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FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Holyoke, Mass., Mayor Alex Morse announces the cancellation of the city's St. Patrick's Day parade and road race due to public health concerns related to the coronavirus. In a statement Sunday night, Aug. 9, Morse denied allegations of sexual misconduct with students, while an adjunct lecturer at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and vowed to continue his congressional run. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, File)

Mayor denies misconduct allegations; continuing Congress run

Aug. 10, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state university is investigating a mayor and adjunct lecturer who was accused of sexual misconduct as he runs for Congress. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse said in a statement Sunday night he denies the allegations and will continue his congressional run. Morse said he has...

Poland's conservative President Andrzej Duda,left, being sworn in for his second five-year term by lawmakers at the parliament in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. As precaution against the coronavirus spread all lawmakers were wearing masks. First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda is standing by Duda.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Poland's leader sworn in for 2nd term as critics stay away

Aug. 6, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s conservative President Andrzej Duda was sworn in for a second five-year term Thursday, but many opposition lawmakers and former presidents and prime ministers broke with tradition and stayed away from the ceremony. The political figures missing as Duda took the oath of...

This Tuesday, July 28, 2020 photo shows mayoral candidate Clarinda Vail outside the lodge she manages in Tusayan, Ariz. About 240 residents of Tusayan are registered to vote in the primary election that will decide the mayoral race Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

Longtime Tusayan resident is leading in bid to oust mayor

Aug. 5, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A woman who has long opposed massive development in Tusayan on the outskirts of Grand Canyon National Park had a strong lead in the mayoral race. Clarinda Vail had nearly 60% of the vote from Tuesday's primary election in her bid to oust the current mayor, Craig Sanderson. But the...

The Latest: Veteran congressman ousted in Missouri primary

Aug. 5, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Missouri primary election (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in...

FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 2020 file photo, incumbent President Andrzej Duda flashes a victory sign in Pultusk, Poland. The Supreme Court of Poland has upheld the reelection of President Andrzej Duda after deciding that complaints about the validity of the country’s presidential election were insufficient to void the results. The ruling paves the way for Duda to take the oath of office before both chambers of parliament on Thursday Aug. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)

Poland's top court confirms Duda's election for president

Aug. 3, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Supreme Court of Poland on Monday upheld the reelection of President Andrzej Duda after deciding that complaints about the validity of the country's presidential election were insufficient to void the results. The ruling paves the way for Duda to take the oath of office before...

Ex-candidate charged with fraud on nominating petitions

Jul. 31, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former Flagstaff mayoral candidate accused of forging petition signatures to appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot has been indicted on fraud and other charges. The indictment filed Thursday alleged Victor John Varela signed the names of six other people on his nominating...

This Tuesday, July 28, 2020 photo shows Tusayan, Ariz., Mayor Craig Sanderson posing outside the aircraft he flies for tours over the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona. About 240 residents of Tusayan are registered to vote in the primary election that will decide the mayoral race Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

Incumbent mayor of tiny Arizona town faces longtime rival

Jul. 30, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) — Along a stretch of highway leading to the Grand Canyon, there's a hint of an upcoming election: hand-painted signs encourage voters to choose the candidate who says she'll represent everyone. Clarinda Vail is challenging the incumbent Mayor Craig Sanderson to oversee Tusayan —...

Alabama city's elections hit by fight over chemical lawsuits

Jul. 26, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Contamination from a chemical plant in north Alabama is tainting something else — elections in the city of Decatur. Three City Council members seeking reelection tell The Decatur Daily that Mayor Tab Bowling and a lawyer are trying to influence August elections by recruiting and...

Treasurer announces mayoral bid in Wilmington

Jul. 18, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A city treasurer in Delaware has joined the race for a mayoral seat in the state. Treasurer Velda Jones-Potter filed Friday to challenge Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki for the party’s primary scheduled to be held in September, The Delaware News Journal reported. She joins...

First-time candidates raise most in Honolulu mayor's race

Jul. 15, 2020 9:24 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — First-time political candidates Keith Amemiya and Rick Blangiardi reported the largest war chests for this year’s Honolulu mayor’s race. Former Mayor Mufi Hannemann, former U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa and City Councilwoman Kym Pine also have raised significant amounts, Amemiya...