- Trump, Clinton win Washington's presidential primaries Updated: May-25-16 12:14 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Donald Trump handily won Washington state's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest.
- Isakson, other Georgia GOP incumbents head to November Updated: May-24-16 11:59 pm
ATLANTA - Every Georgia Republican member of Congress easily defeated primary challengers Tuesday, including U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who crushed two long-shot challengers to earn a bid for a third term. Jim Barksdale, the Democrat favored by top party members, meanwhile, averted a July runoff in his first political campaign.
- Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents Updated: May-24-16 11:55 pm
Georgia Republicans who fervently backed Donald Trump for president a few months ago ended up sticking with political insiders Tuesday as incumbents swept to victory in contested primary elections across the state.
- The Latest: Barksdale wins Democratic Senate primary Updated: May-24-16 11:49 pm
ATLANTA - The Latest on Georgia's primary elections (all times local):
- The Latest: Clinton wins Washington's Democratic primary Updated: May-24-16 11:29 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Latest on Washington state's presidential primaries (all times local):
- The Latest: Ex-GOP lawmaker wins Railroad Commission runoff Updated: May-24-16 11:27 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Latest on Texas' primary runoff elections (all times local):
- August date set in suit over California primary deadline Updated: May-24-16 8:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A federal judge has set an Aug. 18 hearing date in a lawsuit filed by a Bernie Sanders supporter seeking to extend California's voter registration deadline ahead of the primary election, meaning the plaintiffs likely won't get a hearing before the state's June 7 primary.
- Ryan Frazier welcomes court ruling on GOP primary appeal Updated: May-24-16 7:09 pm
Ryan Frazier says he's confident he'll secure his spot on the Colorado Republican Party's U.S. Senate primary.
- Anti-abortion group files federal lawsuit to stop state case Updated: May-24-16 6:07 pm
HELENA, Montana - An anti-abortion group is asking a federal judge to prevent Montana's commissioner of political practices from seeking penalties against it for mailings it sent during the 2012 Republican primary elections.
- Clerks defend GOP-backed changes to Wisconsin election law Updated: May-24-16 4:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Election clerks from predominantly white suburbs of Milwaukee testified Tuesday in support of new state voting laws, including a photo ID requirement, that critics have challenged as discriminatory against racial minorities, the poor and young people.
- Green Party Congress candidate knocked off November ballot Updated: May-24-16 2:33 pm
CINCINNATI - A Green Party candidate vying to fill Republican former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's unexpired congressional term in a special election next month won't be eligible to run under the Green Party banner in November for the full two-year term, an elections official said Tuesday.
- Gambrell takes SC Senate seat of the late Billy O'Dell Updated: May-24-16 2:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Senate is back to its full 46 members after Anderson County Republican Mike Gambrell took his seat.
- Officials: 1,650 primary ballots improperly handled Updated: May-24-16 9:49 am
BALTIMORE - Maryland elections officials say a review of Baltimore's primary election found that about 1,650 ballots were handled improperly.
- Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy' Updated: May-24-16 8:30 am
LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy" but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press: "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle."
- The Latest: Republican says time for action on budget Updated: May-23-16 8:15 pm
HAMILTON, Ohio - The Latest on the candidate forum for the special election to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Republican John Boehner (all times local):
- Governor endorses Democratic Senate candidate Kamala Harris Updated: May-23-16 8:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris barely two weeks before California's June 7 primary election.
- Missouri GOP committee backs closed primaries Updated: May-23-16 6:55 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Only voters registered with a specific party could vote in Missouri primaries under a policy change some state Republicans want to see adopted.
- Before island's primary, Sanders criticizes Puerto Rico plan Updated: May-23-16 5:18 pm
LOS ANGELES - Two weeks before Puerto Rico's primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says a deal between House leaders and the Obama administration to help the island out of debt has colonialist overtones.
- Sanders backing brings big dollars to DNC chair's challenger Updated: May-23-16 3:30 pm
MIAMI - The primary opponent challenging Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says he raised more than $250,000 over the weekend after Bernie Sanders penned a fundraising letter endorsing his campaign.
- Governor candidate Jonathan Johnson gets $250k donation Updated: May-23-16 11:45 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Republican candidate for governor and Overstock.com board chair Jonathan Johnson has received a $250,000 contribution from his company's CEO.
- Dayton signs law moving Minnesota to presidential primary Updated: May-22-16 7:10 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill into law replacing the state's caucus system with a presidential primary.
- Coin toss to settle local GOP race Updated: May-22-16 11:02 am
BOISE, Idaho - A hyperlocal GOP race in southwestern Idaho will be decided with a flip of a coin.
- Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid Updated: May-22-16 10:46 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican in Washington state, the latest in a line of GOP chief election officers who have held the office for the last 52 years.
- Illinois GOP calls for unity as some tiptoe around Trump Updated: May-21-16 5:36 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Illinois Republicans cheered calls for unity at the party's state convention on Saturday even as some top elected officials tiptoed around the name likely to top the GOP ticket: Donald Trump.
- State: 38 percent of Indiana voters cast ballots in primary Updated: May-21-16 3:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's secretary of state's office says 38 percent of the state's registered voters turned out to vote in Indiana's hotly-contested May primary.