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Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.5.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

* As if New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) weren't in enough trouble, New York State Democratic Committee Chair Jay Jacobs, a longtime ally of the governor, is now calling on Cuomo to resign.

* Jessica Cisneros' primary campaign against Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) last year was one of the most competitive primaries of the 2020 cycle. Though the incumbent congressman ultimately prevailed by three points, Cisneros wants a rematch in 2022.

* Speaking of rematches, former Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R) lost to incumbent Rep. Jared Golden (D) in Maine in 2018, and the Republican announced yesterday that he'll run against Golden again next year.

* The Democratic National Committee's staff is unionizing, joining the Service Employees International Union Local 500 in D.C. The New York Times noted that this will be "the first time a national party organization will have a unionized work force."

* Wisconsin election officials said this week that they've removed more than 205,000 residents from the state's voter rolls, including more than 174,000 voters who haven't cast a ballot in four years and didn't respond to a mailing.

* Speaking of the Badger State, the field of Democratic U.S. Senate candidates in Wisconsin got a little smaller yesterday, with state Sen. Chris Larson ending his campaign and endorsing Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.

* And in Alaska, former half-term Gov. Sarah Palin (R) -- remember her? -- told a local church leader that she might run for the U.S. Senate next year if she believed God wants her to. Incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is expected to run for re-election, but she hasn't officially announced her 2022 plans.