- Haiti council starts deliberating on possible election redo Updated: May-31-16 12:03 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating Tuesday whether they should annul results of the disputed presidential election's first round, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding significant fraud.
- Fired Clatsop County clerk feels 'vindicated' by jury award Updated: May-30-16 2:53 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - A former Clatsop County clerk fired after two errors were discovered on the November 2014 ballot says she feels vindicated after a jury awarded her nearly $440,000 in damages in her lawsuit against the county.
- London's Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against 'Brexit' Updated: May-30-16 9:34 am
LONDON - London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union.
- Philippine Congress proclaims next president, vice president Updated: May-30-16 6:25 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Congress on Monday proclaimed crime-busting Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as president-elect and Rep. Leni Robredo as vice president-elect of a country that has been posting high growth rates but remains saddled with poverty, corruption and insurgencies.
- Ohio bill sets rules for last-minute orders on voting hours Updated: May-28-16 11:58 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill headed to Ohio's governor could make it harder for people to get a court order to keep polling places open late on Election Day in the key swing state.
- Grant County residents to vote on feedlot regulation changes Updated: May-28-16 11:58 am
MILBANK, South Dakota - A ballot initiative setting distances that concentrated animal feedlots must maintain from neighboring properties and water sources is a hot issue in Grant County.
- Flaggs says he will seek second term as Vicksburg mayor Updated: May-27-16 10:51 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. says he's running for a second term in 2017.
- Spike in crime in Las Vegas spurs search for causes, cures Updated: May-27-16 3:13 am
LAS VEGAS - From shootings on the Strip to the killing of a liquor store clerk who couldn't open a safe to an April weekend that saw five slayings in separate cases, crime is spiking in the shadows in Las Vegas - and spurring questions about causes and cures.
- Baltimore officials recertify April primary election results Updated: May-26-16 12:11 pm
BALTIMORE - Elections officials have recertified the results of Baltimore's primary election after the state review, starting the clock for any recount requests or court challenges.
- Palisade considers another pot ballot proposal Updated: May-25-16 12:08 pm
PALISADE, Colorado - Palisade town trustees are considering presenting residents with an initiative on recreational marijuana, two years after a ballot proposal on the question failed by four votes.
- 5 Arkansas counties to receive new voting equipment Updated: May-25-16 11:55 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Five Arkansas counties will receive new voting equipment ahead of the general election this fall.
- Mayor of small Missouri town resigns, pleads guilty to DWI Updated: May-25-16 8:21 am
OLD MONROE, Missouri - The mayor of the small eastern Missouri town of Old Monroe has pleading guilty to felony charges for causing a drunk-driving crash last summer, a plea that required him to give up his elected position.
- Italy, Netherlands and Sweden vie for Security Council seat Updated: May-24-16 11:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden all made their cases on Tuesday for why they should be elected to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations' most powerful body.
- Decision by charged senator to seek re-election not popular Updated: May-24-16 4:42 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A state senator's decision to seek re-election despite facing trial next month on felony sexual assault charges is not drawing much support from senior colleagues.
- Bill would require South Carolina cities to hold elections Updated: May-24-16 12:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Mayors and city council members could no longer win their office by default under legislation advancing to the Senate floor.
- Court says Mesa County school board member can remain Updated: May-24-16 10:32 am
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - A Mesa County school board member will be able to remain in office after the Colorado Supreme Court rejected a challenge to his election.
- Petition drive forcing recall election on Madison mayor Updated: May-24-16 8:18 am
MADISON, Nebraska - Petition drive organizers have obtained enough valid signatures to force a recall election on the mayor of Madison in northeast Nebraska.
- Norman City Council to consider stormwater utility fee Updated: May-23-16 4:21 pm
NORMAN, Oklahoma - Norman City Council members are preparing to consider calling a special election asking voters to create a stormwater utility fee to pay for necessary improvements to the city's drainage system.
- Tunisian Islamist party to separate religious, politics work Updated: May-23-16 12:34 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party voted Monday to separate its political and religious work, part of its effort to cast itself in line with the North African country's secular political heritage.
- 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.
- Court: DA can't sue to block records release Updated: May-20-16 9:55 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Supreme Court says a prosecutor isn't a public employee and can't sue to block the release of files detailing an investigation into his conduct.
- Signatures submitted for pro-death penalty ballot measure Updated: May-19-16 7:48 pm
SAN DIEGO - A campaign for a ballot initiative to speed executions for inmates on death row in California submitted signatures Thursday to appear on an increasingly crowded ballot that is expected to include an opposing measure to repeal capital punishment.
- Early voting period ends Friday for Georgia primaries Updated: May-19-16 5:17 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia's early voting period is almost over.
- Lone 'no' vote kills St. Francis County jail proposal Updated: May-19-16 5:04 pm
FORREST CITY, Arkansas - St. Francis County Quorum Court has voted against a motion that called for a special election to approve a one-cent tax to cover the cost of a new jail facility.