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election law is so arcane and obscure in New York state, that much of it cannot change with the stroke of a pen or clicking "send" on the computer.
Carrie Lam was congratulated after winning the vote on Sunday for chief executive of Hong Kong. Credit Bobby Yip/Reuters. Hong Kong - A committee dominated by supporters of the Chinese government chose Carrie Lam as Hong Kong's next leader on ...

Boiko Borisov, center, spoke to members of the news media in Sofia on Sunday as his party held a narrow lead in parliamentary elections in Bulgaria. ... SOFIA, Bulgaria - The former prime minister of Bulgaria verged on retaking power Sunday as his ...
So Sunday's election also seemed a victory for Germany's leader. Ms. Merkel is seeking a fourth term in national elections on Sept. 24, a race that has grown more challenging in recent weeks after her center-left rivals, the Social Democrats ...
Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vazquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption conviction.
Russian president Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously ...

There is history to this, said Allegra Chapman, the director of voting and elections at the advocacy group Common Cause. The first Supreme Court ruling to support voter ID laws, in an Indiana case called Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, ...
A new survey shows well-funded Democrat Jon Ossoff ahead of or even with his most likely GOP rivals in a second-round runoff in June.
George D. Maziarz, a retired New York state senator, in 2011. Credit Mike Groll/Associated Press. Mr. Ortt faces three felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing; Mr. Maziarz, 63, faces similar charges.
Rick Perry, the Energy Secretary and former governor of Texas, in Washington in January. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times.
NEW YORK - An organization affiliated with Google is offering tools that news organizations and election-related sites can use to protect themselves from hacking.
Residents in villages across Central New York went to the polls today. Ellen M. Blalock | eblalock@syracuse.com (File photo).
James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, confirmed early in Monday's hearing that the bureau is indeed, as has been widely reported, investigating the interference by Russian intelligence in the 2016 American presidential election - including any possible ...
New York state villages have the option of holding elections in March, June or November. Several hold their elections tomorrow (March 21), but there are efforts to get them all moved to the 'big' election day in November. Onondaga County's Democratic ...
After Dutch election, Eurogroup Leader's Fate Looks in Doubt. By JAMES ... Now, his fate is in doubt after last week's election in the Netherlands. With his Dutch ... Receive occasional updates and special offers for The New York Times's products and ...
The campaign finance Board is looking to the public for a new design for the iconic "I Voted" sticker given out at city voting booths.

The F.B.I. is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government - and whether there was any coordination, Mr. Comey said.
A traditional distaste for the far-right National Front may be softening, leaving it in the best position in its 45-year history.
Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times. Turnout in the 2016 presidential election, initially characterized as low, actually exceeded that of the 2012 race in which President Barack Obama won re-election. The candidates devoted virtually all their ...
When President Donald Trump tweeted on March 4 that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap on his phones during the election, he didn't turn to the federal intelligence agencies for proof. Instead, he says he got it straight from the "failing ...
President Trump spoke to autoworkers and executives in Ypsilanti, Mich., on Wednesday. Later that day, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked his ban on travel from six predominantly Muslim countries.
In a victory speech broadcast live on television, Mr. Rutte said, "The Netherlands, after Brexit, after the American elections, said no to the wrong kind of populism." Mr. Wilders, in a tweet, noted that his party had gained seats but did not quite ...
On the morning after election Day, Chuck Schumer's phone rang. It was Donald Trump. Trump has repeatedly described Schumer as his friend - which, the New York senator was at pains to clarify when we first spoke in mid-February, "isn't quite true ...
said Mr. Aboutaleb, whose city, the Netherland's second largest, is 15 percent to 20 percent Muslim and home to immigrants from 174 countries.
Uttar Pradesh is a powerful base for a born-again champion of the poor, and Mr. Modi's victory here stands as a popular endorsement of his recent makeover.
With noisy bouts of disagreement from the House of Lords, pressure is growing on Mrs. May, of the Conservative Party, to call an early general election to solidify her narrow majority in the House of Commons while the Labour Party and the Liberal ...
Credit Arash Khamooshi for The New York Times. Iran's top leader criticized the pace of national economic growth on Thursday in what appeared to ... In the 2013 elections, Mr. Rouhani won against a field of comparatively conservative rivals, partly on ...
Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California, said the appointment of a special counsel was necessary to shield the inquiry from the appearance of political interference by the Trump administration.
Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. Amsterdam - The ... But to some Dutch, who are already fearful of possible Russian meddling in the election, the American involvement is an assault on national sovereignty. "It's foreign interference in ...
... (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling a special election for this spring to fill two empty legislative seats.
How he and his party fare in the March 15 elections could well signal how the far right will do in pivotal elections in France, Germany and possibly Italy later this year, and ultimately determine the future of the European Union. Mr. Wilders ...
elections are planned for Tuesday in the 2nd Senatorial District, 32nd Senatorial District and the 115th Assembly District.
The director and screenwriter Barry Jenkins, at the microphone, accepting the best picture Oscar for "Moonlight," after Faye Dunaway first mistakenly announced the winner as "La La Land.
Democrats raised about $1 million for the high-stakes election and enlisted former Vice President Joe Biden to campaign for Hansen.
hate crimes in New York City, particularly against Jews, have spiked in the past 100 days, a trend police officials say is probably connected to ethnic bias and xenophobia that emerged during the 2016 election campaign. Between the Nov. 8 election and Feb.
Keith Ellison was named deputy chairman after his narrow loss to Thomas Perez for the chairmanship. Credit Kevin D. Liles for The New York Times. Mr. Trump used a lighter tone in offering up his response to the Democratic National Committee's election.
That came to an abrupt end early on Friday, when a candidate from the Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May took the seat in a by-election, prompting new speculation about the leadership of a Labour Party that is trailing in the polls and ...
Paris - Amid electoral upheavals around the world, including "Brexit" and the election of President Trump, France will hold a first round of national voting to elect a president on April 23.
He won Delaware seven times as a candidate for the United States Senate and twice as Barack Obama's running mate, but Mr. Biden has now thrown himself into a contest fought on the smallest of political stages: an off-year special election for a seat in ...
On Thursday, such feelings of alienation will be tested in elections for two parliamentary seats in struggling areas of middle and north England, Stoke-on-Trent and Copeland.
(NEW YORK) - It cost New York City about $24 million to provide security at Trump Tower, President Donald Trump's skyscraper home in Manhattan, from election Day to Inauguration Day, or $308,000 per day, New York's police commissioner said on ...
... to limit crime. Critics of Brown argue the mayor's initiatives have not benefited Buffalo's inner city residents. copyright 2017 The Associated Press.
President Trump at a news conference Thursday. "I have nothing to do with Russia," he told reporters. "To the best of my knowledge, no person that I deal with does.
Requests for therapy appointments to Talkspace, an online therapy portal based in New York City, tripled immediately following the election and have remained high through January, according to the company. In particular, Talkspace has seen a steady ...
Ann M. Ravel has said she will cut short her term on the Federal Election Commission because of continued gridlock between the panel's three Democrats and three Republicans.
Louise Slaughter, D-Rochester, on Wednesday, announced she introduced legislation to move election Day from a Tuesday to the weekend, with two-day voting on the first Saturday and Sunday after the first Friday in November.
Credit Kendrick Brinson for The New York Times. WASHINGTON - A Democrat on the ... Ms. Ravel said she would return to California, where she had served as a state regulator in identifying millions of dollars in "dark money" that flooded California ...
With just 1,354 days until the next presidential election, Mr. Trump kicked off his re-election campaign here on Saturday with a boisterous, sign-waving, slogan-chanting, patriotic-song-singing rally that lacked only an opponent for him to run against ...
With the United States engulfed in questions about Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, France is determined to head off any such meddling in its coming presidential election. On Monday Richard Ferrand, the director of Emmanuel Macron's ...


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