Mayoral elections

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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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, Carina Driscoll, stepdaughter of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, stands outside her campaign office in Burlington, Vt. Driscoll is running for mayor against Democratic Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and fellow independent Infinite Culcleasure on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:13 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters are deciding whether to elect U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter as mayor of Vermont's largest city, where Sanders got his political start. Carina Driscoll is a former state legislator, school commissioner and city council member. She's running for Burlington mayor...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:41 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Republican Party's executive director says he alone was responsible for running an anonymous website that published articles Democrats say slandered their unsuccessful local candidate. The state ethics commission's staff on Friday said GOP Executive Director Jason...
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February 10, 2018 - 3:03 pm
SPARTANSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a tiny northwestern Pennsylvania town is standing by its volunteer fire company's election of a registered sex offender as its fire chief. The (Corry) Journal reported Saturday that Chief Roger Gilbert Jr. was convicted in 2001 of sexual intercourse with a 4-...
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