- Petition urges investigation into US election agency Updated: May-04-16 1:46 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - More than 116,000 people have signed an online petition urging the inspector general to investigate what it calls voter suppression at a federal government agency entrusted with making voting more accessible.
- The Latest: Indiana primary turnout data expected in 2 weeks Updated: May-04-16 1:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on Indiana's primary election (all times local):
- Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examined Updated: May-04-16 1:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Primary ballots are still being examined nearly two months after the March 15 voting to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other voting laws were implemented correctly.
- Wealthy newcomer grabs US House nod; Young wins for Senate Updated: May-04-16 12:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A wealthy political newcomer and a state senator won the Republican primaries for Indiana's two open congressional seats on Tuesday as businessman Donald Trump scored a big victory in the presidential race and Rep. Todd Young captured the GOP's Senate nomination.
- Suit: Louisiana voter registration law is discriminatory Updated: May-04-16 12:35 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A federal lawsuit claims a Louisiana law discriminates against foreign-born, naturalized U.S. citizens by arbitrarily subjecting them to "heightened" voter registration requirements that don't apply to native-born citizens.
- WVa court rejects lawsuit over online voter registration Updated: May-04-16 12:04 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit filed against the county clerks of Kanawha and Cabell counties over their refusal to accept online voter registrations from the Secretary of State's office.
- Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided Updated: May-04-16 8:06 am
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift.
- Facebook voting reminder extends to 35 states Updated: May-04-16 5:57 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - People across New Mexico are getting an unsolicited reminder to register for primary elections in June as they log onto Facebook.
- Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination Updated: May-04-16 1:07 am
INDIANAPOLIS - In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
- No end in sight to election mess in struggling Haiti Updated: May-04-16 12:09 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Senate leader Jocelerme Privert took office as Haiti's caretaker president with one real task: Quickly untangle a political stalemate blocking presidential and legislative runoff elections.
- Prime minister says Australia to have July 2 election Updated: May-03-16 10:57 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's election campaign will officially start soon with climate change policy and union corruption in the national building industry shaping into key battlegrounds for the July 2 poll.
- The Latest: Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains Updated: May-03-16 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):
- Former Baltimore mayor holds back concession in primary Updated: May-03-16 5:01 pm
BALTIMORE - Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon says she wants to get a final vote count from last week's mayoral primary and isn't conceding an election that was held about a year after Freddie Gray's death and unrest in the city.
- Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017 Updated: May-03-16 4:03 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A proposal in swing state Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election.
- Despite deal, lawmakers predict voter ID fight to endure Updated: May-03-16 3:28 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Legislature is poised to tighten Missouri's voter ID requirements, but lawmakers see the issue as far from settled.
- Sen. Wyden wants Oregon's voting system expanded nationwide Updated: May-03-16 3:07 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says he's going to introduce a bill that would enable every voter in federal elections to receive a ballot in the mail, expanding the "Oregon way" nationwide.
- US Senate hopeful Blaha tries to get name on primary ballot Updated: May-02-16 9:21 pm
DENVER - Robert Blaha is challenging a finding by Colorado's top elections official, who said the businessman did not collect enough voter signatures to put his name on the ballot for the state's Republican U.S. Senate primary.
- Nevada Democrats beat GOP in new registrations in April Updated: May-02-16 6:44 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Officials say new Democratic voter registrations in Nevada outnumbered new Republican registrations two to one in April.
- Nebraska secretary of state encourages primary participation Updated: May-02-16 6:09 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's secretary of state says this year's spike in voter registration will not necessarily mean greater participation in the primary election.
- Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons' voting rights Updated: May-02-16 5:01 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday.
- No-selfie zone: Not OK in voting booth, West Virginia says Updated: May-02-16 9:00 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you'll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it's forbidden.
- District reviewing voter fraud charges against board member Updated: May-02-16 5:43 am
ASBURY PARK, New Jersey - Authorities say a New Jersey school board member has been accused of filling out vote-by-mail applications for people who didn't exist or weren't allowed to vote.
- 5 prominent politicians compete for secretary of state job Updated: Apr-30-16 3:47 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - In a solidly blue state that hasn't elected a Republican to a statewide office since 2002, the only major partisan race this year that doesn't have political observers yawning is for Oregon secretary of state.
- News Guide: A look at other primary races in West Virginia Updated: Apr-30-16 11:36 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - They're not running for president, governor, Congress or the state Supreme Court, yet some candidates in West Virginia's May 10 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party's nominations for several statewide offices. Here is a summary of those races:
- Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists Updated: Apr-30-16 10:27 am
BELGRADE, Serbia - Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Saturday in front of Serbia's state electoral commission over what their leaders said was widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists.