Latest Mayoral elections News

Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

May. 27, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time in decades. One of the leading candidates for mayor is Rick Caruso, a...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May. 25, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. May 25, 2022. Editorial: North Carolina gets its own ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, and yes, it’s awful You would think, after the House Bill 2 backlash that occurred in 2016, North Carolina Republicans might think twice...

A guide to Tuesday's primary election in Kentucky

May. 17, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Candidates in Kentucky's primary competed Tuesday for the chance to earn their party’s nominations in federal, state and local races. U.S. SENATE Republican incumbent Rand Paul won his party's nomination as he pursues a third term, defeating...

Candidate who survived shooting wins Louisville mayor nod

May. 17, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Businessman Craig Greenberg won the Democratic primary for mayor of Kentucky's largest city, months after surviving a shooting attempt at his campaign office. Greenberg beat out a crowded field of eight candidates for Louisville mayor and will be buoyed in...

A guide to the May 17 primary election in Kentucky

May. 14, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Candidates in Kentucky's May 17 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party’s nominations in federal, state and local races. U.S. SENATE In his pursuit of a third Senate term, Rand Paul has made a name for himself as a national...

Candidate shooting suspect to remain in federal custody

May. 04, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of shooting at a candidate for mayor of Louisville will remain in federal custody until his trial, a judge has ruled. Quintez Brown should remain locked up because prosecutors showed “by clear and convincing evidence that the proposed...

Louisville mayor's race plays out amid lingering tensions

Apr. 30, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg had a bounce in his step as he made his way from house to house in search of voters on a cold spring afternoon. But when people recognized him, it wasn't for reasons he’d anticipated when he announced his run last year. ...

Records unsealed in mayoral candidate shooting attempt

Apr. 29, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of shooting at a Louisville mayoral candidate browsed the internet for location information of another candidate on the day of the shooting attempt, according to newly released internet search records. Magistrate Judge Colin Lindsay unsealed...

Man accused of shooting at candidate to remain in custody

Apr. 28, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of shooting at a Louisville mayoral candidate will remain in custody while a federal judge considers his case after a detention hearing Thursday. Western District of Kentucky Judge Benjamin Beaton said he will issue a written ruling sometime...

New details revealed in shooting at candidate's headquarters

Apr. 15, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The man accused of shooting at a Louisville mayoral candidate had visited the politician’s home the day before the attack, but left after the gun he brought with him jammed, according to new details alleged by federal prosecutors during a hearing Friday. ...