Voting districts

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive with Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., center, to a campaign rally for Senate Republican candidates, at Valdosta Regional Airport, in Valdosta, Ga. Twin Senate runoffs in Georgia, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, just 15 days before Trump leaves office, will not only determine which party controls the Senate but also offer the first clues about how long Trump can maintain his grip on the nation’s political affairs once he loses the White House megaphone. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 04, 2021 - 6:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — For more than four years, President Donald Trump has dominated the Republican Party and the whole of American politics. Now Georgia gets to decide what comes next. Two Senate runoffs on Tuesday, just 15 days before Trump leaves office, will not only determine which party controls the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2020, file photo, Rita Hart answers a question during a debate with Mariannette Miller-Meeks in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa officials on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, were expected to certify a Republican candidate as a six-vote winner for an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, in what is shaping up to be the closest congressional election in decades.Republican Miller-Meeks finished ahead of Democrat Hart in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District after a recount saw her 47-vote lead steadily dwindle to single digits but never be overcome. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette via AP, File)
December 22, 2020 - 4:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Rita Hart asked the U.S. House on Tuesday to investigate and overturn the race that Iowa says she lost by six votes, arguing that 22 ballots were wrongly excluded and others weren't examined during the recount. In a notice of contest, Hart argued that she would have...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Calif., participates in a ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two years earlier, California Republican leaders conceded that the party had all but collapsed after Democrats swept seven GOP-held House seats, including four all or partly in the one-time conservative holy land of Orange County. But a swift rebound this year reclaimed four of those districts for the GOP, even as President Donald Trump lost the state in a landslide. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
December 09, 2020 - 12:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had been over two decades since a Republican captured a Democratic-held congressional district in California. This year, Republicans took four. The stunning victories have California GOP leaders talking about a comeback after years of teetering on the brink of irrelevance in...
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In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 photo, Kwanza Hall answers a question during the Atlanta Police Foundation's Atlanta Mayoral debate hosted by WSB-TV at their studios in Atlanta.. Crime and safety were the main topic of discussion during live debate. (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 02, 2020 - 12:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall won a special runoff election Tuesday for a brief term in Congress and will succeed the late civil rights legend John Lewis. The 49-year-old Hall defeated fellow Democrat Robert Franklin in the Atlanta area district and will only hold...
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This photo, date and location not known, provided by the Garcia For Congress campaign shows Mike Garcia. The former naval fighter pilot and Santa Clarita businessman is challenging Democrat Christy Smith in 2020, arguing that the Democratic agenda is out of step with the district anchored in northern Los Angeles County. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (Garcia For Congress via AP, File)
November 20, 2020 - 10:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia claimed victory Friday in his back-and-forth contest with Democrat Christy Smith in the 25th District north of Los Angeles, a Southern California battleground that Democrats had captured just two years ago. In a statement, Garcia said “victory is...
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This photo, date and location not known, provided by the Garcia For Congress campaign shows Mike Garcia. The former naval fighter pilot and Santa Clarita businessman is challenging Democrat Christy Smith in 2020, arguing that the Democratic agenda is out of step with the district anchored in northern Los Angeles County. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (Garcia For Congress via AP, File)
November 17, 2020 - 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia extended his narrow lead Tuesday over Democrat Christy Smith in the 25th Congressional District north of Los Angeles, where ballot-counting continued in the back-and-forth contest. By the end of last week, Garcia had opened up a lead of just over...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Young Kim, then a Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, speaks to supporters in the Rowland Heights section of Los Angeles. This year, Kim narrowly defeated Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros in a Southern California district the GOP lost two years ago. Kim, a former state legislator, won her rematch with Cisneros and gave Republicans their second House victory over a Democratic incumbent in Orange County this election. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 13, 2020 - 10:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Young Kim defeated U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros on Friday in a Southern California district, the second GOP candidate to snatch a Democratic-held seat in the state this year. The contest in the 39th Congressional District anchored in Orange County was a rematch from 2018,...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters about the impact of the election on the political landscape in Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. She is joined at left by House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 11, 2020 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats clinched two more years of controlling the House but with a potentially razor-thin majority, a bittersweet finale to last week's elections that has left them divided and with scant margin for error for advancing their agenda. The party on Tuesday nailed down at least 218...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters about the impact of the election on the political landscape in Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. She is joined at left by House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 10, 2020 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats clinched two more years of controlling the House on Tuesday but with a potentially razor-thin majority, a bittersweet finale to last week's elections that has left them divided and with scant margin for error for advancing their agenda. The party has now nailed down at...
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November 10, 2020 - 2:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Michelle Steel defeated first-term Rep. Harley Rouda on Tuesday in a Southern California district, only the second time in more than two decades that a GOP candidate in the state has defeated an incumbent Democrat. Rouda captured Orange County’s 48th District in 2018...
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