House elections
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It would be premature for the state Supreme Court to order Pennsylvania’s legislative elections this year to be held based on old maps of state House and Senate districts, top state elections officials told the justices in a new court filing.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Robert Reives of Chatham County was picked on Monday by fellow Democrats to remain the party’s state House leader for the next two years.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Possible federal trials over whether South Carolina’s new election districts discriminate against Black voters have been delayed several months, making it likely the new maps will be used for U.S.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Red Lodge author Jack Ballard dropped out of the Democratic primary for the U.S. House seat representing eastern Montana, he said Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Keturah Herron won a special election to fill an open Kentucky House seat, making history as she becomes the first openly LGBTQ state representative in the state.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims the Pennsylvania Supreme Court would overstep its authority by selecting a new set of congressional district maps, and the plaintiffs also want a restraining order to prevent the state justices from changing the election calendar.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota House Republicans, spurred by baseless claims that the 2020 presidential election was subject to widespread fraud, pushed through a bill on Thursday to require in-depth audits of ballots and voting equipment in close presidential elections.
Wyoming lawmakers have voted narrowly to consider a Donald Trump-backed bill that could affect Liz Cheney’s re-election chances by making it harder for voters to register as Republicans.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican-driven local redistricting train rolled on in Georgia’s state House on Thursday, pushing through new county commission and school board maps in Augusta-Richmond County and making school board elections nonpartisan in Gwinnett County despite the opposition of local Democ
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge refused to temporarily block Kentucky’s newly drawn congressional and state House maps on Thursday, dealing an initial setback to Democrats challenging the use of the Republican-crafted boundaries in this year’s elections.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen candidates are running for office in West Virginia’s two congressional districts after the state lost a seat in the U.S.
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County would be split into four smaller pieces under legislation advanced Wednesday by Republicans in the Arizona House.
The chair of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors has joined a crowded field of Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Rep.
Rep. Kathleen Rice says she will not seek reelection this fall. The New Yorker’s decision makes her the 30th Democrat to announce they’re leaving the House before November elections when Republicans are making a strong push to win the majority.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Guns and other weapons would be prohibited at ballot counting sites and school board meetings across the state, under a bill approved by the Washington House Monday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would have candidates for school board run as members of political parties in one South Carolina district has been rejected by a bipartisan group of House members.
ATLANTA (AP) — A special election is set for April to fill a Georgia state House seat that represents parts of Cobb and Fulton counties.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A measure passed Thursday by the GOP-led Missouri House would raise the bar to put constitutional amendments to a public vote and be passed.
SALEM, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Smith, who represents Missouri’s 8th District covering a large area of southeastern and south-central Missouri, is running for reelection.
The South Carolina Republican who ousted Rep. Mark Sanford in a 2018 GOP primary only to lose in the general election is mounting another effort to win the seat.
A divided Supreme Court is allowing Alabama to use re-drawn congressional districts for the 2022 elections that a lower court found had improperly diluted the votes of Black residents.
The Supreme Court has put on hold a lower court ruling that Alabama must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections, boosting Republican chances to hold six of the state’s seven seats in the House of Representatives.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is running for a newly redrawn congressional district representing the Bronx, Long Island, Queens and Westchester County.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congressional incumbents continue to enjoy big fundraising advantages over their challengers in Nevada, where at least two of the four House seats are expected to be hotly contested again in November.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican lawmakers on Wednesday advanced legislation requiring voters to show identification when they drop off a mail ballot at a polling place, a move that election officials say would lead to longer lines on Election Day.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The 2022 campaign cycle is well underway in New Hampshire, but some voters are still pushing for reviews of the last election.
Liz Cheney continues to set fundraising records in her bid for reelection to Wyoming’s lone U.S. House seat.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republicans Ryan Zinke and Matt Rosendale have raised more than $1 million each in their campaigns for Montana’s two U.S.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, who is is seeking his old job back, has narrowed the funding gap in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District race.
CHICAGO (AP) — A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat held by Bobby Rush, who is retiring.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Majority Democrats in the Legislature are indicating they may be open to putting restrictions on the governor’s broad emergency powers as Washington’s COVID-19 state of emergency approaches two years.