Latest Mayoral elections News

Louisiana high court to rule on mayor's reelection bid

Aug. 16, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Louisiana law does not require that a candidate who mistakenly fills in the wrong address on a qualification form must be tossed off the ballot, a lawyer for Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins told the Louisiana Supreme Court on Tuesday. A lawsuit says Perkins...

Supreme Court hearing set on Shreveport mayor reelection bid

Aug. 12, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s Supreme Court has set arguments for Tuesday on whether Shreveport’s mayor can run for reelection in November after using the wrong address when he signed up for the race. A lawsuit says Mayor Adrian Perkins did not use the address where he claims...

Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

Aug. 10, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff who was a once powerful figure in Republican politics but was ousted nearly six years ago amid frustration over his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, was defeated Wednesday in a race for mayor of the affluent suburb...

Former longtime Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses race for mayor of Fountain Hills in his third failed comeback bid in Arizona

Aug. 10, 2022 20:44 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Former longtime Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses race for mayor of Fountain Hills in his third failed comeback bid in Arizona.

Appeal court: Shreveport mayor disqualified from reelection

Aug. 08, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The mayor of Shreveport cannot run for reelection because he signed up for this fall's elections using the wrong address, a Louisiana appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a state district judge who ruled last week that...

Arizona's Arpaio narrows rival's lead in comeback attempt

Aug. 03, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Phoenix metro sheriff who was ousted in 2016 by voters frustrated with his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, has narrowed his opponent’s lead in the race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he has lived for more than two decades. ...

Joe Arpaio trails opponent in small town mayor's race

Aug. 03, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Phoenix metro sheriff who was ousted by voters frustrated with his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, is trailing his opponent in the race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he has lived for more than two decades. The...

Biden, Harris endorse Rep. Karen Bass in LA mayor's race

Aug. 02, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris jointly endorsed U.S. Rep. Karen Bass on Tuesday to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, providing a boost to her campaign against billionaire developer Rick Caruso and cementing her place as the favorite of the Democratic...

Charlotte mayor wins, Wake sheriff loses in local elections

Jul. 27, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of North Carolina's largest city has won another term as mayor, while the top law enforcement officer in the state's largest county fell short in his reelection bid following a primary runoff. Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles won a third term on Tuesday, as...

Charlotte, Greensboro pick mayors as NC local elections held

Jul. 26, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen North Carolina municipalities or counties are choosing new elected officials, with some picking party nominees for the fall. Voting precincts were slated to be open in these areas from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. ...