Mayoral elections

October 07, 2017 - 6:18 pm
MANHATTAN, Mont. (AP) — There's one person running for mayor of Manhattan, Montana, and he only needs to vote for himself to win. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Glen Clements was the only person to apply to be a write-in candidate for the position on the November ballot. Under Montana law, any...
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Provo Mayor John Curtis celebrates after winning Utah's Republican primary to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Provo, Utah. Curtis of Provo, defeated former state lawmaker Chris Herrod and business consultant Tanner Ainge, son of Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
August 16, 2017 - 6:17 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican Utah mayor celebrating a primary win will have to fend off competitors linking him to embattled President Donald Trump as he prepares for the general election to replace Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House of Representatives. John Curtis, the popular mayor of the...
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Provo Mayor John Curtis celebrates with his family after winning Utah's Republican primary to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Provo, Utah. Curtis, of Provo, defeated former state lawmaker Chris Herrod and business consultant Tanner Ainge, son of Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
August 16, 2017 - 12:43 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mayor in the Mormon stronghold of Provo won a three-way Republican primary Tuesday in the race to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, putting him on track to clinch the congressional seat in the general election in the overwhelming GOP district. John Curtis pulled off the...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2017, file photo, Jenny Durkan, a former U.S. Attorney, announces her candidacy for Seattle Mayor in Seattle. The top two candidates from a crowded field will emerge from the primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
August 02, 2017 - 3:50 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Early returns in a primary election to choose a new mayor for the booming liberal city of Seattle show former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan leading in a crowded field of candidates to replace current Mayor Ed Murray. Murray, a Democrat, had been considered the favorite but dropped his...
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One man drops a ballot in a voting box as another waits as voters cast ballots to start choosing a new mayor, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Seattle. Voters were choosing from a field of 21 mayoral candidates and the top two vote-getters will advance to a November election. Ballots in the all-mail election had to be postmarked or dropped in ballot boxes by Tuesday and the finalists may not be known for several days if the race is close. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 12:35 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle voters cast ballots Tuesday to start choosing a new mayor for the booming liberal city that is adding thousands of highly paid workers drawn by tech giants such as Amazon but also confronting fears the poor and middle class are being driven away by skyrocketing housing costs...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez plans to meet with an anti-abortion Democratic group amid divisions within the party over whether to back candidates opposed to abortion. Democrats for Life Executive Director Kristen Day said Tuesday that the DNC and her...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Democrat Heath Mello lost his race for Omaha mayor Tuesday in a setback for supporters who argued that the Democratic National Committee and abortion rights groups were wrong to attack the anti-abortion former state senator. Mello, a 37-year-old Catholic from Omaha's working-...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, former Nebraska Democratic state Sen. Heath Mello speaks during a mayoral debate against his Republican challenger, incumbent Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the May 9, 2017, election. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 09, 2017 - 8:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Voters in Omaha are not just deciding the city's mayor, but whether a Democrat who opposes abortion rights can give the party some hope in the conservative heartland. Democrats around the country have focused on their party's candidate Heath Mello, some looking to the 37-year...
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A Femen activist is led away by French police in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 5:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has cast her ballot in Henin-Beaumont, a small northern town controlled by her National...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:09 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister has warned the opposition not to disrupt voting in a local election in a western town and instead accept the offer to help monitor parliamentary polls next month. The main opposition Democratic Party has threatened "civil disobedience," starting with...
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