What are the big statewide races this year? What are the big statewide races this year? There are seven statewide offices that will appear on everyone’s ballot. These are the primary election for senator in congress, governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer and state auditor. Depending on where you live, you may also be voting on candidates for representative in congress, state representative, state senator, district attorney, county commissioner, clerk of courts and register of deeds.