Latest Run-off elections News

DeSantis puts his imprint on school board races in Florida

Sep. 05, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In her 24 years as a school board member in Florida, Marta Perez proposed a Bible study class for students, opposed a measure to boost anti-racism curricula after the killing of George Floyd and spoke out against adopting a textbook that included pictures of contraceptive methods...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 01, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. August 25, 2022. Editorial: DeSantis and Cabinet badly botched FDLE appointment It’s one of the most important hiring decisions a Florida governor can make, and it happened this week. But nobody noticed (until now), and maybe that was the...

Slow tallies in close Kenya presidential vote feed anxiety

Aug. 12, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Vote-tallying in Kenya’s close presidential election isn’t moving fast enough, the electoral commission chair said Friday, while parallel counting by local media stopped or dramatically slowed amid public concerns about censorship or meddling. Differing...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Aug. 11, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

Times and Democrat. August 10, 2022. Editorial: S.C. has more than climate vs. wildfires South Carolina and Georgia are glad to be the exceptions. Nearly 70% of the U.S. population across parts of every state in the continental United States, except for...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Aug. 05, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

The Index-Journal. August 1, 2022. Editorial: Juvenile justice reform takes more than new appointee At the risk of sounding anti-jail and anti-prison, having already weighed in on a “lock ’em up” approach that’s all too often taken to resolving crime, we say...

Charlotte, Greensboro pick mayors as NC local elections held

Jul. 26, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen North Carolina municipalities or counties are choosing new elected officials, with some picking party nominees for the fall. Voting precincts were slated to be open in these areas from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. ...

Calvey, Gieger still headed to runoff after Oklahoma recount

Jul. 13, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former state Rep. Kevin Calvey and veteran prosecutor Gayland Gieger are still headed to an August runoff in the race for Oklahoma County’s top prosecutor following a manual recount, state election officials said Wednesday. Calvey and Gieger were the top two...

Early voting begins for July 26 city, county elections in NC

Jul. 07, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Early in-person voting began on Thursday for the July 26 local elections for positions to serve in over a dozen North Carolina municipalities or counties. Voters in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hickory, Mooresville and Sanford are choosing mayors, city...

Republican Josh Brecheen advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 29, 2022 12:29 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Josh Brecheen advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Hard-line conservative Reps. Boebert, Miller win primaries

Jun. 29, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of Congress’ staunchest conservatives repelled more centrist alternatives to lock up Republican nominations on Tuesday, even as the party’s voters chose to turn out a six-term incumbent in Mississippi. Illinois Republican Rep. Mary Miller won her primary...