Elections

In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, photo, Mandy Vigil, from New Mexico, works during an exercise run by military and national security officials, for state and local election officials to simulate different scenarios for elections.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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December 26, 2019 - 1:54 pm
By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Inside a hotel ballroom near the nation’s capital, a U.S. Army officer with battlefield experience told 120 state and local election officials that they may have more in common with military strategists than they might think. These...
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Jeff Katz
November 18, 2019 - 11:41 am
Nine days after the gubernatorial election in Kentucky concluded, Gov. Matt Bevin conceded on Thursday. The folks over at NPR were quick to jump on Bevin in a Sunday article , claiming he questioned the election's legitimacy "without evidence." However, the approach was much different when Georgia'...
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Jeff Katz
November 14, 2019 - 1:55 pm
During an appearance on CNN's The Situation Room on Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said that the public impeachment hearings are about more than just "something that has occurred." AOC flat out told host Wolf Blitzer that the hearings were "about preventing a potentially disastrous...
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November 12, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By AMANDA SEITZ and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press As Kentucky's Republican governor trailed by thousands of votes in his re-election bid and Democrats took the reins of the Virginia Statehouse, social media posts offered an unsubstantiated explanation for the Election Day results: voter fraud. The...
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Jeff Katz
November 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Since the only thing Gov. Ralph Northam has been brave enough to comment on since his blackface scandal is so-called "common sense" gun law reform, he must be licking his chops after the results of the Virginia elections on Tuesday. Northam will now have a Democratic majority in both the state...
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November 05, 2019 - 8:57 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians are deciding Tuesday which party should control the statehouse in a widely watched contest that will test how voters feel about President Donald Trump and his possible impeachment. The Old Dominion's legislative elections are...
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October 30, 2019 - 9:36 am
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials sounding the alarm about foreign efforts to disrupt the 2020 election include multiple...
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October 25, 2019 - 4:43 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Chris Parker is the type of Virginian whom Democrats hope to get to the polls next month to help them flip the legislature and usher in a wave of stricter gun laws. Parker leans Democratic and believes there "definitely"...
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October 21, 2019 - 9:28 am
By ROB GILLIES Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation held parliamentary elections on Monday. The 47-year-old Trudeau channeled the star power of his father, the liberal icon and late Prime...
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October 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office. Now he's a top target of Democrats —both in and out of state— looking to capitalize on voter...
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