Voting

In this Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, photo, actor and human rights activist Danny Glover addresses UAW members and Nissan employees at the UAW Canton, Miss., headquarters during a work rally, near the Nissan vehicle assembly plant. Glover participated in the small rally to maintain workers' morale, while UAW workers set up an informational line outside employee entrances at the Nissan plant. In voting that begins early Thursday, Aug. 3, some 3,700 direct employees at Nissan Motor Co.'s car and truck assembly plant in Canton will decide whether they want a union. The polls close at 7 p.m., local time on Friday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
August 03, 2017 - 3:46 am
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — It's now up to workers at Nissan's Mississippi assembly plant to decide if they will be represented by the United Auto Workers union. Voting began inside the plant at 2 a.m. Thursday in the election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. Ballots can be cast until 7 p...
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Bolivarian National Guards stand guard inside the perimeters of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 31, 2017. Electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted Sunday to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling party with virtually unlimited powers - a figure widely disputed by independent analysts. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 02, 2017 - 8:25 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's political crisis and the dispute over a rewrite of its constitution (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the constituent assembly being granted nearly unlimited power to revamp the nation's government won't convene...
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Anti-government lawmakers shout "Fraud," during a session of Venezuela's National Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The National assembly's claim of a fraudulent election was bolstered when the CEO of the voting technology company Smartmatic said Wednesday that results of Venezuela's election for the all-powerful constituent assembly were off by at least 1 million votes. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 02, 2017 - 6:02 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Revelations on Wednesday that turnout figures were apparently manipulated in a crucial vote for an all-powerful constituent assembly in Venezuela cast an even longer shadow over the controversial body hours before it was to convene. The official count of voters in Sunday's...
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Julio Borges, center, President of Venezuela's National Assembly speaks during a news conference prior the start of a session of Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Borges spoke about the voting technology company Smartmatic, after its CEO said that results of Venezuela's election for an all-powerful constituent assembly were off by at least 1 million votes. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 02, 2017 - 5:30 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis and the dispute over a rewrite of its constitution (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The European Union is refusing to recognize Venezuela's new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution, saying it could undermine the country's...
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Voters wait outside of a poll station to enter to cast their ballot during the election for a constitutional assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 30, 2017. President Nicolas Maduro asked for global acceptance on Sunday as he cast an unusual pre-dawn vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he'll use to replace Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 31, 2017 - 5:23 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party with virtually unlimited powers — a turnout more than double that estimated by outsiders and by opponents...
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Voters wait outside of a poll station to enter to cast their ballot during the election for a constitutional assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 30, 2017. President Nicolas Maduro asked for global acceptance on Sunday as he cast an unusual pre-dawn vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he'll use to replace Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 31, 2017 - 1:47 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party with virtually unlimited powers — a number more than double the estimates of independent experts and...
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In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro shows his ballot after casting a vote for a constitutional assembly in Caracas, Venezuela on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Maduro asked for global acceptance on Sunday as he cast an unusual pre-dawn vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he'll use to replace Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system. (Miraflores Press Office via AP)
July 31, 2017 - 12:43 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted Sunday to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party with virtually unlimited powers — a report more than double the estimates of independent experts and...
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Voters wait to cast their ballots next murals of Venezuelan Independence hero Ezequiel Zamora, left, and the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, at a polling station in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 30, 2017. President Nicolas lead the vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he'll use to replace Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 30, 2017 - 9:23 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's political crisis and the vote for a constitutional assembly (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A key ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says there was "record" participation in Sunday's election for a constitutional assembly that he says will...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis is endorsing the woman seeking to become the nation’s first female African-American governor. Lewis announced Monday, July 24, 2017, that he will back Abrams in the Georgia governor's race. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 24, 2017 - 6:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis is endorsing the woman seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor. Lewis announced Monday that he'll back Stacey Abrams in the Georgia governor's race. Abrams, House Democrats' minority leader until...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:25 am
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied outside Moldova's Parliament as lawmakers approved a law that would change the electoral system in the former Soviet republic. Lawmakers voted 74-3 on Thursday to adopt the changes, which include lowering the threshold for political...
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