Elections

  • Dems Push for California Recall Changes

    by - Sep 16, 2021
    By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom handily defeated a recall election that could have removed him from office, but his Democratic allies in the Legislature already are seeking changes that could...
  • Newsom Recall Effort Fails in California

    by - Sep 15, 2021
    By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite warnings the race would be close, California Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively defeated efforts to kick him out of office, a win the Democrat...
  • Report: Most Election Security Money Unspent

    Congress provided hundreds of millions of dollars to shore up the nation’s election system against cyberattacks and other threats, but roughly two-thirds of the money remained unspent just weeks before last year’s presidential election. A recently...
  • Georgia Board to Review Fulton Elections

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s State Election Board on Wednesday took a step toward a possible eventual takeover of elections in the state’s most populous county under a process outlined in the state’s sweeping new voting law...
  • Hochul Plans to Run for NY Governor Next Year

    by - Aug 12, 2021
    By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will serve out the remainder of Andrew Cuomo’s term after he steps down amid sexual harassment allegations, said Thursday she plans to run for...
  • Adams Wins NYC Dems Mayoral Primary

    by - Jul 7, 2021
    By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City after appealing to the political center and promising to strike the...
  • Warren Launches Kansas AG Campaign

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A GOP state lawmaker launched a 2022 campaign for Kansas attorney general on Tuesday, seeking to capitalize on doubts expressed by many fellow Republicans that polarizing conservative Kris Kobach can win the general election...
  • Candidate’s Private Equity Resume Draws Scrutiny

    by - Jul 1, 2021
    By STEVE PEOPLES and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Newly retired, Judy Pavlick was among hundreds of seniors who enjoyed the low cost-of-living and friendly atmosphere at Plaza Del Rey, a sprawling mobile...
  • Errors Mar Vote Count in NYC Mayor Primary

    by - Jun 30, 2021
    By KAREN MATTHEWS and DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City was thrown into a state of confusion Tuesday when election officials retracted their latest report on the...
  • Emails Show Trump Pressured DOJ Over Election

    by - Jun 15, 2021
    By MICHAEL BALSAMO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of widespread 2020 election fraud that even...

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