Municipal elections

Election staff count ballot papers for the general election inside Kendal Leisure Centre in the Westmorland and Lonsdale constituency in north England, Thursday June 8, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Danny Lawson /PA via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 9:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 2:35 a.m. Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says the anti-EU party has a big role to play in politics if the Conservatives fail to get a strong majority ahead of Brexit talks. Farage was instrumental in...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives to vote in the general election at a polling station in London, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 08, 2017 - 8:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 1:25 a.m. More than three hours after polls closed in Britain's election, the first seat has changed hands, with Labour winning a constituency from the Scottish National Party. Labour, the main opposition party, took...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after voting in the general election as a person wearing a costume of childrens' TV character Elmo waves at polling station in Maidenhead, England, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The northern English city of Newcastle has claimed victory in the race to be the first to declare a result in Britain's general election. An electoral officer announced that Labour had won the seat of...
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A supporter of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flashes a victory sign while holding his portrait in a street celebration after he won the Friday's presidential election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani have poured into the streets of Tehran as night falls to celebrate the incumbent's re-election. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 22, 2017 - 7:40 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Candidates backing reform of Iran's clerically overseen government swept municipal elections in Tehran, taking all 21 local council seats in the country's capital while moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term in office, authorities said on Monday. Their win in Friday...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez plans to meet with an anti-abortion Democratic group amid divisions within the party over whether to back candidates opposed to abortion. Democrats for Life Executive Director Kristen Day said Tuesday that the DNC and her...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:40 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — President Mahmoud Abbas's ruling Fatah Party posted a poor showing in Palestinian municipal elections across the West Bank, even though the rival Islamic Hamas movement stayed out of the race, according to results announced Sunday. The vote reflected public discontent...
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May 10, 2017 - 3:13 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — FIFA's ousted ethics prosecutor says "several hundred" cases of wrongdoing in soccer are ongoing. Swiss prosecutor Cornel Borbely failed along with German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert to be nominated for re-election by the council headed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Democrat Heath Mello lost his race for Omaha mayor Tuesday in a setback for supporters who argued that the Democratic National Committee and abortion rights groups were wrong to attack the anti-abortion former state senator. Mello, a 37-year-old Catholic from Omaha's working-...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:31 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — The Latest on the Omaha mayoral election (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Democrat Heath Mello has lost his race for Omaha mayor after the anti-abortion, former state senator became a flashpoint for the internal party battle whether differing views should be allowed on...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 09, 2017 - 8:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Voters in Omaha are not just deciding the city's mayor, but whether a Democrat who opposes abortion rights can give the party some hope in the conservative heartland. Democrats around the country have focused on their party's candidate Heath Mello, some looking to the 37-year...
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