Primary elections

April 17, 2017 - 12:23 pm
EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The South Carolina US House 5 Primary Election is Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Poll Close: 7 p.m. ET. First Results Expected: 7:30 p.m. ET ELECTION PROFILE The Associated Press will tabulate the US House 5 primary for the unexpired term...
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In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, addresses lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to increase voter participation by targeting teenagers, Low has authored a measure to lower the voting age to 17. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 16, 2017 - 2:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. She was also upset that she couldn't do anything about it at the...
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In this Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, Democratic candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff poses for a portrait in Atlanta. Candidates for a special congressional election in Georgia are demonstrating that Republican squabbling extends well beyond Capitol Hill, while their leading Democratic rival rakes in more than $8 million in campaign cash and eyes an upset that would send ripples through Washington ahead of the 2018 midterms. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 08, 2017 - 2:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia special congressional campaign has become an internal conservative squabble, with a national conservative group blasting a Republican establishment favorite as a big-spending "career politician," while other GOP hopefuls argue over who's most loyal to President Donald Trump...
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Ferguson mayor James Knowles III, center, celebrates his election victory with his campaign supporters at the Lion's Club in Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Ferguson, Missouri's top elected official in the tumultuous 32 months since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown won another three-year term Tuesday. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 1:11 am
Elections Tuesday across the U.S. featured a mayoral race with presidential overtones, a 23-person congressional primary highlighting Democratic Party rifts, a school board challenged for accommodating a transgender student, and referendums on leadership and police issues in the Missouri cities of...
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In this March 30, 2017 photo, Jackie Traynere, Democratic candidate for Bolingbrook mayor, poses in her office in Bolingbrook, Ill. The current mayor, Republican Roger Claar has been mayor of Bolingbrook for more than three decades, but faces a spirited challenge from union organizer, Traynere in the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 election. (AP Photo/ Sara Burnett)
April 04, 2017 - 10:51 pm
Elections being held Tuesday across the U.S. feature a mayoral race with presidential overtones, a 23-person congressional primary highlighting Democratic Party rifts, a school board challenged for accommodating a transgender student, and referendums on leadership and police issues in the Missouri...
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In this March 30, 2017 photo, Jackie Traynere, Democratic candidate for Bolingbrook mayor, poses in her office in Bolingbrook, Ill. The current mayor, Republican Roger Claar has been mayor of Bolingbrook for more than three decades, but faces a spirited challenge from union organizer, Traynere in the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 election. (AP Photo/ Sara Burnett)
April 04, 2017 - 3:03 pm
Elections being held Tuesday across the U.S. feature a mayoral race with presidential overtones, a 23-person congressional primary highlighting Democratic Party rifts, a school board challenged for accommodating a transgender student, and referendums on leadership and police issues in the Missouri...
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April 03, 2017 - 5:41 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is the first major Democrat scheduled to return to the early primary state of New Hampshire since the November election. Biden will headline the state Democratic Party's annual McIntyre Shaheen 100 Club Dinner on April 30. He attended the...
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File-This March 28, 2017, file photo shows Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., followed by Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, leaving a closed-door strategy session with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis. A top aide to President Donald Trump is urging the primary defeat of a conservative House member from Michigan. A tweet Saturday, April 1, 2017, by White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr., comes two days after Trump threatened conservative lawmakers who thwarted a House vote on health care legislation. Scavino targeted Amash, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus criticized by Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 02, 2017 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump has urged the defeat of a Michigan congressman and member of a conservative group of U.S. House lawmakers who derailed the White House on legislation to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law. Government ethics lawyers said the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The three-term, fluent Spanish-speaker is set to announce his 2018 Senate run on Friday, March 31, 2017. He's the kind of rising political star Democrats hope can help begin turning deep red Texas blue. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 30, 2017 - 2:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former punk-rocker who needed a hefty upset to win his congressional seat six years ago will have to pull off an even bigger one to unseat powerful Sen. Ted Cruz. Beto O'Rourke, a 44-year-old Democrat from the remote West Texas city of El Paso, has advocated for legalizing...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:15 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An altered Facebook headline on a news story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. And it's not the first time politicians or their allies have changed headlines to suit their own purposes in linking...
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