Gubernatorial elections

Candidate Paul Mango, seeking the Republican Party's nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's re-election bid next year, speaks at the Montgomery County Republican Committee gubernatorial forum in Blue Bell, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm
BLUE BELL, Pa. (AP) — The three announced GOP candidates for governor went to their first forum together where the would-be nominees fielded questions from Montgomery County Republicans. Thursday night's 50-minute forum at the Bluestone Country Club featured Scott Wagner of York County and Paul...
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A woman cats her ballot for regional elections in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Elections could tilt a majority of the states’ 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first time in nearly two decades of socialist party rule, though the government says the newly elected governors will be subordinate to a pro-government assembly. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
October 15, 2017 - 10:32 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's gubernatorial elections (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Venezuela's National Electoral Council says candidates for the ruling socialist party have won a majority of the 23 governors' offices up for grabs in Sunday's regional elections. Opposition...
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Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader and presidential candidate Raila Odinga demonstrate in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday Aug. 10, 2017. Odinga says hackers infiltrated the database of the country's election commission and manipulated the results. Early results show President Uhuru Kenyatta with a wide lead over Odinga. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
August 10, 2017 - 10:47 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's elections (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A Kenyan official says violence has broken out in the county of Garissa, where opposition supporters are demonstrating against the announcement of a ruling party candidate as the winner of a gubernatorial race. North...
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Voters wait outside of a poll station to enter to cast their ballot during the election for a constitutional assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 30, 2017. President Nicolas Maduro asked for global acceptance on Sunday as he cast an unusual pre-dawn vote for an all-powerful constitutional assembly that his opponents fear he'll use to replace Venezuelan democracy with a single-party authoritarian system. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 31, 2017 - 5:23 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party with virtually unlimited powers — a turnout more than double that estimated by outsiders and by opponents...
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July 16, 2017 - 9:22 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The slow-motion arc of Pennsylvania's budget negotiations is a sort of first debate stage for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the would-be contenders hoping to contest Wolf's re-election bid next year. Wolf has kept a low public profile. He's refused to discuss the ins and outs...
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A poll worker lays out a ballot marked for the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, as votes are counted at a polling station in Toluca, capital of Mexico state, Mexico, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Voters in Mexico's most populous state on Sunday could hand the ruling party a much-needed boost ahead of next year's presidential elections or a potentially devastating blow by throwing off its uninterrupted 88-year local rule. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 04, 2017 - 9:25 pm
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Voters in Mexico's most populous state cast ballots Sunday that could hand the ruling party a much-needed boost ahead of next year's presidential elections or a potentially devastating blow by throwing off its uninterrupted 88-year local rule. Voting centers closed in the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz says he won’t for re-election or any other office in 2018 (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
April 20, 2017 - 4:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president. Instead, the 50-year-old...
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Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, who is accused of running a ring that allegedly pilfered from state coffers, is escorted by police to a courtroom for an extradition hearing in Guatemala City, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Duarte was detained Saturday in Guatemala after six months as a fugitive and high-profile symbol of government corruption in his country. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
April 19, 2017 - 8:07 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Mexican fugitive ex-governor who became a powerful symbol of alleged corruption in his country appeared Wednesday before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition. Former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte arrived at the tribunal in a police van that was...
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