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Buffalo mayor who lost primary reelected with write-in votes

Nov. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has been elected to a fifth term with a write-in campaign that lifted him to victory over India Walton, the democratic socialist who became a rising star of the left when she defeated him in the Democratic primary, a count of write-in votes...

All eyes on vulnerable House Democrats after election losses

Nov. 04, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many House Democrats, 2021 is looking a lot like 2009, a year when a Republican elected governor in Virginia foreshadowed a dreadful blowout in the next year's midterm elections. Republican Glenn Youngkin's surge to victory in Virginia delivered...

Buffalo mayor claims write-in win as opponent concedes

Nov. 03, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's four-term mayor, Byron Brown, declared victory in his write-in campaign as early results showed him with a likely lead over democratic socialist India Walton, the political newcomer who beat him in the Democratic primary. The Associated...

Adams wins NYC mayor; Wu makes history winning Boston mayor

Nov. 03, 2021 05:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former police captain Eric Adams easily won the race for New York mayor Tuesday, and Boston elected its first woman and Asian American to the city’s top job as voters across the U.S. picked local leaders who were largely defined by their stances on police and crime. ...

Live updates: Youngkin fired up voters better, survey shows

Nov. 03, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

Republican Glenn Youngkin mobilized voters concerned about education and race, while making small gains with suburban voters and other key groups to help his party rebound from Donald Trump’s poor showing in Virginia last year and win the governor’s race. The former...

New York votes: Top contests in Tuesday's election

Nov. 01, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It may lack the drama and high-stakes of last year's presidential election, but New Yorkers are still making important decisions Tuesday in elections to pick mayors, prosecutors, county leaders and other local positions. Voters in New York City will...

India Walton beat Buffalo's mayor once. Can she do it again?

Oct. 28, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When India Walton beat Buffalo’s four-term mayor in a Democratic primary last June, New York’s second largest city looked like it was about to get a leader like no other in its history. She’d be its first female mayor and the first to identify...

Chair of New York Democrats faces criticism over KKK remark

Oct. 19, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the New York Democrats is facing condemnation and calls to resign from members of his own party after he invoked the Ku Klux Klan and its former leader while explaining why he didn't endorse a New York Democratic mayoral candidate. State...

Judges say Buffalo mayor shouldn't be on November ballot

Sep. 17, 2021 13:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown's name should not appear on the November ballot, according to state and federal appellate judges who ruled against his efforts to occupy an independent party line following a loss in the Democratic primary. ...

Appeals court says Buffalo mayor can't be on November ballot

Sep. 16, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A state appellate court Thursday reversed one of two decisions to allow Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate after he lost the Democratic primary. An appeal of the remaining decision is scheduled to...