Tag: State elections

Group rallies for voting rights amid All-Star Game events

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DENVER — Amid the fanfare, celebrity softball games and other events surrounding Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, a group rallied Sunday to call attention...

Houston voter who waited 6 hours arrested for illegal voting

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AUSTIN, Texas — A Houston man who received widespread attention after standing six hours in line to cast a ballot in the 2020 Democratic...

Republican business owner enters US Senate race in Alabama

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The owner of a grant-writing business who narrowly missed a runoff for a congressional seat on Thursday became the fourth candidate...

North Carolina GOP senate candidate Pat McCrory raises $1.2M

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Pat McCrory on Thursday announced he raised more than $1.2 million in his first fundraising...

Adams’ win in NYC latest in surge for moderate Democrats

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NEW YORK — The triumph of a moderate Democrat in the mayoral primary in deep blue New York City appears to accelerate a recent...

Texas governor revives GOP’s thwarted new voting laws

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday revived the GOP's thwarted efforts to pass new voting laws in America's biggest red state...

Kentucky’s Attica Scott challenges US House budget chairman

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FRANKFORT, Ky — State Rep. Attica Scott, one of two Black women in Kentucky's legislature, announced Wednesday that she'll try to unseat longtime Democratic...

Judge won’t block parts of Georgia election law for now

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ATLANTA — A federal judge on Wednesday declined to block some challenged sections of Georgia's new election law ahead of two runoff elections scheduled...

Records show pressure by Trump, allies on Arizona officials

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PHOENIX — Newly released records show the top Republicans in Arizona's largest county dodged calls from Donald Trump and his allies in the aftermath...

Arkansas governor ponders future in GOP turned Trumpian

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Leading a state that went heavily for Donald Trump in the 2020 election and that has enacted some of the...