Senate elections

In this May 20, 2017 photo, state Sen. Deidre Henderson speaks during the Utah GOP Convention, in Sandy, Utah. Henderson and Provo Mayor John Curtis lead a packed field of candidates squaring off for the open congressional seat soon-to-be vacated by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 26, 2017 - 9:20 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State lawmakers and a mayor were among those expected Friday to lead a packed field of nearly two dozen contenders for the Utah congressional seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Fifteen Republicans, four Democrats, one Libertarian and two independents have...
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May 16, 2017 - 10:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Kay Kirkpatrick has won a state Senate seat representing several suburban Atlanta communities, keeping the district in GOP hands. According to unofficial results of Tuesday's runoff election, Kirkpatrick defeated Democrat Christine Triebsch. The district includes portions...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:11 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in some suburban Atlanta communities are choosing their next state senator. Democrat Christine Triebsch and Republican Kay Kirkpatrick are on Tuesday's ballot in the 32nd state Senate district. The district includes portions of Cobb and Fulton counties. The seat opened up when...
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April 25, 2017 - 3:26 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police say a freshman South Carolina state senator will not be charged on allegations made during last fall's campaign that he had an "inappropriate relationship" with a 16-year-old girl nearly 25 years ago. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division closed the...
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April 25, 2017 - 10:26 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Voters are choosing a Republican candidate for a vacant South Carolina Senate seat. Former Pendleton mayor Carol Burdette and Powdersville businessman Richard Cash are on Tuesday's ballot for the Anderson County seat. Burdette led the April 11 primary, getting 31 percent of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz says he won’t for re-election or any other office in 2018 (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
April 19, 2017 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who doggedly investigated Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential election but declined to investigate President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he won't run for re-election or any other office in 2018. Chaffetz, who has been rumored as a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz says he won’t for re-election or any other office in 2018 (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
April 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who chairs the House Oversight Committee, says he won't for re-election or any other office in 2018. Chaffetz, who has been rumored as a possible candidate for Senate or governor, says that after consulting with his family and "prayerful...
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April 19, 2017 - 9:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Two candidates seeking to replace former state senator Judson Hill are headed to a runoff election. According to unofficial results from the Georgia Secretary of State, Democrat Christine Triebsch earned the highest total of votes in Tuesday's primary, followed by Republican Kay...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on local government in Albany, N.Y. On Thursday, March 16, prosecutors say state and federal probes of de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the facts were insufficient to successfully argue a provable violation of election laws. But he said the actions appear to be "contrary to the intent and spirit of the law." (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
March 16, 2017 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal investigations of Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges against him or others acting on his behalf, prosecutors said Thursday as they eliminated an election-year obstacle for the mayor. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on local government in Albany, N.Y. On Thursday, March 16, prosecutors say state and federal probes of de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the facts were insufficient to successfully argue a provable violation of election laws. But he said the actions appear to be "contrary to the intent and spirit of the law." (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
March 16, 2017 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal probes of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf, prosecutors said Thursday. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the facts were insufficient to successfully argue a...
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