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Donald Trump's presidential win was a boon for the Republican Party in Washington, consolidating the GOP's control of the Oval Office, Senate and House of Representatives. But beyond the Beltway, poll data suggests the election has had the opposite effect on the party, pushing voters away.
Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny says he will not recognize Russia's upcoming presidential election if election officials continue to refuse to register him as a presidential candidate. Speaking in the city of Kaliningrad on December 10, Navalny called on his supporters to back his nomination as ...
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Ben Domenech, co-founder of The Federalist, about the GOP strategy behind supporting candidate Roy Moore in his race for a U.S. Senate seat against Democrat Doug Jones. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...
An alliance of communists and Maoists are set to win Nepal's first parliamentary election since 1999. ... These elections were the first to be held under Nepal's new Constitution, which was officially adopted in 2015 after decades of uncertainty that took the country move on from monarchy and civil war to ...
On the streets of Honduras, there is continuing unrest after presidential elections held two weeks ago are being contested. The incumbent and a close U.S. ally, Juan Orlando Hernandez, has a small lead, but international observers say there were irregularities in the vote. His opponent, a national TV star, ...

"In Honduras, there is no second round [election]," Hernandez said. The Honduran Constitution does not provide for a run-off scenario. The OAS did not rule out the possibility of fresh elections, nor did COHEP's Sikaffy, who said the country should wait to see what comes of the partial recount. Nasralla has ...
They said the vote served what they called President Maduro's dictatorship. President Maduro's governing socialist party is expected to win the largest number of votes in the mayoral elections, despite a worsening economic crisis characterised by shortages of basic goods and soaring inflation.
An opposition alliance between Nepal's two, major communist parties has a strong lead in landmark post-war parliamentary and provincial elections, according to preliminary results. Nepal's Election Commission said on Saturday that the coalition between the Communist Party of Nepal - United Marxist ...
They are the elections that many believe could shape Spain's future by paving the way for Catalan independence. But divisions are emerging among the separatists - and the leader of the leftwing party ahead in the polls is floundering as she comes under scrutiny. As campaigning for the 21 December ...
But Democrats say the way they're handling the sexual misconduct issue will give them a valuable weapon for next year's congressional elections. Republicans say that's just wishful thinking. No one knows when or where the allegations that have felled lawmakers, journalists and entertainers will end.
LANSING - Voters in Michigan's 13th Congressional district will go to the polls Aug. 7 and Nov. 6 to choose a successor to U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Friday -- the same dates on which elections are already scheduled. Snyder announced the dates for a special primary and a ...
A drill down into the 2012 results offers some clues on the impact any shift in the Patel vote could have on the Gujarat election results this year. ... (See graphic below) These constituencies largely comprise diamond and textile hubs, were BJP bastions in the 2012 elections as the deep saffron in the map ...
Although Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is still expected to win the upcoming election in Gujarat, his lead in the polls has shrunk amid grumbling about the economy and the prime minister is campaigning hard as the vote approaches. It's being treated as a bellwether for Modi's chance of ...
1.45 p.m.: During an election rally for the second phase of Assembly elections, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stepped up attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why there is no mention of development in his speeches during the Gujarat election campaign. Mr. Gandhi said he ...
The presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla (C), former President Manuel Zelaya (R) and politician Patricia Rodas (L), answer questions from the press after showing the results from the November 26 elections, which they claim show that Nasralla was ...
7 election. Republican Bob Thomas beat Democrat Joshua Cole by 82 votes, according to the results certified by the State Board of elections. In addition to the federal lawsuit filed by voters backed by the House Democratic Caucus, the losing candidate after the recount could also file an election contest in ...

"The 2018 elections are almost a year away and something of a theoretical fight," Gonzales said this month, "but the Alabama special election is happening (now). It's a tangible thing that people can hold on to at a time when they're more often citing the theoretical. There's going to be a winner and a loser, ...
BLOOMINGTON -- Eleventh Judicial Circuit Associate Judge William Yoder will seek election as McLean County resident circuit judge in the November 2018 general election. Yoder announced Thursday at a gathering in the lobby of the McLean County Law and Justice Center in downtown Bloomington ...
The midterm elections are less than a year away, and with the balance of power of both houses of Congress at stake, they seem likely to be closely fought. To help local journalists use election data to keep a close eye on candidates and races, we're today announcing an update to our Election DataBot app.
Almost two weeks after the Queensland election, LNP leader Tim Nicholls has conceded defeat to Labor. The opposition leader phoned the premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, on Friday morning to advise her. Labor looks certain to win at least 47 seats in Queensland's unicameral parliament, guaranteeing a ...
Although Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is still expected to win the upcoming election in Gujarat, his lead in the polls has shrunk amid grumbling about the economy and the prime minister is campaigning hard as the vote approaches. It's being treated as a bellwether for Modi's chance of ...
Still, there is neither a declared winner nor official results in that election, the eighth since the country returned to civilian rule 25 years ago. Instead, there are protests, turmoil and a growing international recognition that democracy is not working well in Honduras and that this election was fraught with ...
Liberia's Supreme Court has ruled that evidence of fraud during October's first round of presidential elections was insufficient to merit a re-run. This means the final round of voting between the two leading candidates - ex-footballer George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai - can go ahead.
Labor's election result is on a knife-edge in Queensland. COUNTING continues in the Queensland election with the result relying on a few key seats where only a handful of votes separate candidates. AAPDecember 5, 201710:16am. Video; Image ...
After months of individual announcements declaring their intentions to run for Congress and various state offices, candidates over the last week have filed their election petitions to be on the 2018 ballot. Contested primaries are set for the Democratic nominations in the 12th, 13th and 15th Congressional ...
BHARUCH/GODHRA/ DAHOD/VADODARA: The results of Uttar Pradesh civic body elections may be resonating in election-bound Gujarat, but ironically ... But the voters have not heard of Voter verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines which would be used by Election Commission across over 50,000 ...
After the election, Reed says the numbers are public. He predicts that black voter turnout come December 12 will be "a little heavier" than in some statewide elections but "not an Obama-type thing." A past statewide candidate echoes Reed: "You pay for the black vote and it works. The Democrats know how ...
On Monday a Spanish supreme court judge will decide whether to release Catalan cabinet members so that they can run in the election. ... has gained in the polls with a promise to prioritise social justice policies and to move beyond the independence issue, a reminder that these elections are not a simple ...
In his address on National Law Day 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again sounded the bugle for simultaneous elections to Parliament and all State Assemblies, under the banner of "one nation one election". Mr. Modi also cited four reasons: massive expenditure; diversion of security and civil ...
The highly anticipated Alabama Senate special election race will conclude on Dec. 12, when voters will decide whether Republican Roy Moore or Democrat Doug Jones will fill the seat left vacant by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The special Senate race was largely seen as Moore's to lose after the ...
Honduran police have announced they will refuse to obey orders from the government of the incumbent president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, and will remain in their barracks until a political crisis triggered by last Sunday's contested presidential election has been resolved. All national police - including ...
Tens of thousands took to the streets across Honduras on Sunday, demanding a new president and an end to a week-long election debacle which has ... "We need new elections so the people know who really won … the Constitution doesn't allow it but now maybe the constitution doesn't matter at all," said ...
And a party without an activated base -- especially given that Democrats have already shown in the 2017 elections that their base in hugely energized -- would have lead to broad-scale losses in Congress next November. Now -- assuming Republicans can get the bill through a conference committee and ...
Lucknow: A day after the BJP swept the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, opposition parties today demanded that all elections in the future be held through ballot papers instead of electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). BSP chief ... But, it lost most of the seats where election was held using ballot paper." "The BJP ...
Championed by the BJP during the 2014 general elections, the famed "Gujarat model" of development is now facing a trial, ahead of state polls this ... As it heads into an election in Gujarat next week, the BJP faces a challenge to its dominance in one of its most prominent mainstay states from a host of ...
Madrid -- On December 21, Catalonia will hold new regional elections. Under other circumstances, these elections would be of little interest to the rest of Europe -- we Catalans realize we are not the center of the universe. But today, I believe I am not exaggerating to say that these elections are being ...
Hours after the Obama administration imposed sanctions against Russia for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Trump's former Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland suggested that the transition team would need to strengthen its relationship with Russia, according to email exchanges ...
An election-eve political rally had become an emotional family gathering where all were in agreement. Speaker after speaker rose to proclaim what the crowd already believed: Corsica's nationalists would win big in territorial elections on Sunday, they were unstoppable, and the mainland had better take ...
Voting in one of the wards in the Metsimaholo by-election in the Free State might have to be repeated. This comes after the South African Communist Party (SACP) complained about irregularities in a voting district of Ward 1. The municipality held ward and proportional representation by-elections on ...
Adityanath's intensive campaign and BJP's organisational machinery pulling all its might is an indicator as to how the ruling party goes about an election. In his first national council meeting after taking over as BJP president, Amit Shah had said that the party should take all elections very seriously and fight ...
New Delhi: In a shot in the arm for the BJP before the Gujarat elections, the party swept the civic elections in Uttar Pradesh on Friday with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath passing his first test with flying colours. BJP won 14 out of 16 Mayor posts of Municipal corporations (Nagar Nigams) while Samajwadi ...
Hyderabad, The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Friday won 29 of the 78 seats it contested in the Uttar Pradesh municipal elections. The Hyderabad-headquartered party won ... According to MIM sources, it finished second in the election for Ferozabad Mayor. Its candidate Mashroom Fathima polled ...
The evidence is in from the 2017 elections, and the verdict is clear--the constituencies that twice voted to put a Black man in the White House remain the ... Democratic turnout is the winning strategy, even in the 10 Senate races where Democrats are running for re-election in 2018 in states that Trump won.
The criminal code was reformed in the run-up to the election to enable protests to be classified as terrorist offences. Carlos, a 17-year-old student outside Infop, said that Hernandez had to go. "We want a change, we don't want this corrupt president any more … he's committing a fraud, the people don't want ...
Our democracy hinges on protecting Americans' ability to fairly choose our own leaders, and this requires public confidence that the voting results announced on election night are legitimate and reflect the actual votes cast in each state.
A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was ... poll books, most of which are still widely used in U.S. elections.
All nine cabinet ministers of Tonga's Caretaker government were re-elected in Tonga's snap General election yesterday 16 November.
Oklahoma Democrats win state Senate seat in red-district special election ... The party also saw several historic elections, including the first ...
State Board of elections records suggest the same possibly mistaken distinctions had been used in each election since new maps were drawn ...


 

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