Primary Races for HIV Advocates to Watch on June's Super Tuesday

Primary Races for HIV Advocates to Watch on June's Super Tuesday

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Midterm primary elections have a tendency to fly under the radar of the vast majority of the nation's population. Unlike their presidential counterparts, which are covered 24/7 by the national news media, midterm primaries are generally relegated to the province of state and local news. However, a number of primary elections coming up on Tuesday, June 5, hold particular significance for people living with and affected by HIV all across the U.S., regardless of whether they can vote in them. TheBody has compiled a rundown of the races HIV advocates need to be looking at this Tuesday.

Drew Gibson is a freelance writer and a policy associate at AIDS United in Washington, D.C. You can follow him on Twitter at @SuppressThis or visit his blog "Virally Suppressed," which covers a multitude of issues related to public health and social justice.

Image Credit: Trifonenko for iStock via Thinkstock

Midterm primary elections have a tendency to fly under the radar of the vast majority of the nation's population. Unlike their presidential counterparts, which are covered 24/7 by the national news media, midterm primaries are generally relegated to the province of state and local news. However, a number of primary elections coming up on Tuesday, June 5, hold particular significance for people living with and affected by HIV all across the U.S., regardless of whether they can vote in them. TheBody has compiled a rundown of the races HIV advocates need to be looking at this Tuesday.

Drew Gibson is a freelance writer and a policy associate at AIDS United in Washington, D.C. You can follow him on Twitter at @SuppressThis or visit his blog "Virally Suppressed," which covers a multitude of issues related to public health and social justice.

Image Credit: Trifonenko for iStock via Thinkstock