Latest Run-off elections News

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff

Jul. 9, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Voters in the 3rd District GOP primary runoff chose state Rep. Greg Murphy of...

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...

Ex-first lady heads to runoff in Guatemala presidential race

Jun. 17, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former first lady emerged Monday as the top vote-getter in the first round of Guatemala's presidential election, but she will have to compete in an August runoff that will determine the next leader of this Central American nation where tens of thousands have fled poverty and gang...

Denver's Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff

Jun. 5, 2019 3:45 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger, Jamie Giellis, for running a spirited campaign that forced a feisty debate over the impacts of rapid urban development and focused attention on the city's...

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor

Jun. 5, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver's runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rapid development and population growth. Unofficial returns showed Hancock with a 56%-to-44% lead over Jamie Giellis...

Lithuanian economist wins presidential election

May. 26, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Prominent economist Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential election after his opponent conceded defeat Sunday. "I am grateful to the people who voted today and I can promise that politics will be different now in Lithuania. Everybody deserves a better life in our beautiful...

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

May. 25, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president have one thing in common: They want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric. Gitanas Nauseda, a prominent economist, and Ingrida Simonyte, a former finance...