Latest Senate elections News

NC board, citing fraud probe, rejects Green Party for ballot

Jun. 30, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections rejected the Green Party’s petition for their candidates to appear on November ballots Thursday, citing its ongoing fraud investigation that questions the validity of more than 2,000 signatures that party officials turned in to...

Voter registration continues to rise in Kentucky

Jun. 30, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More new voters were added to Kentucky's registration rolls than were removed in May, marking the third straight month of gains, Secretary of State Michael Adams said. From May 18 — when the rolls reopened for registration following the state's May 17...

Some Colorado GOP hardliners fall short in primary elections

Jun. 29, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Voters in Colorado's Republican primaries opted Tuesday for candidates widely considered stronger challengers to Democrats' stranglehold on the state's top offices, decisively rejecting right-wing candidates for U.S. Senate, governor and secretary of state. Voters...

Lawyer who left Jan. 6 panel seeking Missouri US Senate seat

Jun. 29, 2022 08:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney who held key roles in the George W. Bush administration and who left his post last week as a senior investigator for the U.S. House committee probing the Jan. 6 insurrection said Wednesday he is running for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat as an independent. ...

Sen. Mike Lee brushes off opponents to win Utah GOP primary

Jun. 29, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Sen. Mike Lee won Utah’s Republican primary Tuesday, brushing off attacks from two challengers who criticized him for his unwavering loyalty to former President Donald Trump and uncompromising lawmaking style. Lee’s decisive victory marked a win for...

Kathy Salvi wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois primary election.

Jun. 29, 2022 01:04 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kathy Salvi wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois primary election.

Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:45 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Lankford wins; Mullin, Shannon advance in US Senate primary

Jun. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. James Lankford won Tuesday’s GOP primary outright in his race for reelection to another six-year term in the U.S. Senate, while U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin and former House Speaker T.W. Shannon advanced to a runoff in Oklahoma's other U.S. Senate race. ...

Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Mike Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah primary election.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:28 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Lee wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Utah primary election.