Latest House elections News

US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement

Oct. 17, 2019 5:20 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement.

Reports show incumbent Nevada Democrats with large cash lead

Oct. 16, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New campaign fundraising reports show Republicans are gearing up to try to win back two congressional seats in Nevada, but they've got a long way to go to match the money that incumbent Democrats have amassed. Federal election fundraising reports filed by Tuesday night's deadline show...

Congresswoman Torres Small continues to outraise GOP foes

Oct. 16, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small continues to outraise her Republican opponents in southern New Mexico's closely watched U.S. House race, new federal documents show. According to Federal Election Commission filings posted Tuesday, the Las Cruces Democrat pulled in $556,453...

Race for Oregon secretary of state heats up

Oct. 16, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The race to become Oregon's next secretary of state has heated up with former House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson announcing her candidacy. The Democratic state representative said Wednesday her priorities, if she wins, would be to keep elections free and fair and protect them from...

New Mexico candidates for Congress highlight cash flow

Oct. 15, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico candidates in open races for the U.S. House and Senate have been collecting campaign cash at a fast clip even as prominent Democratic contenders forgo contributions from corporate political committees, according to disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission on...

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

Oct. 15, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress. Schilling told a Phoenix sports radio station Tuesday that he decided not to run because of "things that have been said and done" to his wife and children since he announced he was thinking about...

New Mexico legislative caucuses stockpile money for 2020

Oct. 15, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Money is being stockpiled by leading state legislators under specialized political committees that can collect five-times as much cash per donor as standard campaigns and committees, according to campaign finance reports posted Tuesday. Campaign finance reforms enacted this year by...

Only Democrat running for Kansas 2nd seat drops out of race

Oct. 15, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The only Democratic candidate running for an eastern Kansas congressional seat has dropped out of the race. Abbie Hodgson announced Tuesday that she was ending her campaign in the 2nd District. WIBW-TV reports that Hodgson said she didn't have a "viable path" for winning the seat now...

State lawmaker running for western Kansas seat in Congress

Oct. 15, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A prominent Republican state legislator has launched a campaign for the western Kansas seat in Congress. State Rep. Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill announced his candidacy Tuesday in the 1st Congressional District. Waymaster has been chairman of the Kansas House Appropriations committee...

Omar gets a primary challenger in organizer John Mason

Oct. 15, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Community organizer John Mason says he'll challenge U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar in a Democratic primary for Minnesota's 5th District. Mason, a first-time candidate, said Tuesday he wants to build on President Barack Obama's accomplishments in health care care, education, gun control and the...