Mayoral elections

People check voting lists during the first round of the local elections in at a voting station 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/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 21, 2018 - 5:22 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll, but it was headed to lower support than it got in Poland's 2015 parliamentary elections. The Ispos survey...
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The candidate for Warsaw mayor for the pro-European Union Civic Platform party, Rafal Trzaskowski, with his son Stasio, his ballot in local elections that were the test of support for the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's local elections (all times local): 9 p.m. Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party's control of the capital city. The Ispos survey says that Rafal Trzaskowski, a...
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French President Emmanuel Macron watches South Korea's President Moon Jae-in as he leaves after a meeting at the Elysee palace, in Paris, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Moon Jae-in is for a three-day state visit in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 16, 2018 - 4:21 am
PARIS (AP) — French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed a high-profile political ally to the key post of interior minister during a limited cabinet reshuffle aimed at preparing for upcoming economic and social reforms. Christophe Castaner, 52, who heads Macron's party La Republique en Marche (...
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October 02, 2018 - 1:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Kander, a rising star in Democratic politics who narrowly lost a 2016 Senate bid, is dropping out of the race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, citing post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from his stint in the military. Kander, who is 37, announced his decision...
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France's former prime minister Manuel Valls speaks during a press conference in Barcelona, Spain to announce his candidacy for mayor of Barcelona on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
September 25, 2018 - 12:49 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has confirmed he will be running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year in order to "rescue" the Catalan capital from "deterioration." The involvement of the French politician, who was born 56 years ago in Barcelona, raises the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo delivers her State of the State address at the Statehouse in Providence, Raimondo faces former Secretary of State Matt Brown in the Democratic race on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The winner is expected to go on to face either Cranston Mayor Allan Fung or House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
September 12, 2018 - 7:21 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on primary election day in Rhode Island (all times local): 8:20 p.m. U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island has beaten back a Democratic primary challenge in his bid for a third term. Whitehouse defeated Patricia Fontes in Wednesday's primary election. The...
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August 24, 2018 - 3:35 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Elections has cleared a Chicago mayoral candidate who handed out more than $200,000 to people at a church. The board said Friday that Willie Wilson didn't violate election laws when he distributed cash and checks at a South Side church in July. Critics say...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place on Oct. 21, with a runoff Nov. 4. The elections for local assemblies and mayors will be the first major test at the ballot box for the conservative-nationalist Law and Justice party...
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GOP chair Buddy Burkhardt, left, shakes the hand of Glenn Jacobs after early results showed Jacobs winning the mayoral race, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Republican Jacobs, who is also the WWE wrestler known as Kane, defeated Democrat Linda Haney. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former WWE wrestler known as Kane has won a "no-holds-barred, last-man-standing" round, this time in the political ring. Glenn Jacobs went by Kane in the WWE. Now the 6-foot-8, 300-pound Republican has the title of Knox County Mayor. Jacobs runs an insurance and real...
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July 27, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has dismissed a challenge to debate Democratic Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox ahead of the gubernatorial election. Ivey said Friday that reporters and her opponent are the only people who bring up the subject of debates. After a speech in...
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