- Michigan's straight-ticket voting option may be eliminated Updated: Nov-29-15 4:10 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan voters who with a single mark can vote Democratic or Republican for every partisan office on the ballot may no longer have the option in 2016.
- The Latest: Hawaiian election opponent hails justice's order Updated: Nov-27-15 2:02 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on a Supreme Court stay blocking the counting of votes in Native Hawaiian elections (all times local):
- Asian soccer body urges support for FIFA candidate Salman Updated: Nov-27-15 6:29 am
GENEVA - FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman received an endorsement Friday from his executive committee colleagues at the Asian soccer confederation.
- Hamburg voters to decide on 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Nov-26-15 1:33 pm
HAMBURG, Germany - Leaders of Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics hope that a soccer scandal, unsettled costs and fear of attacks won't dissuade voters from backing the German port city's candidacy on Sunday.
- Black leaders call for Election Day voter registration Updated: Nov-25-15 4:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Black Leadership Council is asking the state to allow people to register to vote on Election Day.
- Egypt says 30 percent turnout in 2nd round of voting Updated: Nov-25-15 3:28 pm
CAIRO - Turnout in the second round of Egypt's parliamentary elections was nearly 30 percent, authorities said Wednesday, with the vote expected to result in a rubber-stamp body loyal to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
- 20 percent of eligible voters did so in Indiana election Updated: Nov-24-15 5:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's municipal general elections drew a combined turnout of 20.5 percent of eligible voters
- Kentucky governor restores voting rights for some felons Updated: Nov-24-15 2:21 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - About 15 years ago, Mantell Stevens spent 30 days in jail for drug possession. He has not been able to vote since then.
- Republicans at General Assembly set aside $8M for litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 11:03 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Faced with new and protracted lawsuits and keeping reservations about the Democratic attorney general, North Carolina Republican legislators have set aside $8 million to keep defending laws they've passed.
- Voters warned to be vigilant after personal data release Updated: Nov-20-15 4:36 am
ATLANTA - Secretary of State Brian Kemp says registered voters in Georgia should stay vigilant for signs of fraud and identity theft after his office released personal information for more than 6 million people.
- Absentee ballots without postmark won't be counted in county Updated: Nov-20-15 3:46 am
AKRON, Ohio - Officials say nearly 900 voters in Summit County in northeast Ohio won't have their absentee ballots counted for the Nov. 3 election because they lacked a postmark.
- Correction: Voter Registration-Lawsuit story Updated: Nov-19-15 10:47 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - In a Nov. 18 story about a voter registration lawsuit in Kansas, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the pending registrations of more than 36,000 would-be voters have been suspended until they provide proof of insurance. That should have said proof of citizenship.
- Many in Haiti suspect fraud in recent election, poll finds Updated: Nov-19-15 8:08 am
MIAMI - A poll by an independent research group has found deep public suspicion of the first round of the presidential election in Haiti, a finding that is likely to fuel calls by opposition parties for a recount of the disputed results.
- Maine validates petition for ranked-choice voting system Updated: Nov-18-15 6:08 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Secretary of State's Office says a citizens' petition to consider adoption of a ranked-choice voting system has been validated.
- Woman sentenced for years-old election law violation Updated: Nov-18-15 10:40 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Harrold woman who was prosecuted this year for an election law violation more than a decade ago won't see prison time.
- Christie acts on dozens of bills sitting on his desk Updated: Nov-09-15 2:26 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Faced with an impending deadline, Gov. Chris Christie has weighed in on dozens of bills sitting on his desk, including vetoing the Democrat-led Legislature's bill to reform election law.
- Protesters clash with police in Bologna Updated: Nov-08-15 9:58 am
MILAN - Hundreds of demonstrators clashed briefly Sunday with riot police ahead of a meeting between Silvio Berlusconi and a hotly contested right-wing political leader in the northern city of Bologna.
- Myanmar president votes in 'military country' Updated: Nov-08-15 7:26 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - President Thein Sein, the archrival of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, voted Sunday in Myanmar's grandiose capital, built from scratch by the military and symbolic of its half-century of iron-fisted rule over the impoverished Southeast Asian nation.
- Carter watches from afar as his center monitors Myanmar vote Updated: Nov-07-15 1:38 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Afflicted by cancer, former President Jimmy Carter won't be present for Myanmar's watershed election Sunday. But the center he founded will be there - monitoring a vote in a crisis-ridden corner of the world for the 101st time to ensure polling is free and credible.
- Connecticut local election turnout was 32.7 percent Updated: Nov-06-15 11:48 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Turnout for municipal elections in Connecticut continues to be low, with 32.7 percent of registered voters going to the polls earlier this week.
- 3rd Latina elected to Yakima City Council Updated: Nov-06-15 11:24 am
YAKIMA, Washington - Carmen Mendez is now projected to become the third Latina elected to the Yakima City Council this year.
- Haiti council names 2 candidates for presidential runoff Updated: Nov-05-15 9:48 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise and former state construction chief Jude Celestin appear to be advancing to a runoff election for Haiti's presidency, according to preliminary results announced Thursday.
- Colorado voter turnout lower than 2013 Updated: Nov-05-15 2:17 pm
DENVER - State results show just over 1.2 million people voted this year in Colorado's election Tuesday.
- Myanmar's Suu Kyi eyes post 'above the president' Updated: Nov-05-15 9:46 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that she will be the true power above the country's president if her party wins historic elections this Sunday, circumventing a constitutional clause that bars her from the top job.
- Arizona voter registration numbers up 47,000 since July Updated: Nov-05-15 5:01 am
PHOENIX - Arizona's voter registration numbers have grown by more than 47,000 since the last report in July.