Special elections

FILE - In this June 6, 2017 file photo, candidates in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race Republican Karen Handel, left, and Democrat Jon Ossoff prepare to debate in Atlanta. Handel and Ossoff are making their last push this weekend before voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District cast ballots Tuesday, June 20, to replace Tom Price in Washington, a contest seen as an early political test for the Trump administration. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
June 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm
DORAVILLE, Ga. (AP) — What is shaping up as the most expensive House race in U.S. history is down to its final days in Georgia. Republican Karen Handel, Democrat Jon Ossoff and their outside backers are trying any arguments that will coax any stray voters to the polls for Tuesday's special election...
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June 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's 5th Congressional District has all the usual campaign season trappings: signs dot many front yards and the airwaves are jammed with political ads. Yet the special election to fill the House seat vacated when Mick Mulvaney became White House budget director...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:34 am
EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The South Carolina US House 5 Special General Election is Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Poll Close: 7 p.m. ET. First Results Expected: 7:30 p.m. ET ELECTION PROFILE Following primary and runoff elections in May, this special general...
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June 07, 2017 - 9:08 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A south Carolina House member is resigning to become a magistrate in his home county. North Charleston Democratic Rep. Seth Whipper says he will step down in August to become a Charleston County magistrate. Whipper said he would miss working with his colleagues at the...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Jimmy Gomez For Congress campaign shows California state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in Los Angeles. Two Democrats, Gomez who is Hispanic, and one Korean-American, Robert Lee Ahn, are in a Tuesday, June 6, 2017, runoff for a U.S. House seat that is testing the boundaries of racial politics. (Mary Hodge/Jimmy Gomez For Congress Campaign via AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is known as a trendsetter, but in politics it can often embrace the expected. A Hispanic legislator backed by the Democratic Party and powerful labor unions easily won Tuesday's election to a vacant U.S. House seat in Southern California, after turning back a spirited...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Jimmy Gomez For Congress campaign shows California state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in Los Angeles. Two Democrats, Gomez who is Hispanic, and one Korean-American, Robert Lee Ahn, are in a Tuesday, June 6, 2017, runoff for a U.S. House seat that is testing the boundaries of racial politics. (Mary Hodge/Jimmy Gomez For Congress Campaign via AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was no surprise in the outcome of a U.S. House race in Southern California. State legislator Jimmy Gomez easily claimed the vacant 34th Congressional District seat in a race with fellow Democrat and self-proclaimed outsider Robert Lee Ahn. The 42-year-old Gomez came to the...
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June 05, 2017 - 7:27 am
EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The South Carolina US House 5 Special General Election is Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Poll Close: 7 p.m. ET. First Results Expected: 7:30 p.m. ET ELECTION PROFILE Following primary and runoff elections in May, this special general...
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Greg Gianforte celebrates his win over Rob Quist for the open congressional seat at the Hilton Garden Inn, Thursday night, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. The Republican multimillionaire Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground. After being declared the winner, Gianforte apologized both to Jacobs and to the Fox News crew for having to witness the attack. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 2:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana's only seat in the House. The Republican candidate, businessman Greg Gianforte, defeated his Democratic challenger, musician Rob Quist, with 50 percent to 44 percent of the...
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Greg Gianforte, right, and wife Susan, center, celebrate his win over Rob Quist for the open congressional seat at the Hilton Garden Inn Thursday night, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Quist to continue the GOP's two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 3:21 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Gianforte spent the day of his greatest political victory out of sight, avoiding questions about the assault charge filed against him on the eve of a congressional race that some cast as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. In the end, though, the Republican emerged...
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Republican Greg Gianforte prepares to go onstage at a hotel ballroom to thank supporters after winning Montana's sole congressional seat Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. In his speech, Gianforte apologized for a altercation at his campaign headquarters with a reporter on the eve of the special election. The altercation led to a misdemeanor assault citation. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
May 26, 2017 - 1:48 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the misdemeanor assault case against Greg Gianforte, a Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a special election Thursday. (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Democrat Rob Quist conceded the contest for Montana's lone seat in the U.S. House late...
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