Special elections

Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election speak to the media during a news conference before their rally at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 12, 2017 - 12:36 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans survived an election scare on Tuesday and won a Kansas House seat in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's victory, but the margin was much closer than expected in a district that had voted overwhelmingly for Trump in November. Republican...
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Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, right, and Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election speak to the media during a news conference before their rally at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a Kansas House seat (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The Democratic candidate who ran an unexpectedly competitive race in a special congressional election in Kansas plans to run for the seat again in 2018. A spokesman James Thompson says the...
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Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, front left, thanks Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 11:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a Kansas House seat (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Republican Ron Estes says his victory in a special congressional election in Kansas shows that it remains a solid GOP state. Estes said in his victory speech Tuesday night that his campaign...
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Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, front left, thanks Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 10:44 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a Kansas House seat (all times local): 9:44 p.m. Republicans have held off a surprisingly strong Democratic challenge for a Kansas House seat in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory. Voters on...
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In this March 23, 2017, photo, Democrat James Thompson, a candidate for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, speaks during a debate in Wichita, Kan. President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, April 10, 2017, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes. Thompson, is spending the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's election talking directly to voters. It was the first special congressional election since Trump's election as president last year. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 10:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by Republicans for more than two decades. Republican Ron Estes was...
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In this March 23, 2017, photo, Democrat James Thompson, a candidate for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, speaks during a debate in Wichita, Kan. President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, April 10, 2017, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes. Thompson, is spending the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's election talking directly to voters. It was the first special congressional election since Trump's election as president last year. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 12:13 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by a Republican for more than two decades. The special election...
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A voter casts his ballot at a polling station in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Voting is underway in 19 by-elections in Myanmar, in the first test of the popularity of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy since it formed the government a year ago. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
April 01, 2017 - 7:03 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Voter went to the polls Saturday for 19 by-elections in Myanmar, in the first test of the popularity of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy since it formed the government a year ago. Results are not expected until Sunday at the earliest. No incidents of violence...
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In this photo taken March 11, 2017, Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers in his Cobb County campaign office. Ossoff is trying for an upset in a Republican-leaning district outside Atlanta. The primary is April 18 with a likely runoff on June 20. Republicans have begun to attack Ossoff, a move the candidates says "shows we can win." (AP Photo/Bill Barrow)
March 21, 2017 - 5:39 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats. "Shock therapy," he calls it. The chairman of Georgia Republicans' 6th Congressional District wants to steel party faithful for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016, file photo, gubernatorial candidate, Republican Greg Gianforte poses below animal trophies in his home in Bozeman, Mont. Gianforte is seeking the Republican Party's nomination in a special election to fill Montana's seat in the U.S. House which became vacant Wednesday, March 1, 2017, when Republican Ryan Zinke was confirmed as President Donald Trump's Interior Department secretary. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
March 02, 2017 - 1:04 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte says he has commitments from enough delegates to secure the Republican nomination for Montana's special election for the U.S. House. Gianforte says 140 of about 200 Republicans who will vote for the GOP candidate in Monday's special...
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