Municipal elections

The leader of Poland's populist ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, hails its showing in local elections as an "all-out victory" despite the party's failure to win mayoral races in any of Poland's large cities, during a statement to the media at the party headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 06, 2018 - 10:35 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's populist ruling party on Tuesday hailed its showing in local elections as an "all-out victory" despite the party's failure to win mayoral races in any of Poland's large cities. In an apparent face-saving measure, Jaroslaw Kaczynski said "our victory is...
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A man check voting lists during the second round of the local elections in at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 05, 2018 - 7:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's populist ruling party has suffered a blow in the country's mayoral races, with early results showing it failing to win control of any of the nation's largest cities. Final results from Sunday's local runoff elections are expected Monday afternoon. But unofficial...
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A man checks a voting list during the second round of the local elections in at a polling station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Poles are voting in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 04, 2018 - 3:14 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on local elections in Poland (all times local): 9:05 p.m. An exit poll suggests Poland's populist ruling party has lost mayoral elections in Krakow and Gdansk in local runoff votes. Runoff races for mayor in 649 cities, towns and local municipalities took place on...
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A woman checks her ballot paper, during the second round of the local elections at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Polish people voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 04, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. A first round on Oct. 21 saw the populist Law and Justice party now ruling Poland strengthen its showing...
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People check voting lists during the first round of the local elections in at a voting station in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party, whose policies have drawn massive street protests and repeated clashes with its European Union partners, faces a major test of support in Sunday's local elections, the first in a string of votes that can strengthen or chip its firm grip on power.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 21, 2018 - 6:22 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll, but it was headed to lower support than it got in Poland's 2015 parliamentary elections. The Ispos survey...
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The candidate for Warsaw mayor for the pro-European Union Civic Platform party, Rafal Trzaskowski, with his son Stasio, his ballot in local elections that were the test of support for the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 21, 2018 - 3:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's local elections (all times local): 9 p.m. Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party's control of the capital city. The Ispos survey says that Rafal Trzaskowski, a...
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In this September 2, 2018 photo, provided by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Gen. Scott Miller, commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, delivers remarks during the Resolute Support mission change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials said Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 that three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded two U.S. troops. A Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility for the attack tells The Associated Press that Miller, was the target. NATO officials say Miller escaped unharmed. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Sharida Jackson, via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 10:54 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country's parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local): 7 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has condemned several recent attacks in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's parliamentary elections. On Thursday, an elite...
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October 18, 2018 - 6:05 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of cowboys and buffalo hunters who frequented the Long...
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French President Emmanuel Macron watches South Korea's President Moon Jae-in as he leaves after a meeting at the Elysee palace, in Paris, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Moon Jae-in is for a three-day state visit in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 16, 2018 - 5:21 am
PARIS (AP) — French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed a high-profile political ally to the key post of interior minister during a limited cabinet reshuffle aimed at preparing for upcoming economic and social reforms. Christophe Castaner, 52, who heads Macron's party La Republique en Marche (...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 photo, Houston firefighters Jason Beasley left, and Bucky Glenn carry a sign to a truck as they prepare to go out and talk to people about Proposition B, the pay "parity" item on the November ballot, in Houston. ( =Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
October 13, 2018 - 10:25 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston firefighters who have been in a bitter battle with the city for higher wages are taking their case to voters. Firefighters in the nation's fourth-largest city are asking for pay parity with local police in a proposal that Houston's mayor insists would be "a financial disaster...
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