Constitutional amendments

December 18, 2018 - 2:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature has taken the first step to override the governor's veto of legislation implementing a recently approved constitutional amendment on voter ID. The state Senate voted Tuesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the bill filling in...
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Demonstrators gather at the steps of the Capitol before going inside to chant in the Rotunda as the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives consider bills during a "lame duck" session in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Dec 12, 2019. Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure limiting how many signatures could come from any one region of the state, the latest proposal assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from incoming Democratic officeholders or voters. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 12:55 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure limiting how many signatures could come from any one region of the state, the latest proposal assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from voters or incoming...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Democratic congressional candidate Dan McCready leans against wallboard as he pauses during a Habitat For Humanity building event in Charlotte, N.C. The nation's last unresolved fall congressional race with McCready against Republican Mark Harris is awash in doubt as North Carolina election investigators concentrate on a rural county where absentee-ballot fraud allegations are so flagrant they've put the Election Day result into question. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
December 04, 2018 - 5:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina 9th Congressional District race (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The investigation into allegations of absentee voter fraud in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District has spilled over into debate among legislators about a bill implementing a new...
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November 29, 2018 - 10:57 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Photo identification requirements to vote in person in North Carolina have cleared one legislative chamber. The Senate gave its final approval Thursday to the measure detailing qualifying IDs and exceptions. The measure received initial Senate approval Wednesday and now goes to...
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Republican Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, center, waves to the supporters with his wife, Casey, left, and Republican Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez, third right, after thanking the crowd Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. DeSantis defeated Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
Patrick Gentry
November 07, 2018 - 7:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats tried something new and got the same result, losing the sixth straight governor's race, possibly losing all three statewide offices on Tuesday's ballot and winding up with a Senate race that's too close to call. In short, the Democrats' blue wave hit...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp waves before speaking to supporters Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 07, 2018 - 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's elections for governor and other state offices (all times local): 3:05 a.m. Republican nominee for Georgia governor Brian Kemp says he is "confident victory is near" but is waiting on final results in the close race. Kemp told supporters at his election...
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Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris, center, speaks as President Donald Trump, left, and Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., right, listen during a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
November 06, 2018 - 5:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in North Carolina (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Irish Beckett said she voted straight Democratic because she wants the country "to get back together." Beckett, a 56-year-old black woman who is a dialysis technician, said the country has had its...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, file photo, Republican Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach looks on as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Laura Kelly answers a question during a debate in Wichita, Kan. Kobach is echoing President Donald Trump’s assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally. Kelly’s campaign declined Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, to comment on Kobach’s comments. (Brian Hayes/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
October 31, 2018 - 9:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican candidate Kris Kobach on Wednesday echoed President Donald Trump's assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally, intensifying a focus on immigration in the final days of a close Kansas governor's race. Kobach...
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In this Oct. 27, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill. Eager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, Trump on Oct. 29 escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 30, 2018 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making another hardline immigration play in the final days before midterm elections, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-citizens. Most scholars think he can't...
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In this Oct. 27, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill. Eager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, Trump on Oct. 29 escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 30, 2018 - 10:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A person familiar with internal White House debate says the topic of birthright citizenship has come up various times over at least the last year. President Donald Trump tells...
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