Latest Run-off elections News

Georgia GOP to choose congressional nominees, with candidates including man convicted in Jan. 6 riot

Jun. 18, 2024 00:15 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans are settling two congressional nominations in Tuesday runoffs, with a former Donald Trump aide bidding for an open seat and a man convicted for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, running in a different district. ...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Georgia's primary runoffs

Jun. 14, 2024 07:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A southwest Georgia Republican who served a brief federal prison sentence for his actions inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is among those running on Tuesday for a chance to serve in Congress when the state holds primary runoff elections in a handful of U.S. House and...

GOP women who helped defeat a near-total abortion ban are losing reelection in South Carolina

Jun. 12, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A near-total abortion ban was defeated in South Carolina with the help of the only three Republican women in the Senate, but after Tuesday’s primary, they’re losing their election bids. Voters handed the senators – and winners of the John F. Kennedy...

Republican Mark Burns advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mark Burns advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District.

Republican Sheri Biggs advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 21:22 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sheri Biggs advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District.

US Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas fights off challenge from gun-rights activist in GOP runoff

May. 29, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas narrowly won his primary Tuesday against a gun-rights activist who pushed the border congressman into a bruising runoff that threatened to unseat a U.S. House incumbent. Another prominent Texas Republican, state House...

Gains but no triumph for a far-right German party in local elections in an eastern state

May. 27, 2024 02:55 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany made gains but failed to secure outright victories in local elections in an eastern state where the party is strong and its regional leader, one of the party's best-known figures, was recently convicted of knowingly using a Nazi slogan in a...

Roughly halfway through primary season, runoffs in Texas are testing 2 prominent Republicans

May. 25, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The 2024 primary season is roughly halfway over and there have been few shakeups so far, with just one U.S. House member defeated and incumbents widely prevailing in state Capitols. But the runoffs in Texas on Tuesday are a test for two prominent Republicans:...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in the Texas primary runoffs

May. 24, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two prominent Texas Republicans are looking to settle political scores within their own party in the primary runoff elections on Tuesday, when voters will decide nearly three dozen unresolved races from the state’s March 5 primary. For entirely different...

Georgia Justice Andrew Pinson beats challenger as 2 Republicans head to runoff in open US House seat

May. 22, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state Supreme Court incumbent has won an election that was unusually heated by the standards of the state's nonpartisan judicial elections, while voters in the state also advanced a former Donald Trump aide and a former state Senate majority leader to a GOP runoff for an...