Latest Election recounts News

Cabán calls it quits in contested Queens DA race

Aug. 6, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A local Democratic primary for Queens district attorney that gained national attention finally reached its end Tuesday, with public defender Tiffany Cabán conceding to Queens Borough President Melinda Katz after a judicial review of disputed ballots didn't significantly alter Katz's...

Recount ends in narrow prosecutor's race; rivalry persists

Jul. 25, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Queens Borough President Melinda Katz declared victory over public defender Tiffany Cabán in the race for the Democratic nomination for Queens district attorney after a recount in the roller-caster race concluded Thursday, but Cabán vowed to keep fighting in court. The manual...

The Latest: Euro ministers reject new Greek PM's appeal

Jul. 8, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Greece's election of a new government (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Greece's bailout creditors have rejected a call by the country's new government to ease strict budget targets that were agreed to after Athens received billions in rescue loans. Eurogroup President Mario...

Guatemala confirms ex-1st lady, doctor to face off in runoff

Jul. 1, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities said Monday a recount confirmed that the top two vote-getters in June's presidential election will compete in a runoff. Supreme Electoral Tribunal officials said at a news conference that former first lady Sandra Torres and Dr. Alejandro Giammattei will face each...

Guatemalan authorities raid electoral offices amid recount

Jun. 26, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Attorney General's Office says it has searched the offices of the country's election commission following supposed inconsistencies in the vote count in the June 16 general elections. The search led to the suspension of a planned vote-by-vote recount. Authorities say...

Guatemala ready for 'vote-by-vote election recount

Jun. 25, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemalan officials say they will begin on Wednesday a "vote-by-vote" recount of the country's June 16 general election results. Political party leaders say they reached an agreement with election officials to review the disputed vote tallies. Elmer Palencia of the Valor political party...

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands

Jun. 23, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's repeated mayoral election in Istanbul (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Tens of thousands of people attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey's largest city. Ekrem Imamoglu spoke late Sunday...

Opposition win in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's Erdogan

Jun. 23, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party had on leading Turkey's largest city. "Thank you, Istanbul," Ekrem...