Latest Run-off elections News

McDaniel challenges Mississippi lt. governor in GOP primary

Jan. 30, 2023 16:47 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris McDaniel — a four-term Mississippi legislator who has lost two races for U.S. Senate in the past decade, including a bitter 2014 election that he refused to concede — announced Monday that he will try to unseat Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann in this year's...

Democrat resigns from Georgia House; special election set

Jan. 24, 2023 18:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Clayton County Democrat resigned from the Georgia House of Representatives, triggering a March special election, according to a proclamation issued Monday by Gov. Brian Kemp. Rep. Mike Glanton, of Jonesboro, served 14 years in the House in two separate stints. The...

Czech government survives no-confidence vote in Parliament

Jan. 19, 2023 03:27 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government has survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote over opposition claims of incompetence. Only the 81 opposition lawmakers in the 200-seat lower house of Parliament voted to dismiss the five-party government led by Prime Minister Petr...

Czech government faces no-confidence vote in Parliament

Jan. 17, 2023 06:48 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government on Tuesday faced a parliamentary no-confidence vote over opposition claims of incompetence. The main opposition centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis accused the government, among other issues, of not doing...

GOP's White files to seek reelection as Mississippi auditor

Jan. 09, 2023 17:54 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Shad White has filed to seek another term as state auditor in Mississippi. White was first appointed to the job by then-Gov. Phil Bryant in 2018 after Stacey Pickering stepped down. White won a four-year term in 2019. ...

Kemp done being underestimated, aims to steer GOP past Trump

Jan. 09, 2023 00:06 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is done being underestimated. Having vanquished both a Donald Trump-backed Republican challenger and Democratic star Stacey Abrams to win reelection, Kemp is looking to expand his influence in his second term, free from the caricature of the...

2 go to runoff for Georgia House seat of ex-speaker Ralston

Jan. 03, 2023 22:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The widow of former Georgia House Speaker David Ralston and a Blue Ridge banker will face off in a Jan. 31 runoff after none of five Republicans won a majority in a special election Tuesday to fill Ralston's seat in House District 7. Sheree Ralston of Blue Ridge, the...

Mississippi governor seeks 2nd term as qualifying opens

Jan. 03, 2023 19:55 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves filed Tuesday to seek reelection, marking the first day candidates for state and local offices can submit qualifying papers for the 2023 election. Feb. 1 is the qualifying deadline for an election that will include statewide...

Ga. secretary of state wants to end general election runoffs

Dec. 14, 2022 11:46 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official urged lawmakers on Wednesday to end general election runoffs — this month's bitter Senate contest was the latest example — but offered no specific proposals, saying there is a “wide range of options.” The push by Republican...

Shreveport elects its first Republican mayor in 28 years

Dec. 11, 2022 10:41 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Voters in Louisiana's third-largest city have elected a Republican mayor for the first time in 28 years. Tom Arceneaux, 71, won a runoff election Saturday to become the next mayor of Shreveport. He defeated Louisiana state Sen. Greg Tarver, a Black Democrat,...