Special elections

FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2006 file photo, Ralph Norman, speaks during a debate in Rock Hill, S.C. The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. Tommy Pope and Ralph Norman are up for election in Tuesday's GOP runoff in the 5th Congressional District. (Melissa Cherry/The Herald via AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 10:23 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes between former lawmaker Ralph Norman and state...
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FILE- In this July 8, 2015 file photo, Rep. Tommy Pope, R-York, speaks in Columbia, S.C. The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. Tommy Pope and Ralph Norman are up for election in Tuesday's GOP runoff in the 5th Congressional District. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
May 16, 2017 - 9:42 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes between former lawmaker Ralph Norman and state...
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May 16, 2017 - 9:27 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a special election runoff to nominate a GOP candidate to fill the former South Carolina congressional seat of Mick Mulvaney (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th...
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FILE- In this July 8, 2015 file photo, Rep. Tommy Pope, R-York, speaks in Columbia, S.C. The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. Tommy Pope and Ralph Norman are up for election in Tuesday's GOP runoff in the 5th Congressional District. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
May 16, 2017 - 10:27 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tuesday's Republican runoff for the House seat Rep. Mick Mulvaney vacated to join the Trump administration has exposed a breach in the party that's so wide, some GOP voters are threatening to stay home. The two candidates are alike in many ways, but one is backed by business...
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May 16, 2017 - 9:35 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Voters in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District are going to the polls to pick a Republican candidate for the seat given up when Rep. Mick Mulvaney became White House Budget director. A state representative and a former state representative are seeking the GOP nomination...
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May 16, 2017 - 6:57 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Voters in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District go to the polls to pick a Republican candidate for the seat given up when Rep. Mick Mulvaney became White House Budget director. A state representative and a former state representative are seeking the GOP nomination for...
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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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Vice President Mike Pence tours the Westmoreland Coal Company's Absaloka Mine with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, and Senator Steve Daines, second right, on the Crow Indian Reservation near Hardin, Mont., Friday, May 12, 2017. Pence will headline an evening rally in support of Republican Greg Gianforte, who is seeking the state's only congressional seat. (Larry Mayer/Billings Gazette via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 11:05 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence rallied fellow Republicans in Montana Friday night in support of God, guns and Greg Gianforte, the GOP candidate vying for the state's only seat in the U.S. House. During a rally to draw voters to the polls for a May 25 special election, Pence avoided...
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May 11, 2017 - 8:02 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina special election (all times local): 8 p.m. Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has joined the list of notables backing a candidate in the race to fill Mick Mulvaney's congressional seat. Cruz on Thursday issued a statement from his own campaign announcing...
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Donald Trump Jr. poses for a photo with supporters of Republican Greg Gianforte, at a rally in East Helena, Mont., Thursday, May 11, 2017. Trump Jr. urged voters to support Gianforte in the May 25 special U.S. House election to fill the seat of Ryan Zinke, now President Donald Trump's Interior secretary. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
May 11, 2017 - 7:29 pm
EAST HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, said political forces — even within the GOP — were working to undermine his father's administration, and he urged voters in Montana to send more Republicans to Washington who can help advance the Trump White House's agenda. "We need...
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