HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters in a western Pennsylvania state House district will pick a replacement during the spring primary for Rep. Brian Ellis, who recently quit while under investigation for...
Nelson wins House seat in special election
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Nathan Nelson has won the special election to fill a vacant state House seat in east-central Minnesota.
Unofficial returns show Nelson beating Democrat Tim...
Democrat wins special election in Waterloo-area district
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Another Democrat has been elected to represent the Waterloo area in the Iowa Senate.
Eric Giddens beat Republican Walt Rogers and Libertarian Fred Perryman for the...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawsuit is challenging a special election in which embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was both recalled and re-elected.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two new members have joined the Mississippi House of Representatives.
Speaker of the House Philip Gunn swore in Solomon Osborne and Ronnie Crudup Jr. on Monday after...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are heading for a lively and rapid-fire faceoff to decide who'll represent the GOP in a new North Carolina congressional election mandated after a ballot-rigging...
Republican wins runoff for south Georgia House seat
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican James Burchett has won a special election runoff against a fellow Republican for a south Georgia House seat.
Burchett beat out Franklin Patten on Tuesday in the...
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — It could take more than a year to come up with the $15.3 million needed to complete construction of the U.S. Marshals Museum after Fort Smith voters rejected a temporary...
Democrat wins seat left vacant by lawmaker
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Democrat will serve in a seat left vacant by a former lawmaker who's now the state's attorney general.
Democratic Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Joseph Perry Sr....
2 win Mississippi House elections, 1 race goes to runoff
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two people have won special elections to the Mississippi House. A third election is headed to a runoff.
The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Solomon Osborne defeated Troy...
Runoff needed in Mississippi House special election
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A runoff will be needed to determine the winner of a special election in a Mississippi House race.
News outlets reported that Kent McCarty and Steven Utroska will meet...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats are claiming victory in special elections to fill two vacant Pennsylvania state House seats.
Movita Johnson-Harrell claimed victory Tuesday night in the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former San Antonio City Council member Ray Lopez has defeated Fred Rangel in a special election runoff for the Texas House 125 seat.
Rose defeats Coleman in special election for Senate seat
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Paul Rose has defeated Democrat Eric Coleman in a special election to fill a Tennessee Senate seat left open when Mark Norris was named a federal...
Correction: Kentucky Senate-GOP story
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a story March 11 about a special election in Kentucky state Senate district 31, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Kentucky State Board of Elections,...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Residents in three Mississippi House districts are voting Tuesday in nonpartisan special elections.
Troy D. Brown Sr. and Solomon Osborne are running in District 32 in...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A month ago, Eric Giddens was just a member of the Cedar Falls school board thinking about maybe, someday, running for higher office.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters in two Pennsylvania House districts will select lawmakers to fill unexpired terms.
The special elections being held Tuesday are for seats occupied most recently...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke is making his first trip to Iowa of the 2020 campaign, visiting the state that kicks off presidential voting amid intense speculation that...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters in two Pennsylvania state Senate districts will pick candidates in May to fill the terms of a couple departed senators.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have passed several bills to make it easier to vote and boost confidence in elections.
In the state House, the measures include requiring automatic recounts...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The slate of candidates seeking to succeed the late North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr. is getting mighty crowded.
The State Board of Elections reports that 17 people...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Unofficial results show Democrat June Speakman has won a special election for Rhode Island state representative.
Speakman received more than 700 votes in Tuesday's...
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Phillip Wheeler has defeated Democrat Darrell Pugh in a special election to fill an eastern Kentucky state Senate seat.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker survived four rounds of voting Saturday to become the heavy favorite to fill an open congressional seat in northern Pennsylvania.
Leading NY GOP state senator to step down for Cornell job
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state Sen. Catharine Young, a leading voice for Republicans and upstate communities, is resigning her seat for a job with Cornell University.
Knox County voters elect sheriff in special election
EDINA, Mo. (AP) — Voters in a rural northeast Missouri county have elected a new sheriff, after the previous one resigned after pleading guilty to misdemeanor sexual abuse and domestic assault...
3 Democrats, 2 Republicans win legislative seats
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Democrats and two Republicans have won seats in the Connecticut legislature following a series of special elections.
Jumaane Williams wins race for NYC public advocate
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic City Council member Jumaane Williams won a special election Tuesday to serve as New York City's public advocate, a position that holds little authority but offers access...
The Latest: Williams wins NYC public advocate race
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the New York City public advocate race (all times local):
Democrat Jumaane Williams has won a special election to serve as New York City's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Jumaane Williams wins special election for New York City public advocate.
The Latest: Pittenger doesn’t plan to run again for old seat
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a new election being held for a North Carolina congressional seat after the state elections board reviewed evidence of ballot fraud (all times local):
Louisiana voters choose new lawmakers in special elections
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters have chosen four new state lawmakers in weekend special elections.
Election results show Ruston businessman Chris Turner, a Republican, will take...
Democrats pick candidate for special House election
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democrats have selected a candidate to run for a seat left vacant by a recently re-elected Democratic lawmaker who took a private sector job.
Democrats fill at-large vacancy on Salt Lake County Council
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who made unsuccessful bids for Congress and Salt Lake County mayor has been elected by Democratic party members to the Salt Lake County Council.
Special elections planned to fill 5 open legislative seats
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut voters will be heading back to the polls to fill five open legislative seats.
The three state Senate seats and two House of Representatives seats...
2 Republicans, 1 Democrat vie for open Minnesota House seat
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The field is set for a special election to a state House seat in east-central Minnesota that became open in a game of political musical chairs.
Iowa governor dismisses criticism of special election timing
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds is dismissing criticism of her decision to schedule a special election for a state Senate district in the Cedar Falls area while University of Northern...
Special election set for vacated Iowa Senate seat
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A special election to fill an Iowa Senate seat vacated last week when Sen. Jeff Danielson resigned will be held next month.
Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday issued a proclamation that sets the special election for March 19 for the eastern Iowa district which covers Cedar Falls, Hudson and parts of Waterloo in Black Hawk County.
Marshals Museum pushes back opening date to 2020
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The planned opening of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith has been pushed back to next year.
The facility was set to open this fall. But museum president Patrick Weeks says officials couldn't plan for the opening without knowing the results of next month's special election in Fort Smith, when voters will consider a temporary sales tax increase to support the museum.
Soldotna preps for special election on city field house
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Soldotna's public works director says a design is "95 percent complete" on a proposed field house.
Kyle Kornelis says planners will await taking additional steps until they see the outcome of a special election March 5.
Evers calls special election for Kenosha-area Assembly seat
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers has called a special election for April 30 to fill a vacant Assembly seat in Kenosha.
The vacancy was created when Democratic Rep. Peter Barca resigned after Evers picked him to serve as Revenue Department secretary. The seat is in a Democratic area and the only announced candidates to replace Barca are both Democrats.
State approves first state grant for a Green Party candidate
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut elections commission has approved a state campaign grant for a Green Party candidate — the first in the 12-year history of the Citizens' Elections Program.
2 Republicans head to runoff for south Georgia House seat
ATLANTA (AP) — Two Republicans are headed to a March 12 runoff in a special election to fill a south Georgia House seat.
Franklin Patten and James Burchett easily beat two Democratic opponents Tuesday in the district covering parts of Atkinson, Lanier, Lowndes and Ware Counties.
The seat became available in November when Rep. Jason Shaw was appointed to the Georgia Public Service Commission by former Gov. Nathan Deal.
Democrats pick candidate to fill Marino’s term in US House
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Democratic nominee in a special election in a heavily Republican northcentral Pennsylvania congressional district is the same candidate who lost November's general election by 32 percentage points.
Democrats on Tuesday nominated Marc Friedenberg to fill the term of Republican Tom Marino, who resigned just three weeks into his fifth congressional term.
Washington County officials defer action on jail expansion
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Leaders in Washington County have delayed action on a plan to expand the county jail, saying they should first consider other alternatives.
Maine sets special election to fill House seat
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine will hold a special election to fill a House seat left vacant by a Democratic lawmaker.
A Thursday announcement from Maine's secretary of state office says the special election is set for April 2.
Rep. Jennifer DeChant last month announced her resignation effective Feb. 1. She's served as representative to House District 52 since 2012.
Professor wins Democratic primary for special election
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A university professor has defeated a former Bristol Town Council member in the Democratic primary for a special election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
Unofficial results from the secretary of state's office show Roger Williams University professor June Speakman beat former council member Richard Ruggiero 733-263 in the election held Tuesday.
Republican Barton wins runoff for north Georgia House seat
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Calhoun city councilman Matt Barton has won a runoff election between two Republicans for a northwest Georgia state House seat.
Barton received 1,712 votes to Jesse Vaughn's 1,399 votes Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the Georgia secretary of state.
The district covers portions of Gordon and Murray counties.