Latest Run-off elections News

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

Dec. 01, 2021 21:17 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor. Without serious competition in a Democratic primary, the announcement could...

Former news anchor elected Cedar Rapids mayor in runoff

Dec. 01, 2021 08:22 AM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former television news anchor Tiffany O’Donnell has been elected mayor of Cedar Rapids. O’Donnell garnered 68% of the vote to businesswoman Amara Andrews’ 32% in Tuesday’s runoff election. The runoff was triggered when no candidate...

Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race over Moore

Dec. 01, 2021 00:07 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past the council’s current president, Felicia Moore, after finishing second to her in November. Dickens won a...

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...