Judicial elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office, Sunday, March 10, 2019. (Gali Tibbon/Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2019 - 2:01 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general says he will only release material from the corruption investigations into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the country's April 9 election. The Justice Ministry said in a statement Monday that Attorney General Avichai Mandeblit agreed to delay...
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Brett Busby, appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to fill a vacancy on the Texas Supreme Court, attends his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Barely three months after Texas Democrats showed signs of cracking Republican dominance in Texas elections, Abbott is using the power of his office to stem that tide by appointing Republican judges who had been rejected by voters to new positions on the bench. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2019 - 1:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters, employing one of the strongest powers of his office to stem the erosion of the GOP's decades-long dominance in the state. In the three months since the worst election...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
March 05, 2019 - 8:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday. State and local election officials in 31 states say they want to replace their voting equipment before the...
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February 22, 2019 - 10:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge on Friday voided new state mandates requiring photo identification to vote and also limiting income tax rates. He ruled the GOP-controlled legislature lacked authority to put those constitutional amendments on the ballot because lawmakers had been elected...
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Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry, right, emerges with his lawyer John Carr from the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse after his sentencing, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 in Charleston, W.Va. Loughry, a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment scandal has been sentenced to two years behind bars. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 5:56 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment and corruption scandal was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday. "I have not seen evidence of remorse," U.S. District Judge...
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February 08, 2019 - 2:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a judge ordering a Georgia election redone after two botched rounds of voting (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge is ordering an April 9 election to redo voting for a Georgia legislative seat after two prior elections got thrown out twice because ballots were cast...
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February 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
A Georgia lawmaker who just took office is preparing to step down and run all over again after winning two elections that a judge says were tainted by illegal votes. Rep. Chris Erwin says he's frustrated having to start campaigning a third time after being sworn into office in the state House just...
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January 28, 2019 - 8:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election officials are asking a judge to toss a lawsuit that challenges the way the state's elections are run. Lawyers for Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the state's top elections official, and state election board members filed a motion Monday to dismiss the...
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January 28, 2019 - 11:38 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid growing criticism, Nigeria's information minister denied on Monday that the president's recent suspension of the country's chief justice was related to the upcoming presidential elections. The suspension of Chief Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen had "nothing to do...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:37 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States, Britain and the European Union expressed concern on Saturday after Nigeria's president suspended the country's chief justice three weeks before the presidential election, with the U.S. warning it could "cast a pall" over the vote in Africa's most populous...
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