Mayoral elections

Former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 07, 2018 - 8:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In San Francisco, the candidate with the most first-place votes is trailing in a tight race for mayor. London Breed, the president of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors, is some 10 percentage points ahead of former state Sen. Mark Leno in votes for first-place. Yet, Leno was...
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Board of Supervisors President London Breed, center, greets supporters before speaking to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two leading candidates in San Francisco's race for mayor are resigned to days of uncertainty as the contest remained too close to call and tens of thousands of ballots waited to be counted Wednesday. Updated results showed former state Sen. Mark Leno maintaining a tiny lead...
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San Francisco mayoral candidate London Breed speaks to supporters during an election night party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 06, 2018 - 5:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead by the slimmest of margins in the race for San Francisco mayor early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, though Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. The race remained too...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:40 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections. Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman announced his resignation on Tuesday as the city's legislature, which he also chairs, was about to incorporate the...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the machines statewide. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
May 17, 2018 - 2:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, roughly 1 in 5 Americans will be casting ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes. That worries voting and cybersecurity experts, who say lack of a hard copy makes it difficult...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:31 pm
Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox...
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In this April 4, 2018 photo, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, left, applauds as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a town hall meeting examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
April 06, 2018 - 10:38 am
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another president bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016. His challenge was on...
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April 02, 2018 - 12:18 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Several thousand people have rallied in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city, to protest official plans to cancel direct mayoral elections. The incumbent mayor, Yevgeny Roizman, attended Monday's rally in the Ural Mountains city, urging public resistance to the...
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March 26, 2018 - 12:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia mayoral candidate says he lost $1.4 million in an alleged Ponzi scheme. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Tom Knox was among several people who fell victim to a $30 million loan fraud operation led by 47-year-old Gary Alan Frank. Frank owned the...
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March 21, 2018 - 9:06 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced plans Wednesday night to run for mayor against the man who fired him after the release of dashcam video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager. McCarthy's announcement, which he made on his...
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