Special elections

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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April 25, 2017 - 3:47 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — DeKalb County election officials will likely open multiple early voting locations ahead of the 6th Congressional District's upcoming special election, citing voter interest. WABE-FM reports ( http://bit.ly/2pd55Hi ) that the county is required by state law to open at least...
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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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April 25, 2017 - 7:30 am
BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — DeKalb County election officials will likely open multiple early voting locations ahead of the 6th Congressional District's upcoming special electing, citing voter interest. WABE-FM reports ( http://bit.ly/2pd55Hi ) that the county is required by state law to open at least...
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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 20, 2017 - 4:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president. Instead, the 50-year-old...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff speaks to supporters during an election-night watch party Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Dunwoody, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 19, 2017 - 9:58 pm
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — A narrow miss by a Democratic newcomer in a conservative Georgia House district has triggered a high-stakes runoff that could test President Donald Trump's influence and the limits of the backlash against him. Democrat Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional aide fueled...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional seat Jon Ossoff greets supporters at a campaign field office Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Marietta. Voters began casting ballots on Tuesday in the special election to fill the House seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 19, 2017 - 12:26 am
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — An upstart Democrat leads a special election in a conservative Georgia congressional district, but returns late Tuesday suggest he may still need a runoff to pull a major upset for the longtime Republican-held seat. And because of technical difficulties in the elections office...
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