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The Winners

California: In the country's highest profile primary race yesterday, Brian Bilbray beat Francine Busby by four and a half points, 49.5 - 45 in the 50th district. Phil Angelides beat Steve Westly by 4 points in the Democratic primary for Governor and will match up against Arnold.

Alabama: Governor Riley easily fended off a primary challenge from former Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, Roy Moore. On the Democratic side, Lucy Baxley bested former Governor Don Siegelman 60-36 and will go up against Riley this fall.

Iowa: Secretary of State Chet Culver hung on to win the Democratic primary for Governor and will square off against Jim Nussle in November. In the race to fill Nussle's open seat in IA-1, Democrat Bruce Braley will battle Republican Mike Whalen.

Montana: Republican Senator Conrad Burns easily defeated his primary opposition (72-22) and will face Democrat Jon Tester, who also won yesterday's primary easily (60-36) despite being outspent 2-1 by his opponent.

New Jersey: Albio Sires won the race to fill the 13th Congressional District seat vacated by Democrat Robert Menendez. In the Senate primary, both Menendez and Republican Tom Kean, Jr. cruised to victory, winning 84% and 76% of the vote, respectively.

South Dakota: in the Gubernatorial primary, Democrats chose a 67-year old retired surgeon named Jack Billion to go up against incumbent Republican Mike Rounds this November.

New Mexico: In the Senate primary, Republicans picked Dr. Allen McCulloch to try and unseat four-term Democrat Jeff Bingaman this fall.