Stories tagged: elections
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 4:15 a.m.
Voters might want to brave the cold and return their ballots to the post office or ballot boxes in person for today’s special election a Spokane County Election official said.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Congo’s presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the disputed election, declaring on Saturday that “you can’t manufacture results behind closed doors.”
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Congo’s top archbishop is urging peace on the eve of a long-delayed presidential election, saying differences of opinion are no reason to “light the country on fire.”
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government agreed Monday to hold early elections in April after the ruling coalition appeared to come up short on votes needed to pass a contentious …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Problems in the Florida vote count might be due to incompetence, or fraud, or both – but it’s fair to ask whether these Democratic counties are intentionally slow-rolling the recount.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor on Saturday, just hours before counties must turn in their official results following days of recounting ballots.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Montana’s midterm elections saw a record number of absentee ballots overwhelm voting machines, found election officials in a dozen counties hand-counting votes and underscored the need to replace hundreds of …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 3 a.m.
On Tuesday night, America stepped back from the abyss.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party in the midterm elections, powered by a suburban revolt that has threatened what’s left of the president’s …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
The nation’s view of our democracy has always been a unique contradiction of cheering, wailing and disinterest. The shining city on the hill is also a swampy snake pit. The …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
Leadership today is more important than ever, so choose wisely when exercising one’s franchise.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week’s election.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency of Latin America’s largest nation Sunday as voters looked past warnings that the brash former army captain would erode democracy and embraced a …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate – an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Afghanistan’s first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 36 people, key election workers failing to show up …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
Beto O’Rourke’s response to a question during a Houston town hall meeting this past summer lasted only four minutes. But for some Democrats it said everything. It was authentic.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
With some voters hoping for a fresh start and others fearing the worst is yet to come, Brazilians cast ballots on Sunday in a divisive election that comes on the …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 6:07 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday in protest against the presidential front-runner, a far-right congressman whose campaign has exposed and deepened divisions in Latin America’s largest …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Taking center stage at the United Nations, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of trying to interfere in the upcoming U.S. congressional elections because it opposes his tough trade …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 9 a.m.
Zimbabwe on Sunday inaugurated a president for the second time in nine months as the country once jubilant over the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe is now largely subdued …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Republican candidate Susan Hutchison challenged incumbent Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell on Friday to a series of 10 debates to be held in each congressional district throughout Washington.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, noon
Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country’s Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers lengthened her lead over Democrat Lisa Brown Friday as the ballot count continued in Washington’s 5th Congressional District primary.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
The November race for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress will be the closest campaign in at least two decades. What are the signs that each candidate has the edge heading …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa won election Friday with just over 50 percent of the ballots as the ruling party maintained control of the government in the first vote since the …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Soldiers and police fired live rounds, water cannons and tear gas at furious protesters who threw rocks and burned vehicles Wednesday in Zimbabwe’s capital, dashing the optimism of an election …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
Facebook said it has uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Cambodians voting in Sunday’s general election will have a nominal choice of 20 parties, but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 33 years in power, …