Mayoral elections

Supporters of Taipei city mayor and city mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je cheer for Ko's victory in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday early morning, Nov. 25, 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/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 24, 2018 - 8:11 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on local elections in Taiwan (all times local): 10 a.m. Voters in Taiwan have approved a referendum opposing same-sex marriage while rejecting a proposal to change the name of its Olympic team to Taiwan from the current Chinese Taipei. The referendums were among 10...
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November 23, 2018 - 2:43 pm
MILAN (AP) — The leader of the 5-Star Movement has canceled a visit to the long-time Mafia stronghold of Corleone after his party's mayoral candidate said he wanted to open a dialogue with the families of Mafiosi. Deputy Premier Luigi di Maio said Friday that "the state needs to be careful not to...
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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 - 10:02 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — 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. Driven from power two years ago, the opposition...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:36 am
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 - 8:12 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 - 9:35 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 check voting lists during the second round of the local elections in at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. 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 - 6:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's populist ruling party has suffered a blow in the country's mayoral races, with early results showing it failing to win control of any of the nation's largest cities. Final results from Sunday's local runoff elections are expected Monday afternoon. But unofficial...
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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 - 2:14 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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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 - 11:03 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles 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. A first round on Oct. 21 saw the populist Law and Justice party now ruling Poland strengthen its showing...
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Warsaw city mayor candidate from the main opposition party Civic Platform, Rafal Trzaskowski reacts as first exit polls indicating him as the winner are announced in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party, whose policies have drawn massive street protests and repeated clashes with its European Union partners, faces a major test of support in Sunday's local elections, the first in a string of votes that can strengthen or chip its firm grip on power. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
October 22, 2018 - 2:22 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity. First, the European Union's top court checked a key element of the party's overhaul of the courts. Then local elections Sunday revealed limits to its...
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