Latest Run-off elections News

In divided votes, NC legislature OK's another primary delay

Jan. 19, 2022 16:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A divided General Assembly agreed Wednesday to delay North Carolina's already postponed primaries by another three weeks, with Republicans citing uncertainty surrounding their new redistricting maps for the date change. But with the legislation approved on...

Democrats pan plan by N. Carolina GOP to delay primary again

Jan. 18, 2022 17:52 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic legislative leaders on Tuesday panned a fast-moving effort by Republicans to delay primary elections by another three weeks, saying scheduling should be left to the state Supreme Court that is scrutinizing GOP redistricting plans. ...

Leftist millennial vows to remake Chile after historic win

Dec. 20, 2021 15:46 PM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Former leftist student leader Gabriel Boric will be under quick pressure from his youthful supporters to fulfill his promises to remake Chile after the millennial politician scored a historic victory in the country's presidential runoff election. And he...

US Sen. Jon Ossoff of Georgia announces birth of daughter

Dec. 20, 2021 12:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A senator from Georgia has welcomed his first child. U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff, 34, said on social media Monday that his wife, Dr. Alisha Kramer, gave birth Friday to a daughter. “Alisha and I are overjoyed and totally in love with Eva Beth Ossoff,” Jon...

French conservative candidate vows to end Macron's centrism

Dec. 11, 2021 14:05 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — In her first address as a presidential candidate for France's main conservative party, Valérie Pécresse vowed Saturday to break with President Emmanuel Macron's centrist policies and to defeat the extremism of the far-right candidates in the race. France is holding...

Democrat from east Mississippi takes oath in state Senate

Dec. 08, 2021 17:28 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate is back up to its full membership of 52 people. Democratic Sen. Rod Hickman of Macon was sworn in Wednesday at the state Capitol, with his 7-year-old daughter, Ari Elizabeth Hickman, holding a Bible as he took his oath. ...

Fiebelkorn, Grout win Albuquerque council runoff elections

Dec. 08, 2021 15:25 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Tammy Fiebelkorn and Republican Renee Grout were winners in Tuesday’s runoff election that settled the last two positions on the Albuquerque City Council’s nine-member legislative body. Grout and Fiebelkorn will join four previously elected...

Wyoming lawmakers again oppose Trump-backed election changes

Dec. 08, 2021 12:36 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have again decided not to move forward with major election changes supported by former President Donald Trump. The Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee voted to indefinitely set aside a bill that would establish...

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

Dec. 01, 2021 21:17 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor. Without serious competition in a Democratic primary, the announcement could...

Former news anchor elected Cedar Rapids mayor in runoff

Dec. 01, 2021 08:22 AM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former television news anchor Tiffany O’Donnell has been elected mayor of Cedar Rapids. O’Donnell garnered 68% of the vote to businesswoman Amara Andrews’ 32% in Tuesday’s runoff election. The runoff was triggered when no candidate...