- Small slice of voters could decide DC mayoral race Updated: Mar-09-14 10:56 am
- Ruling party candidate drops out in Costa Rica Updated: Mar-05-14 8:10 pm
- 2 advance to runoff in Rio Rancho mayor's race Updated: Mar-05-14 8:47 am
- Councilmember to push instant-runoff voting in DC Updated: Feb-28-14 5:16 pm
- AP Interview: Sen. Paxton hoping to emulate Cruz Updated: Feb-25-14 4:59 pm
- Sallisaw now plans runoff to pick new police chief Updated: Feb-13-14 9:07 am
WASHINGTON - In 2010, Vincent Gray received 72,648 votes in the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary. That was good enough for a nearly 10-percentage point victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty, but it meant that just 22 percent of the city's registered Democrats cast ballots for Gray.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Costa Rica's governing party candidate Johnny Araya said Wednesday that he is dropping out of a presidential runoff election and will stop campaigning because polls show his rival with an overwhelming lead.
RIO RANCHO, New Mexico - There'll be a runoff election in the mayor's race in Rio Rancho.
WASHINGTON - A D.C. councilmember wants to change the way the city elects its local leaders to boost voter participation and ensure that candidates don't win with less than a majority.
AUSTIN, Texas - Before he mounted an upset U.S. Senate victory in the 2012 Republican primary, tea party darling Ted Cruz mulled running for Texas attorney general. Now, one of the three Republicans vying to become the state's next attorney general isn't being shy about billing himself as the second coming of Cruz.
SALLISAW, Oklahoma - Sallisaw's new police chief won't be picked from a hat after all.