Elections

  • Slovenia votes in early election amid instability

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenes voted Sunday in a second early election in three years amid political instability that threatened the small eurozone nation's bid to pull out of an economic downturn.

    Associated Press
  • Massachusetts Sen. Warren hits road for Democrats

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a top Democratic fundraiser and campaign powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.

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  • Associations: A third party managing elections averts fraud

    Question: Our homeowners association follows the election rules in Civil Code section 5115, sending out ballots and two pre-addressed envelopes with instructions by first-class mail to every owner 30 days ...

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  • Slovenian political newcomer tipped to win snap polls

    Slovenians voted on Sunday in snap elections expected to put a political newcomer in charge of turning around the crisis-hit eurozone country as it struggles with debt and the fallout of corruption scandals. The vote will be the second early election in three years in the country that was once a…

    AFP
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  • London Grand Prix hopes reignited with new UK legislation

    F1 could yet come to the streets of London after Prime Minister David Cameron confirms allowances for more road racing in the UK.

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  • GOP keeps House edge in Democratic-leaning states

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democrats have long claimed that Republicans abused their legislative powers to elect a disproportionate number of U.S. House members. Now a Florida court is lending credence to their complaint.

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  • Georgia's ruling party sweeps to victory in local election runoffs

    By Margarita Antidze TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream coalition has won a string of local election runoffs, cementing its control of local councils which had been the last powerbase of former president Mikheil Saakashvili's party. Georgian Dream candidates led in all 21…

    Reuters
  • Britain welcomes Afghanistan vote deal

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Saturday praised a deal made by Afghanistan's two presidential rivals to audit all votes cast in its disputed election and pledged Britain's support for the process. The agreement between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah came at the end of two days of…

    AFP
  • Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington on Saturday removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped piñata with a shotgun.

    Associated Press
  • Kremlin snuffs out last avenues of dissent for Putin foes

    House raids, bugging devices, threats, violence and demeaning posters are just a few things Vladimir Putin's critics have faced while trying to run for city parliament in the Russian capital. Two years after President Putin was elected for a historic third term - facing mass protests in Moscow…

    AFP
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  • Bad news is good for US Congress fundraising

    Nothing rallies US grassroots donors quite like a political affront, and Democrats facing a wave of Republican threats are cashing in on the negativity at the height of the 2014 election cycle. Democratic campaign organizers in Washington have seized on major political assaults by Republicans --…

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  • Early results show newcomers win Slovenia vote

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A party led by a political newcomer better known as the son of Slovenia's famous Olympic medalist won the most votes Sunday in the second early election in three years, according to preliminary returns. The outcome meant potentially more uncertainty for a small eurozone…

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    Election showdown in Afghanistan leads to recount

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says rival candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election agreed to a recount supervised by the U.N. Gavino Garay reports.

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  • Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

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  • An embrace and a handshake: how John Kerry brokered peace between Afghan rivals

    By Lesley Wroughton and Maria Golovnina KABUL (Reuters) - It was late on Saturday evening in a fourth-floor room of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Kabul that the election crisis in Afghanistan that had threatened to divide the nation was staved off. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in the…

    Reuters
  • All votes in disputed Afghan run-off poll to be audited: Kerry

    Afghanistan's feuding presidential rivals agreed Saturday to a full audit of every vote cast in the disputed runoff election, US Secretary of State John Kerry said following two days of frantic negotiations. The deadlock over last month's run-off vote to succeed outgoing President Hamid Karzai…

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