- Polish president concedes defeat after exit poll released Updated: May-24-15 6:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county's presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician.
- New parties shake Spain's political system in local vote Updated: May-24-15 6:09 pm
MADRID - Voters punished Spain's mainstream political parties in local elections Sunday as many people switched their allegiance to new parties that campaigned on a promise of change amid chafing austerity policies, high unemployment and political corruption scandals.
- Analysis: Legislative candidates prep for August primaries Updated: May-24-15 5:18 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi politicians are gearing up for a busy summer campaign season. One legislative race worth watching is a Democratic primary that pits two incumbent state senators against each other up north. Another is a Gulf Coast Republican primary in which a senator with statewide ambitions is challenged by a former emergency director who handled local operations during Hurricane Katrina.
- Ethiopians vote, ruling party expected to keep grip on power Updated: May-24-15 1:31 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Ethiopians voted Sunday in national and regional elections in which the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power.
- State's top court wants to hear more about election case Updated: May-23-15 4:43 pm
GRAND HAVEN, Michigan - A case of election fraud has the attention of the Michigan Supreme Court.
- Looking for competitive politics? Not in New Jersey June 2 Updated: May-23-15 1:01 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's voters won't see many competitive races at the top of the ticket when they head to the polls on June 2.
- Bill aims to keep voting rights for people with disabilities Updated: May-22-15 7:49 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - State lawmakers are advancing a bill designed to keep voting rights for people with disabilities.
- Hogan vetoes voting rights bill for ex-felons Updated: May-22-15 7:41 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed a bill that would have allowed ex-felons to vote before finishing their probation.
- Challenger to Va. House speaker says policy change unfair Updated: May-22-15 2:24 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The woman trying to unseat Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell in next month's GOP primary says the board of elections has given her opponent an unfair advantage.
- Kobach says he is preparing to prosecute election fraud Updated: May-21-15 8:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that his office would "begin immediately" to prepare election fraud prosecutions if Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signs a bill giving him the power to prosecute.
- Justice Department eyes voting reforms for American Indians Updated: May-21-15 7:32 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking legislation that would require state and local election officials to work with American Indian tribes to locate at least one polling place on or near each tribe's land.
- US proposal would ease voting access for American Indians Updated: May-21-15 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Thursday proposed legislation to make it easier for American Indians and Alaska Natives to vote.
- 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change Updated: May-21-15 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform.
- Woman gets prison for running over husband for not voting Updated: May-21-15 2:31 pm
PHOENIX - A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 ½ years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
- Woman gets jail time on election fraud conviction Updated: May-21-15 8:46 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - A Dothan woman is going to jail for six months after being convicted of election fraud.
- US probes possible California voting violations for disabled Updated: May-20-15 6:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether California illegally denied voting rights to people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities, officials confirmed Wednesday.
- Cash prize offered for voter turnout to LA schools vote Updated: May-20-15 6:14 pm
LOS ANGELES - Unofficial election results show voter turnout was 8.5 percent in a Los Angeles school board district where a cash prize was offered in a bid to drive more people to the polls.
- Dentures left behind at Cape Cod polling station Updated: May-20-15 2:27 am
BREWSTER, Massachusetts - Officials in Cape Cod are hoping social media will help reunite a voter with dentures left behind at an area polling station.
- Turnout for Kentucky voting more than projected Updated: May-19-15 10:51 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Turnout for Kentucky's primary election surpassed the secretary of state's original projection and reached more than 12 1/2 percent by the time most of the votes were counted.
- Election Fraud Hotline fields 16 calls during primary voting Updated: May-19-15 8:28 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky attorney general's Election Fraud Hotline has closed for the day after receiving a total of 16 calls during primary election voting.
- Kentucky voters weigh hotly contested GOP governor's primary Updated: May-19-15 7:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - As a bitterly contested Republican primary for governor wound to a close, Kentucky voters headed to the polls Tuesday to sort through the contenders in both parties - and weigh in on some of the allegations that have surfaced on the Republican side.
- Lawmakers considering automatic voter registration bill Updated: May-19-15 4:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Two Democratic state senators have filed legislation that would automatically register Illinois residents to vote.
- 2 Dallas council candidates allege voter fraud in challenge Updated: May-19-15 2:16 am
DALLAS - Two candidates who lost in the Dallas City Council race for District 8 have filed an election challenge, saying the results were rigged.
- Felony charges filed in 2014 initiative petition fraud case Updated: May-18-15 6:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Four people are facing felony charges over fraudulent signatures on a 2014 initiative petition that unsuccessfully sought to put an early-voting proposal on the Missouri ballot, Secretary of State Jason Kander said Monday.
- GOP candidates stay out of spotlight on campaign's final day Updated: May-18-15 1:09 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Republican candidates for governor wrapped up their campaigns on Monday with a series of low-key events across the state following a tense primary season that highlighted the growing pains of a party that has long been dominated in state elections.