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Stories with subject: Primary elections
  • new storyHuelskamp foe to run in Kansas 1st District as independent 
    Updated: May-05-16 7:48 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - An educator and farmer who previously challenged U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp as a Republican announced Thursday he will run this time as an independent candidate in the 1st Congressional District of western and central Kansas.

  • new storyRepublican Senate candidate says he won't vote for Trump story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 7:30 pm

    OLYMPIA, Washington - The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Washington state said Thursday that he does not support Donald Trump as his party's presumed presidential nominee, and won't vote for president in November unless a conservative third-party alternative comes forward.

  • new storyKrebs: South Dakota ballots were printed on April 22 
    Updated: May-05-16 7:20 pm

    PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says the state's June 7 primary ballots were printed on April 22, so presidential candidates who suspended their campaigns after that date will still appear on ballots.

  • new storyThe Latest: Colorado's Blaha makes GOP Senate ballot 
    Updated: May-05-16 7:10 pm

    DENVER - The Latest on the Colorado Senate Primary (all times local):

  • new storyUnprecedented number of people register for Oregon primary story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 7:07 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - A whopping 111,000 Oregonians gave themselves a voice by changing their voter registrations to Democrat and Republican this year ahead of the state's presidential primary.

  • new storyIn New Mexico, Democrats and GOP scrutinize Trump 
    Updated: May-05-16 6:39 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Leading Democrats in New Mexico are taking aim at Donald Trump as the state's Republican governor withholds her full endorsement of the presumptive GOP nominee.

  • In election fight, Utah governor retreats from Common Core 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:50 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Republican Gov. Gary Herbert spent years defending Utah's adoption of Common Core education standards but reversed course this week, calling for a repeal as he faces a tough re-election fight for his party's nomination.

  • North Carolina election board investigating Durham ballots 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:24 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina election officials investigating inconsistencies with provisional ballots in Durham County during the March 15 primary may decide to remove more than 1,000 of the ballots from the vote count, but that doing so will not affect the outcome of any races.

  • Races all but decided, presidential field eyes West Virginia 
    Updated: May-05-16 11:46 am

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Even before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee this week, West Virginia looked like awfully favorable turf for the billionaire real estate mogul.

  • Colorado's Blaha may be back on GOP Senate ballot 
    Updated: May-04-16 9:09 pm

    DENVER - Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Robert Blaha might appear on the party's Colorado primary in June.

  • Wisconsin Senate leader calls for uniting behind Trump 
    Updated: May-04-16 8:53 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin state Senate's top Republican called Wednesday for the party to back Donald Trump, saying nothing is going to stop him from being the GOP presidential nominee and he could generate conservative turnout in November that could boost down-ticket Republicans.

  • List of North Carolina counties for primary recanvassing 
    Updated: May-04-16 7:19 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The counties that the North Carolina State Board of Elections says are recanvassing the results of the March 15 primary elections:

  • Massachusetts GOP governor says he won't vote for Trump story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 5:23 pm

    BOSTON - With Donald Trump now his party's presumptive nominee, Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Wednesday that he might not even cast a vote for president in November.

  • Suit: Louisiana voter registration law is discriminatory 
    Updated: May-04-16 5:12 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A century-old Louisiana law discriminates against foreign-born, naturalized U.S. citizens by arbitrarily subjecting them to "heightened" voter registration requirements that don't apply to native-born citizens, civil rights groups claim in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

  • Trump at top of ticket is wild card in Indiana Senate race story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 4:47 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The race to be Indiana's next U.S. senator would appear to be Rep. Todd Young's to lose after his resounding victory in the Republican primary Tuesday, but the outcome of his faceoff with Democrat Baron Hill in November is no forgone conclusion.

  • Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 3:50 pm

    ATHENS, Ohio - With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire.

  • Facebook voting reminder extends to 35 states 
    Updated: May-04-16 3:35 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - People across New Mexico are receiving an unsolicited reminder to register for primary elections in June as they log onto Facebook.

  • Republican race all but decided ahead of Washington primary 
    Updated: May-04-16 3:33 pm

    OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state's primary later this month packs less of a punch with Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out of the Republican presidential contest.

  • Fallin endorses Trump's presidential bid, welcomes VP talk 
    Updated: May-04-16 2:17 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is offering her enthusiastic endorsement of Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, saying she supports the New York billionaire "100 percent."

  • Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examined 
    Updated: May-04-16 2:16 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Primary ballots in 20 North Carolina counties still are being examined nearly two months after the March 15 election vote to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other voting laws were implemented correctly.

  • The Latest: Stutzman blames loss on negative ad blitz 
    Updated: May-04-16 2:02 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Indiana's primary election (all times local):

  • Wealthy newcomer grabs US House nod; Young wins for Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 12:49 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - A wealthy political newcomer and a state senator won the Republican primaries for Indiana's two open congressional seats on Tuesday as businessman Donald Trump scored a big victory in the presidential race and Rep. Todd Young captured the GOP's Senate nomination.

  • Indiana election worker who turned away voters faces action 
    Updated: May-04-16 9:54 am

    PERU, Indiana - A northern Indiana clerk says one of her employees will face discipline after about 30 people left a polling site during Tuesday's primary when they were told they likely wouldn't be able to vote.

  • Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided 
    Updated: May-04-16 8:06 am

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift.

  • Warren unleashes Twitter storm on Trump 
    Updated: May-04-16 5:55 am

    WASHINGTON - Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken to Twitter to attack what she calls presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's "toxic stew of hatred & insecurity."