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Candidate and Tea Party members ask for state supervision of ballot tally in one CO county

Teller County again will be under the microscope on Election Day. At the request of members of the Teller County Tea Party and the campaign manager for sheriff candidate Mark Manriquez, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office will monitor Tuesday's ...

Gender gap closing among 2014 voters

The gender line is blurring at ballot boxes across the state and nation, as candidates and strategists try to tailor their campaign messages to women voters increasingly worried about the same issues as men -- including jobs and the economy. "They're ...

Appeals court upholds Wisconsin voter ID law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Wisconsin's requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls is constitutional, a decision that is not surprising after the court last month allowed for the law to be implem ...

3rd Party Candidates Could Tip Senate Races

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A pizza deliveryman in North Carolina, a "libertarian cop" in Kentucky and an Alaska candidate - but not the one who was expected - hope to do what a Kansas businessman did this week: shake up Senate races as third-party candidates ...

Democrat money man brings $50M to the midterms

DENVER (AP) — When he vowed to spend as much as $50 million of his own money, and raise the same from like-minded donors, billionaire Tom Steyer electrified the political world with his promise to make climate change an issue in this year's midterm e ...

Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Cochran win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision ...

Voter citizenship issue goes before federal court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration ...

Lawsuit challenges loss to Sen. Cochran in Miss.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran or order a new election. State Sen. Chris McDaniel sued Thurs ...

Primary Election Highlights

Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington. --- TOP OF THE TICKET Republican Sen. Pat Roberts beat back a primary challenge from radiologist Milton Wolf in his bid for re-nomination in Kansas, as Senate i ...

Chris McDaniel formally challenges Mississippi primary results

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the tea party-backed challenger who lost a primary runoff to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, has formally asked the state Republican Party to overturn the June 24 election results and declare him ...


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