Latest Run-off elections News

Lithuania's presidential contest heads to runoff vote

May. 12, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A prominent economist and a former finance minister held the top two spots in returns from Lithuania's presidential election Sunday and appeared headed to a runoff ballot later this month to choose a successor to incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite. With 1,631 of the country's 1,972...

The Latest: Lithuania heads to runoff vote to pick president

May. 12, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Lithuania (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Voting results from Lithuania's presidential election indicate a prominent economist and a former finance minister will advance to a runoff ballot later this month to pick a successor to incumbent...

Macedonia's president-elect to focus on EU accession drive

May. 6, 2019 8:21 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June. Stevo Pendarovski, backed by North Macedonia's center-left...

Government's candidate wins North Macedonia runoff

May. 5, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Stevo Pendarovski, the presidential candidate backed by North Macedonia's center-left government, won the presidency Sunday in a runoff election with a conservative rival. State election commission chief Oliver Derkorski announced late Sunday that with nearly 99 percent of...

The Latest: North Macedonia voter turnout nears threshold

May. 5, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the runoff presidential election in North Macedonia (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Election officials in North Macedonia say voter turnout in the runoff presidential election is close to the threshold needed for results to be valid. North Macedonia's State...

A look at the 2 candidates for North Macedonia's presidency

May. 4, 2019 4:09 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Newly renamed North Macedonia heads to the polls on Sunday for runoff presidential elections. Two candidates, both university professors, are competing for the post after the third candidate was knocked in last month's first round. Although the president has a largely...

Physicians seeking Walter Jones seat advance to GOP runoff

May. 1, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two physicians advanced Tuesday to a Republican runoff in the special election to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. The last candidate standing from the 17-member GOP field ultimately will take on a former North Carolina mayor who won the Democratic primary. State Rep. Greg...

The Latest: GOP runoff in North Carolina congressional race

Apr. 30, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election primaries in the race to fill the seat of the late Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina (all times local): 10 p.m. There's going to be a runoff in the Republican primary to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. State Rep. Greg Murphy...

Physician Joan Perry advances to Republican primary runoff in election to succeed North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr.

Apr. 30, 2019 9:57 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Physician Joan Perry advances to Republican primary runoff in election to succeed North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr.

North Carolina, US Rep: Ex-mayor wins Democratic primary

Apr. 30, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Allen Thomas, a former North Carolina mayor, has won the Democratic primary in the race to fill the seat of the late North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr.   Thomas, the former mayor of Greenville, won the special election primary Tuesday in the 3rd Congressional District,...