Latest Run-off elections News

South Carolina runoff pits Trump candidate against GOP governor's endorsement

Jun. 25, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Longtime friends former President Donald Trump and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster are on opposite sides as voters on Tuesday in the state's 3rd Congressional District choose their Republican nominee. Also at stake in the primary runoffs in South Carolina...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in South Carolina's state primary runoffs

Jun. 21, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina will hold runoff elections on Tuesday to decide a handful of races in which no candidate received a majority of the vote in the primary held just two weeks earlier. In the 3rd Congressional District, a candidate backed by former President Donald...

Former federal official Johnson and ex-Trump aide Jack win Georgia GOP nominations for US House

Jun. 18, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans settled two congressional nominations in Tuesday runoffs, with a former federal official defeating a man who was convicted for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and an ex-aide to Donald Trump winning in a race for an open seat in...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Georgia's primary runoffs

Jun. 14, 2024 07:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A southwest Georgia Republican who served a brief federal prison sentence for his actions inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is among those running on Tuesday for a chance to serve in Congress when the state holds primary runoff elections in a handful of U.S. House and...

GOP women who helped defeat a near-total abortion ban are losing reelection in South Carolina

Jun. 12, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A near-total abortion ban was defeated in South Carolina with the help of the only three Republican women in the Senate, but after Tuesday’s primary, they’re losing their election bids. Voters handed the senators – and winners of the John F. Kennedy...

Republican Mark Burns advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mark Burns advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District.

Republican Sheri Biggs advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 21:22 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sheri Biggs advances to primary runoff election in South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District.

US Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas fights off challenge from gun-rights activist in GOP runoff

May. 29, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas narrowly won his primary Tuesday against a gun-rights activist who pushed the border congressman into a bruising runoff that threatened to unseat a U.S. House incumbent. Another prominent Texas Republican, state House...

Gains but no triumph for a far-right German party in local elections in an eastern state

May. 27, 2024 02:55 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany made gains but failed to secure outright victories in local elections in an eastern state where the party is strong and its regional leader, one of the party's best-known figures, was recently convicted of knowingly using a Nazi slogan in a...

Roughly halfway through primary season, runoffs in Texas are testing 2 prominent Republicans

May. 25, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The 2024 primary season is roughly halfway over and there have been few shakeups so far, with just one U.S. House member defeated and incumbents widely prevailing in state Capitols. But the runoffs in Texas on Tuesday are a test for two prominent Republicans:...