Primary elections

Evan Jenkins heads into the Fox News GOP debate on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Morgantown, W. Va. (William Wotring /The Dominion-Post via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 9:01 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three Republican Senate candidates took turns going after one another in a nationally televised debate, with Rep. Evan Jenkins accusing state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey of bringing "New Jersey values" to West Virginia, and Morrisey deriding Jenkins' past as a...
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April 30, 2018 - 5:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gwinnett County is holding elections in both English and Spanish as early voting for Georgia's May 22 primary elections begins across the state. WABE Radio reports Gwinnett is Georgia's only county determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to meet the requirement under the Voting Rights...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., speaks in the state Capitol in Denver. Lamborn filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in a last-ditch bid to get his name back on the GOP primary ballot after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled he must be kicked off it because his campaign did not gather petitions correctly. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
April 30, 2018 - 12:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge is hearing arguments in a last-ditch lawsuit by U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn to get his name on the Colorado GOP primary ballot. U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer began proceedings Monday morning in Denver. The six-term congressman from Colorado Springs has requested an...
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April 30, 2018 - 7:53 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Voters across Georgia are now able casting early ballots for the upcoming primary election that includes races for governor, the U.S. Congress and the state Legislature. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that early voting begins Monday. Advance in-person voting lasts for the...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018 file photo, Senate candidate Todd Rokita speaks at a gun-rights rally at the state capitol, in Indianapolis. As the bitter campaign between Rokita, Luke Messer, and Mike Braun logs on some Republicans worry that whoever emerges from the May 8 contest could be so wounded that their chances of taking down one of most vulnerable Democrats are slipping away. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
April 26, 2018 - 12:33 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For a glimpse of red-state politics in the era of Donald Trump, look no further than Vice President Mike Pence's home state of Indiana, where a grueling Republican Senate race has been dubbed the nation's nastiest primary. Two sitting congressmen and a former state lawmaker are...
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This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat. (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 2:36 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave." But in California, Democrats will find out in June if all that enthusiasm has a downside...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Three of Georgia's top gubernatorial candidates are facing ethics complaints filed a month before the May 22 primary elections. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Democrats Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans and Republican Casey Cagle are targets of complaints filed last week...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)'
April 21, 2018 - 11:01 pm
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on Mitt Romney's bid to win the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah at the party's state convention. (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Mitt Romney says he is looking forward to a primary campaign after failing to win the nomination for the U.S. Senate...
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United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-General and the Security Council will be held at Dag Hammarskojld's farm Backakra in Skane, southern Sweden on Saturday. (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 2:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley's...
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In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney's path to the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend. He is vying for the party's nomination against 11 contenders skeptical of his dedication to the state — he moved...
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