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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney signals she successfully cast her ballot after voting at St. George's Church in New Hartford, N.Y. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, Chenango County informed a state judge it had discovered 55 early voting ballots that weren't canvassed by the local board of election, and therefore weren't included in the vote totals in the ultra-tight race between Tenney and U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi.  The most recent results — which don’t include those ballots — showed Tenney with a 12-vote lead over Brindisi. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth, File)

House race up in air as county finds 55 uncounted ballots

Dec. 1, 2020 7:21 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly a month after Election Day, a county in New York on Tuesday said it had discovered a small batch of uncounted ballots with the potential to sway the outcome of one of the nation's closest battles for a seat in Congress. Chenango County informed a state judge it had discovered 55...

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, speaks at the Staten Island Republican Party headquarters in the New Dorp neighborhood of Staten Island, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York.

It's official: GOP’s Malliotakis ousts Democrat Rose in NYC

Dec. 1, 2020 6:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A final tally of absentee ballots has confirmed that Republican Nicole Malliotakis has defeated U.S. Rep. Max Rose, denying the Democrat a second term representing one of the few conservative-leaning parts of New York City. Malliotakis, a New York State Assembly member, opened a big lead...

Republican Nicole Malliotakis wins election to U.S. House in New York's 11th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Max Rose

Dec. 1, 2020 4:51 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Nicole Malliotakis wins election to U.S. House in New York's 11th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Max Rose.
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Mike Garcia For Congress campaign shows California U.S. Rep Mike Garcia. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, the Republican defeated Democrat Christy Smith to hold the 25th District seat that includes parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Garcia won by 333 votes out of nearly 340,000 cast. (Cynthia Smalley/Mike Garcia For Congress via AP, File)

GOP Rep. Garcia wins in swing House district north of LA

Dec. 1, 2020 4:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia narrowly defeated Democratic rival Christy Smith in a swing district north of Los Angeles, capping an election in which Republicans picked off three other House districts in the heavily Democratic state. The race was called Tuesday by The Associated Press...

In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 photo, Kwanza Hall  answers a question during the Atlanta Police Foundation's Atlanta Mayoral debate hosted by WSB-TV at their studios in Atlanta.. Crime and safety were the main topic of discussion during live debate. (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Georgia runoff to decide short-term successor to John Lewis

Dec. 1, 2020 10:48 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in the Atlanta area were summoned back to the polls on Tuesday to decide who to send to Washington for a month to briefly fill the seat of the late civil rights legend John Lewis. Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall and former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin are...

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Christy Smith For Congress campaign shows candidate Christy Smith. On Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, Smith conceded in a knife-edged loss to Republican Mike Garcia in the race for a California Congressional seat. (Christy Smith For Congress via AP, File)

Democrat concedes in US House race north of LA

Dec. 1, 2020 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Christy Smith conceded Monday in a knife-edged loss to Republican rival Mike Garcia, who retained his Congressional seat in the 25th District north of Los Angeles. “With final votes counted in this race, it’s clear we will not be able to close the 339-vote...

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2020, file photo, Mariannette Miller-Meeks answers a question during a debate with Rita Hart in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa officials on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, were expected to certify a Republican candidate as a six-vote winner for an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, in what is shaping up to be the closest congressional election in decades. Miller-Meeks finished ahead of Democrat Rita Hart in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District after a recount saw her 47-vote lead steadily dwindle to single digits but never be overcome. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette via AP, File)

Iowa board certifies 6-vote Republican win in US House race

Nov. 30, 2020 6:56 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials on Monday certified a Republican candidate as the winner by six votes of an open seat in the U.S. House, in what is shaping up to be the closest congressional election in decades. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks finished ahead of Democrat Rita Hart in Iowa’s...

FILE-In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Robert Franklin, a Laney Professor of Moral Leadership at Emory University's Candler School of Theology, speaks during his

Franklin, Hall vie for a few weeks in Congress from Georgia

Nov. 30, 2020 6:13 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A small number of ballots on Tuesday could decide an extremely short term in Congress as voters in Georgia pick the man who will succeed the civil rights legend John Lewis, if only for a few weeks. Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall and former Morehouse College President Robert...

Lee names former Democratic lawmaker DeBerry as adviser

Nov. 30, 2020 5:49 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has named former Democratic state Rep. John DeBerry Jr. as a senior adviser, Lee's office said Monday. DeBerry begins work Tuesday on the Republican governor's executive leadership team and he will have an office in the Tennessee State Capitol, Lee said in a...

Iowa GOP congressional candidate holds lead after recount

Nov. 28, 2020 6:45 PM EST

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A Republican candidate is hanging onto a single-digit lead in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District after a recount in a race that will help determine the size of Democrats’ majority in the House of Representatives. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks had just six more votes...