Special elections

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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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 - 9:03 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding 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 jungle-...
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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 - 8:15 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding 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 jungle-...
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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 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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