Special elections

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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Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional seat Jon Ossoff talks with supporters at a campaign field office Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Marietta, Ga. 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 18, 2017 - 11:58 pm
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on Georgia's 6th Congressional District election. (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Officials in one county are having technical difficulties that have delayed the count in Georgia's nationally watched special congressional election. Democrat Jon Ossoff is clinging to a...
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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 18, 2017 - 9:36 pm
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — An upstart Democrat leads a special election in a conservative Georgia congressional district as he bids for a major upset, but his margin is narrowing. After the Tuesday evening poll closings, votes were being counted in the metro Atlanta race in which Democrat Jon Ossoff...
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In a Monday, March 27, 2017 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff greets supporters outside of the East Roswell Branch Library in Roswell, Ga., on the first day of early voting. President Donald Trump is attacking the leading Democratic candidate for a special election in a typically conservative Georgia congressional district, with Republicans bidding to avoid a major upset. On Twitter, Trump said Monday April 17, 2017, that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
April 18, 2017 - 2:44 pm
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on Georgia's 6th Congressional District election. (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Georgia voters continue to stream into polling sites in the suburbs north of Atlanta to cast their ballots in the special election to fill the 6th Congressional District seat. Polls...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff talks with reporters at a campaign field office Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Marietta, Ga. 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 18, 2017 - 2:01 pm
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are pushing to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opposition to President Donald Trump have rallied behind a candidate who has raised a shocking amount of money for a special election. Tuesday's primary...
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