Special elections

May 03, 2017 - 12:09 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats will have a runoff in two weeks for a vacant South Carolina House seat. Unofficial returns show Wendy Brawley of Hopkins led an eight-candidate field for the Democratic nomination Tuesday, getting 40 percent of the vote. Heath Hill of Eastover was second with 24...
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May 03, 2017 - 9:57 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats will have a runoff in two weeks for a vacant South Carolina House seat. Unofficial returns show Wendy Brawley of Hopkins led an eight-candidate field for the Democratic nomination Tuesday, getting 40 percent of the vote. Heath Hill of Eastover was second with 18...
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Pre-kindergarten teacher Shanel Rosetta, 23, of Albuquerque (left, foreground), makes calls to registered voters from a union hall in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, urging them to vote in favor of a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages. Voters in New Mexico's capital city were deciding whether to add a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages that would follow the examples of several cities across the country. The proposed tax in Santa Fe would pay to expand early childhood education. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
May 03, 2017 - 1:29 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico's capital city rejected a tax increase on sweetened beverages Tuesday, handing a rare victory to the soft-drink industry after a string of recent defeats. The tax failed with 11,533 votes against and only 8,382 votes in favor, the Santa Fe City Clerk's...
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May 02, 2017 - 9:11 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 5th District primary race (all times local): _____ 9 p.m. Two colleagues in the South Carolina House will face off to be the Republican nominee in the race to replace former congressman Mick Mulvaney. State House Speaker Pro Tem Tommy Pope and former state...
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The three candidates, Republican Greg Gianforte, from left, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana's only congressional seat await the start of the only televised debate ahead of the May 25 special election, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
April 30, 2017 - 1:12 am
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The leading candidates for Montana's only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms...
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CHANGES CITY TO GREAT FALLS The three candidates, Republican Greg Gianforte, from left, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana's only congressional seat await the start of the only televised debate ahead of the May 25 special election, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
April 30, 2017 - 12:08 am
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The leading candidates for Montana's only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms...
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CHANGES CITY TO GREAT FALLS The three candidates, Republican Greg Gianforte, from left, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana's only congressional seat await the start of the only televised debate ahead of the May 25 special election, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
April 29, 2017 - 11:54 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The leading candidates for Montana's only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms...
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CHANGES CITY TO GREAT FALLS The three candidates, Republican Greg Gianforte, from left, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana's only congressional seat await the start of the only televised debate ahead of the May 25 special election, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
April 29, 2017 - 10:31 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Financial disclosure statements filed by a Montana Republican in his bid for Congress show $240,000 in investments in index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms under sanctions by the U.S. government. The sanctions were put in place by the Obama administration...
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April 29, 2017 - 9:33 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Financial disclosure statements filed by a Montana Republican in his bid for Congress show $240,000 in investments in index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms under sanctions by the U.S. government. The sanctions were put in place by the Obama administration three...
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Roy Moore smiles before announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore, who was the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, said he filed paperwork to resign that position. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:46 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery Republican jurist's stands...
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