Mayoral elections

Alderman Ed Burke, 75, walks out of the Dirksen Federal Courthouse following his release after turning himself in, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Chicago. Burke, one of the most powerful City Council members in Chicago, is charged with one count of attempted extortion in trying to shake down a fast-food restaurant seeking city remodeling permits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 6:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal corruption case against a powerful City Council member has rocked the crowded race for Chicago mayor, as some hopefuls sought Friday to distance themselves from Alderman Ed Burke while others painted their rivals as part of the city's notorious machine politics he embodied...
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Supporters of the opposition Nationalist Party cheer in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwan's ruling party suffered a major defeat Saturday in local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of the island's independence-leaning president amid growing economic and political pressure from China. (AP Photo)
November 24, 2018 - 9:38 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's ruling party was handed a major defeat in local elections Saturday that were seen as a referendum on the administration of the island's independence-leaning president amid growing economic and political pressure from China. Soon after the results came in, President...
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In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, Democratic Progressive Party Kaohsiung mayoral candidate, Chen Chi-mai at left reacts to supporters during a rally in Kaohsiung, central Taiwan. China and its growing pressure campaign loom large as Taiwan holds elections for mayors and other local officials Saturday, in what is partly seen as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo)
November 22, 2018 - 11:51 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China's pressure campaign looms large as Taiwan holds local elections Saturday in what is seen partly as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen. Driven from power two years ago, the opposition Nationalists are hoping to regain territory by...
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November 21, 2018 - 12:36 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's parliament passed legislation Wednesday to reinstate Supreme Court judges who were recently forced to retire, a step that could significantly ease a standoff with the European Union. For the EU, which is facing a string of crises, including Brexit and Italy's debt, it...
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Mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch, right, and his wife Dina pose for the media as they cast their votes at a polling station in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of locations across the country Tuesday, with the main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
November 13, 2018 - 9:12 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of locations across the country Tuesday, with the main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. The vote marks the second round of municipal elections in cities where no candidate secured at least 40 percent support in the Oct. 30...
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The leader of Poland's populist ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, hails its showing in local elections as an "all-out victory" despite the party's failure to win mayoral races in any of Poland's large cities, during a statement to the media at the party headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 06, 2018 - 10:35 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's populist ruling party on Tuesday hailed its showing in local elections as an "all-out victory" despite the party's failure to win mayoral races in any of Poland's large cities. In an apparent face-saving measure, Jaroslaw Kaczynski said "our victory is...
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A man votes during the second round of the local elections in at a polling station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Poles are voting in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 05, 2018 - 1:16 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's populist ruling party suffered a major setback in the country's mayoral races, losing not only in all large cities but also in most mid-size and smaller cities. The results Monday dashed the ruling party's ambitions for greater power nationally and showed the flaws of...
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A woman checks her ballot paper, during the second round of the local elections at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Polish people voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 04, 2018 - 3:46 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exit poll suggested Poland's populist ruling party lost runoff mayoral elections Sunday in Krakow and Gdansk, though it wasn't immediately clear how hundreds of other local races across the country were leaning. Runoff elections for the mayor's office in 649 cities, towns...
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A man checks a voting list during the second round of the local elections in at a polling station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Poles are voting in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 04, 2018 - 3:14 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on local elections in Poland (all times local): 9:05 p.m. An exit poll suggests Poland's populist ruling party has lost mayoral elections in Krakow and Gdansk in local runoff votes. Runoff races for mayor in 649 cities, towns and local municipalities took place on...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place on Oct. 21, with a runoff Nov. 4. The elections for local assemblies and mayors will be the first major test at the ballot box for the conservative-nationalist Law and Justice party...
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