back the…

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