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Kobach, Colyer headline GOP fundraising pheasant hunt

Sep. 24, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State and candidate for Kansas governor Kris Kobach will team up with current Gov. Jeff Colyer for a $15,000-a-person pheasant hunt in October to raise money for the state Republican Party. The Kansas City Star reports that Colyer and Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann are...

Many states' governor's races become proxy battle over Trump

Sep. 23, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes. With that background and his party controlling all statewide...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

Pilot program of overseas voting app to spread across state

Sep. 21, 2018 4:02 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia secretary of state says a pilot program of a mobile voting app for overseas citizens is being extended to 24 counties for the November general election. The Dominion Post quotes Secretary of State Mac Warner as saying in a release that voters from six counties...

DeSantis not returning cash to donor who called Obama N-word

Sep. 20, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis' campaign for Florida governor said Thursday he will no longer accept money from a donor who used the N-word in a tweet about former President Barack Obama, but said contributions the donor's company made won't be returned because they were already...

Georgia state House primary voided over error; redo ordered

Sep. 20, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge has ordered the election for a state House seat in North Georgia be redone after dozens voted in the wrong race. Rep. Dan Gasaway, of Homer, will get another chance to retain his seat after it appeared he lost the May 22 Republican primary to challenger Chris Erwin by 67 votes, The...

Kevin Nicholson voices support for Vukmir in Senate race

Sep. 20, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Kevin Nicholson is voicing his support for Leah Vukmir, a month after she defeated him in the GOP Senate primary. Nicholson sent an email to supporters on Thursday where he reaffirmed his support for Vukmir, which he had first voiced the night of his defeat. Vukmir beat him...

Georgia state House primary voided over error; redo ordered

Sep. 19, 2018 9:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge has ordered a redo in a state House primary election where dozens cast their ballots in the wrong race. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Chris Erwin had appeared to have won the House District 28 Republican primary in May by 67 votes over Rep. Dan Gasaway. But Gasaway...

Judge in Nevada nullifies results of GOP primary election

Sep. 19, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas judge has nullified the results of a Republican primary election, saying the apparent winner didn't file campaign finance reports on time. Jason Burke defeated Mack Miller by 122 votes in the June 12 primary for state Assembly District 5, but Clark County District Judge Jim...

Chairman, former chairman to face off on Fort Berthold

Sep. 19, 2018 9:33 AM EDT

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Unofficial results of the primary election on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation indicate Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox will face former chairman Tex Hall in November's general election. KFYR-TV reports that Fox and Hall were the top two vote-getters among five...