Election Top Stories

Election Top Stories

Election Top Stories
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the 2020 presidential election on the horizon, one of the largest outside Democratic groups announced on Thursday a $30 million effort to register voters, push ballot measures that expand voter rights and fight Republican-backed laws in court that restrict...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the racial and sexual assault allegations that have engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, all Democrats (all times local): 3 p.m. A top Virginia Republican served as an editor for a college yearbook that includes racial slurs and at...
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a recount for Kentucky House district 13 (all times local): 9 a.m. Election officials in Kentucky have found two additional votes for a Democrat during a recount for a state House race. Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican DJ Johnson in...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams will be doing more than rebutting President Donald Trump next week. As the first black woman to deliver a Democratic response to a State of the Union address, she'll represent what many in the party see as their political future. In picking Abrams,...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential primary is jolting to life without a traditional mainstay: the big money donor class. More specifically, their contribution checks. With as many as two dozen Democrats potentially running for the White House and no immediate front-runner, the...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas elections officials say they've identified tens of thousands of suspected non-citizens since the 1990s who have voted. Texas Secretary of State spokesman Sam Taylor says they "are very confident" the citizenship data used is current. Voting rights...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's new elections chief is asking lawmakers for $150 million to replace the state's aging electronic voting machines, which experts have warned are vulnerable to hacking. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told Georgia legislators holding budget hearings...
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sen. Jeff Merkley, one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, seemed content to meet with constituents in Oregon and did not say if he'll run for president in 2020. Merkley has been postponing a decision on a White House...
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registered in multiple states is up in the air after its patron, Kris Kobach, lost the Kansas race for governor and is out of elected office. A spokeswoman for Kobach's successor as...