House elections

December 06, 2017 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers expressed serious reservations Wednesday about a liberal colleague's push for a House vote on impeaching President Donald Trump, saying it's premature to act before special counsel Robert Mueller's team completes its investigation into Russian election...
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James B. Alcorn, at right, chairman of The Virginia State Board of Elections certifies the results in the contested 28th and 88th House of Delegates Districts elections, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 in Richmond,, Va. Getting the nod in the 28th, Republican Robert M. Thomas Jr. was selected to replace retiring GOP Speaker William J. Howell and in the 88th, incumbent Mark Cole (R-Spotsylvania) will return in January. At left is board member Edgardo Cortes and Vice-Chair Clara Bell Wheeler. ( Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
November 27, 2017 - 5:07 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Democratic tidal wave in Virginia on Election Day three weeks ago has left chaos in its wake, with control of the House of Delegates still far from being decided. The Republicans went from a commanding majority to an apparent 51-49 lead, with GOP candidates clinging to razor-...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:51 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elections agency wants bank records from a state lawmaker's campaign that's filed donation reports late or with discrepancies in recent years. An elections board official wrote Democratic Rep. Rodney Moore of Charlotte this week saying her office was still...
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November 13, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican John Curtis is set to become Utah's newest member of Congress amid an intense push by GOP leadership to score a major legislative victory before the end of the year. Speaker Paul Ryan will swear in Curtis on Monday during votes on the House floor. Curtis is mayor of the...
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In this July 25, 2017 photo, a U.S. Capitol Police office stands guard outside a secure area in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, where the House Intelligence Committee has been conducting interviews. The House intelligence committee is preparing to interview Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year with President Donald Trump’s son, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to people familiar with the interviews. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 09, 2017 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is preparing to interview a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting last year with President Donald Trump's son as part of its probe into Russian election interference. The panel is also expected to interview Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
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Kelly Convirs-Fowler greets her supporters as results come in Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Va. In her first bid for political office, Democrat Convirs-Fowler defeated veteran Del. Ron Villanueva in the House of Delegates 21st District. Sweeping victories in Virginia and key gains in other state legislative elections this year have made Democrats optimistic about the potential for even bigger wins next year as they seek a greater voice ahead of the next round of political redistricting. (David B. Hollingsworth/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 6:21 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Even the most optimistic Democrats didn't believe they could pick up enough seats Tuesday to achieve a majority in Virginia's House of Delegates, where Republicans enjoyed a 66-34 advantage. Voters, though, handed Democrats a resounding victory, winning not only the three...
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November 08, 2017 - 5:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina Senate committee meeting for the first to consider changes to the state's judicial election districts (all times local): 5:02 p.m. Republicans on a new Senate committee examining changes regarding North Carolina's judicial election districts and...
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November 08, 2017 - 1:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on elections in Georgia (all times local): 1:25 a.m. Two metro Atlanta Democrats will face off in a runoff Dec. 5 to decide who fills the state Senate seat of Democrat Vincent Fort, who stepped down to run for Atlanta mayor. Nikema Williams and Linda Pritchett were the top...
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November 07, 2017 - 10:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats nearly wiped out Republicans' overwhelming majority in the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday, with a handful of races that will decide control of the body remaining too close to call. Democrats picked up at least 13 of the 17 seats they would need to regain...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calf., answers questions during an interview with Julie Pace, AP chief of bureau in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the Associated Press bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 07, 2017 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House's top Democrat investigating Russia's election meddling on Tuesday declared that in many ways President Donald Trump is "far more grave a threat" to American democracy than the Kremlin. Rep. Adam Schiff cited a litany of actions by Trump, from appointing Cabinet officers...
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