- High court rejects fee dispute in Texas redistricting case Updated: Nov-30-15 9:45 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from lawyers for former Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and others seeking $360,000 in legal fees after challenging state redistricting plans.
- Arizona attorney general arguing redistricting at high court Updated: Nov-25-15 5:01 am
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court in a challenge to how state legislative districts were drawn.
- 2 sides argue impact of redistricting lawsuit on primaries Updated: Nov-23-15 9:53 pm
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Attorneys representing the state and registered voters argued before a three-judge panel on Monday about the impact of a lawsuit filed over North Carolina's legislative district maps on the state's 2016 primaries.
- State lawyers call proposed legislative districts 'bizarre' Updated: Nov-23-15 8:39 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The attorney general's office said alternate legislative maps suggested by black legislators show that Alabama lawmakers made proper choices in drawing new district lines.
- The Latest: Deputy AG says primary delay will cause problems Updated: Nov-23-15 5:50 pm
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - The latest on a hearing Monday in front of a three-judge federal panel about whether the state should be forced to redraw some of its legislative districts before the 2016 elections (All times local):
- Signatures to put redistricting issue on ballot top 400,000 Updated: Nov-18-15 1:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A coalition has more than two-thirds of its goal of 600,000 petition signatures to put a measure on the ballot creating a special commission to draw state legislative districts.
- Nebraska districts OK plan to bolster Republican River flow Updated: Nov-18-15 11:03 am
ALMA, Nebraska - Two Nebraska natural resources districts have approved an operational agreement for diverting Platte River water into the Republican River, helping the state meet its obligations to Kansas and Colorado.
- Supreme Court considers changes to Florida's political map Updated: Nov-10-15 7:17 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A long-running legal battle over Florida's political landscape wound up back before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday where several justices sounded skeptical about the changes proposed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
- Big spending expected for state legislative races in 2016 Updated: Nov-07-15 10:26 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - While the presidential campaign commands the public's attention, political parties and financial contributors are quietly preparing for another less glitzy yet significant set of elections a year from now - battles to determine control of dozens of state legislative chambers.
- State Sen. McGuire won't seek 1st Congressional District Updated: Nov-06-15 1:26 pm
PHOENIX - Democratic state Sen. Barbara McGuire says she won't seek her party's nomination for the 1st Congressional District next year and will instead seek re-election to the Legislature.
- House, Senate can't resolve differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-05-15 7:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate rejected a map to create new districts for itself and adjourned Thursday, leaving the Legislature with its second failed special session this year.
- House, Senate can't resolve differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-05-15 5:56 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate is rejecting a new map that reconfigures its 40 districts and ending a special session without an agreement.
- NC State Sen. Bob Rucho won't run for re-election Updated: Nov-05-15 2:01 pm
MATTHEWS, North Carolina - A leading Republican proponent of overhauling North Carolina's tax system and opening the state to fracking announced Thursday he won't seek re-election next year.
- House, Senate seek to bridge differences on Senate districts Updated: Nov-04-15 8:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida House and Senate are trying to work out their differences on political boundaries for state Senate districts.
- Mississippi House GOP reaches 72 seats, near supermajority Updated: Nov-04-15 6:15 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Republicans may only be one seat away from a 74-seat supermajority in the Mississippi state House, a level of control would stop Democrats from blocking spending and taxing measures.
- Redistricting case from Maryland heard at US Supreme Court Updated: Nov-04-15 4:36 pm
WASHINGTON - Maryland residents arguing that their lawsuit over the state's 2011 redrawing of its congressional districts was thrown out prematurely seemed to find some sympathy with justices at the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Democrat Jean Noon requests recount in House District 19 Updated: Nov-04-15 4:04 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Democrat Jean Noon is formally requesting a recount after losing the House District 19 race by 15 votes.
- The Latest: New Jersey Democrats pick up Assembly seats Updated: Nov-04-15 12:26 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Here is the latest on the general election in New Jersey (all times local):
- The Latest: Maine voters bolster clean election law Updated: Nov-03-15 11:42 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The latest on the Maine election. (All times local.)
- The Latest: GOP's Richard Black holds on to senate seat Updated: Nov-03-15 9:14 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on Election Day in Virginia as Democrats try to gain control of the Senate and Republicans battle to retain their slim edge while retaining their majority in the House of Delegates. (All times local)
- The Latest: Cincinnati-area polls will stay open longer Updated: Nov-03-15 6:58 pm
The latest developments in Ohio's general election as voters decide issues including whether to legalize marijuana.
- Md. panel makes redistricting reform recommendations Updated: Nov-03-15 6:14 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A panel is recommending Maryland reform its congressional and state legislative redistricting process by creating an independent commission to draw the districts.
- US Supreme Court to hear law student's redistricting case Updated: Nov-03-15 11:28 am
WASHINGTON - Two things set first-year law student Stephen Shapiro apart from his classmates at American University in Washington. At 55, he's old enough to be a father to most of his classmates. And on Wednesday a lawsuit he filed will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Early voters in West Lafayette vote in wrong council race Updated: Nov-02-15 5:41 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Nearly 100 voters will have until Nov. 13 to cast correct ballots after election officials discovered they voted in the wrong city council districts because of a software coding error, a county clerk said Monday.
- New Jersey 2015 election guide: What you need to know Updated: Nov-02-15 11:25 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Voters go to the polls in New Jersey Tuesday to elect a new General Assembly along with various county and local offices, from executive to town council.