Latest Voting districts News

Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures

Jul. 03, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had been wrongly decided and that it was time to “return the issue of abortion to the people's elected representatives” in the states. Whether those elected...

Democrats tap new nominee in Salem-area state Senate race

Jul. 01, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Democrats have a new nominee for what’s expected to be a hard fought state Senate race. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that in a meeting Thursday, local party officials tapped attorney Rich Walsh over two other candidates seeking to represent Senate...

Thomas Lynch wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 30, 2022 20:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Lynch wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District.

Regan Deering wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 13th Congressional District.

Jun. 30, 2022 19:03 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regan Deering wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 13th Congressional District.

Eric Carlson wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 1st Congressional District.

Jun. 30, 2022 19:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Carlson wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Illinois' 1st Congressional District.

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

Jun. 30, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a case that could dramatically change the way elections for Congress and the presidency are conducted by handing more power to state legislatures and blocking state courts from reviewing challenges to the procedures and results. The...

Democrats energized by tight race in GOP-leaning Nebraska

Jun. 29, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A special election in Nebraska was supposed to be an easy win for House Republicans. It instead was the tightest race in decades in the GOP-dominated district, boosting confidence among Democrats hoping to energize voters by tapping into public outrage over the U.S. Supreme...

Some Colorado GOP hardliners fall short in primary elections

Jun. 29, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Voters in Colorado's Republican primaries opted Tuesday for candidates widely considered stronger challengers to Democrats' stranglehold on the state's top offices, decisively rejecting right-wing candidates for U.S. Senate, governor and secretary of state. Voters...

Adam Frisch wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.

Jun. 29, 2022 12:32 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Frisch wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.

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.