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Primaries return amid coronavirus and unrest after George Floyd death

Added 06-02-20 06:29:02pm EST - “Amid the coronavirus pandemic and with some cities nationwide under curfews in the wake of protests following the death of George Floyd,? eight? states and the District of Columbia are? holding primaries on Tuesday.” - Foxnews.com

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D.C. says voters will be exempt from the city curfew as Republican Rep. Steve King faces a challenge in Iowa; Peter Doocy lays out the races to watch.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and with some cities nationwide under curfews in the wake of protests following the death of George Floyd, eight states and the District of Columbia are holding primaries on Tuesday.

In what’s being dubbed a second Super Tuesday, three states -- Montana, New Mexico and South Dakota -- as well as Washington, D.C., are holding regularly scheduled contests.

They’re being joined by four states -- Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island -- that postponed their primaries earlier this year after the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the nation. Nearly all states holding primaries scheduled for late March, April and May -- worried about health concerns over in-person voting -- delayed their contests or transformed them into nearly entirely balloting by mail.

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