Latest Run-off elections News

Early voting opens Saturday for Louisiana's local elections

Nov. 26, 2021 10:33 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's weeklong early voting period for the Dec. 11 election begins Saturday in the 38 parishes that have local competitions on the ballot. Ascension, Bossier, Catahoula, East Baton Rouge, Iberia, Orleans, Rapides and Vernon Parishes have...

US concerned by Bulgarian president's remarks about Crimea

Nov. 22, 2021 11:54 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian President Rumen Radev drew criticism from the United States on Monday for his remarks about the status of the Crimean Peninsula — a day after he secured his second term with a landslide victory in a runoff election. The U.S. Embassy...

Chile’s presidential election heading to runoff between ex-student protester and far right lawmaker

Nov. 21, 2021 20:06 PM EST
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s presidential election heading to runoff between ex-student protester and far right lawmaker.

Atlanta mayor candidates seek to show differences to voters

Nov. 17, 2021 09:25 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's two remaining mayoral candidates sought to differentiate themselves on Tuesday, a day before early voters begin casting ballots in the election to lead Georgia's largest city. City Council President Felicia Moore and Council Member Andre Dickens...

Rickenmann wins runoff to become next mayor of Columbia

Nov. 16, 2021 22:37 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Daniel Rickenmann, a longtime city council member backed by Republicans, has been chosen as the mayor of South Carolina's capital city, a victory that came despite heavy-hitting Democratic endorsements for his opponent. Rickenmann won Tuesday's...

Louisiana voters select 3 new lawmakers in latest election

Nov. 15, 2021 13:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters have filled three vacant state legislative seats in the just-ended election, without needing runoffs and with no changes to the partisan makeup of the Legislature. Results from the secretary of state's office showed that...

Kosovo governing party loses capital in runoff mayoral vote

Nov. 14, 2021 16:37 PM EST

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's governing party suffered a heavy blow Sunday by losing the capital's mayoral post in runoff municipal elections held in almost two-thirds of the country after center-right opposition parties dominated in the first round. About 1.26...

Columbia mayor runoff is between 2 City Council members

Nov. 13, 2021 10:12 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Voters in South Carolina's capital city will choose their new mayor on Tuesday. Columbia is holding a runoff election between two current City Council members — Tameika Isaac Devine and Daniel Rickenmann. Rickenmann received...

Savannah ex-mayor wins Georgia House seat in special vote

Nov. 06, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson has claimed a vacant Georgia state House seat that had been held by state Rep. Mickey Stephens. Jackson won a majority in Tuesday's special election, beating four other candidates without need for a runoff....

New mascot design delayed after questions about originality

Nov. 04, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — An announcement on a new high school mascot has been delayed after it was discovered that some of the designs submitted for the vote weren't original. Among the 33 designs students and staff had voted on at Hanover High School, eight violated the...