Run-off elections

Ivan Duque, left, candidate of the Democratic Centre party, celebrates his victory with his running mate Martha Lucia Ramirez, in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 17, 2018 - 8:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote, putting him 12...
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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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Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, waves to supporters after winning the first round presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Duque, a former Senator and protégé of President Alvaro Uribe, will face Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor, in a run-off election on June 17.(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 27, 2018 - 10:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The conservative protege of a powerful former president and a leftist former guerrilla who has galvanized voters with an anti-establishment message are headed for what promises to be a polarizing presidential runoff after gaining the most votes in Sunday's election. With...
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Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate presidential elections results at the candidate's headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Preliminary tallies put the former senator, and protégé of President Alvaro, in first place. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 27, 2018 - 6:45 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Colombia's presidential election is heading to a runoff after conservative former Senator Ivan Duque finished first in voting Sunday. He's likely to face off against leftist former rebel Gustavo...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel for the Department of Human Services, advanced to a runoff in the election for the nonpartisan state Supreme Court seat, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File)
May 23, 2018 - 1:21 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months. Justice Courtney Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel for the state Department of Human Services, advanced to a...
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Gubernatorial candidate and former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, in red, greets Kayren Moore and her neighbors Wade Hyde, center in purple, and Tim Thobe outside a polling place at Walnut Hill Recreation Center in Dallas on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on primaries on Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas (all times local): 11:35 p.m. A Democratic candidate who was attacked as too liberal by the national party campaign committee has lost a runoff in the race for a Houston-area House seat that Democrats hope to win from...
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Voters stand in line at a polling station during a presidential election in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, April 1, 2018. Voters will choose between Carlos Alvarado of the ruling Citizen Action Party and Fabricio Alvarado of National Restoration Party. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
April 02, 2018 - 3:12 am
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The latest on Costa Rica's presidential runoff election (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Electoral officials in Costa Rica say the governing party's candidate has won a presidential runoff election in which same-sex marriage was a big issue. Carlos Alvarado of the ruling...
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A military officer casts his ballots during the runoff presidential elections, at a polling station in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday March 31, 2018. Polls opened Saturday morning in Sierra Leone's runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round. (AP Photo/Cooper Inveen)
March 31, 2018 - 7:23 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Polls opened Saturday morning in Sierra Leone's runoff presidential election, which had been delayed by a few days after a court challenge of the first round. Voting appeared to be peaceful in the West African nation and the turnout was lower than in the first round on...
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Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST): 10 a.m. Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a...
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Supporters of presidential candidate Fabricio Alvarado, with National Restoration party, rally outside a polling station during general elections in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 11:12 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — An evangelical candidate who soared in the polls after coming out strongly against same-sex marriage and a governing party loyalist who favors it led in preliminary returns from Costa Rica's presidential election late Sunday, and appeared poised to go to a runoff. With...
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