- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Embattled Tulsa County sheriff says he won't run again Updated: May-04-15 5:53 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Embattled Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz said Monday that he doesn't plan to resign but he also doesn't plan to seek re-election next year.
- Ex-Christie allies plead not guilty in bridge case Updated: May-04-15 4:45 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Two former political allies of Gov. Chris Christie pleaded not guilty Monday to charges they were involved in politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge, and the attorney for one vowed to subpoena her former colleagues to prove her innocence.
- Special election in New York City for Grimm, Assembly seats Updated: May-04-15 4:13 pm
NEW YORK - Voters in Staten Island and certain sections of Brooklyn are getting another chance to make their political preferences known as a special election is held Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly and another in Congress after a Republican's tax evasion conviction.
- Flint expects to ask judge to allow names on primary ballot Updated: May-04-15 4:07 pm
FLINT, Michigan - A Genesee County Circuit Court judge or federal judge may be asked to allow Flint to put the names of mayoral candidates on the primary election ballot after a clerk's error.
- Latest on traffic jam scandal: Baroni says he's innocent Updated: May-04-15 12:02 pm
- Fairbanks borough to consider mail-in municipal ballots Updated: May-03-15 6:59 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Looking to boost voter turnout, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly will consider an ordinance creating a system to vote by mail in borough elections.
- Voters around Louisiana OK 49 taxes, nix 10 Updated: May-03-15 6:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Voters in 28 parishes around Louisiana considered nearly 60 tax measures, and the vast majority passed. New or renewed taxes include one for libraries in New Orleans, a $175 service charge for a Bastrop fire protection district, and four for Rapides Parish schools.
- 4 vie for Columbus mayor's seat in nonpartisan primary Updated: May-03-15 11:06 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Four candidates are vying for the Columbus mayor's seat to replace the longtime leader of Ohio's biggest city.
- 115 Indiana cities holding mayoral primaries on Tuesday Updated: May-02-15 11:26 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Residents in 115 Indiana cities will head to the polls Tuesday to vote in mayoral primaries.
- 115 Indiana cities holding mayoral primaries on Tuesday Updated: May-02-15 10:13 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Mayoral primaries can be sleepy affairs with low voter turnout. But Tuesday's elections could bring some intrigue as residents in 115 cities across Indiana set the stage for November's elections.
- Mayoral candidate slain in Mexico's troubled Guerrero state Updated: May-01-15 11:31 pm
MEXICO CITY - The legislature in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero has condemned the killing of a local mayoral candidate.
- Ely officials opposed to attempts to dissolve city Updated: May-01-15 1:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Representatives from one of Nevada's tiniest cities say they're strongly opposed to attempts to dissolve the city.
- Bowser protÃ©gÃ© wins DC Council election in Ward 4 Updated: Apr-29-15 9:43 am
- Fargo's acting mayor beats challenger to finish out term Updated: Apr-29-15 6:49 am
FARGO, North Dakota - Fargo residents have decided to remove "acting" from the title of Acting Mayor Tim Mahoney.
- Andrew Gilich, Winfield Swetman in runoff for Biloxi mayor Updated: Apr-29-15 5:55 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - The special election for Biloxi's next mayor moves to a runoff after Andrew Gilich and Winfield Swetman III finished first and second -- but without 50 percent of the vote. The runoff will take place on May 12.
- Jury commissioners' organization may be done after 147 years Updated: Apr-28-15 4:22 pm
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania - The few jury commissioners remaining in the state will decide whether to terminate their trade organization.
- Today in Nebraska-May Updated: Apr-28-15 12:35 pm
- Vermont town of Concord to vote on fate of tiny high school Updated: Apr-28-15 4:16 am
CONCORD, Vermont - Voters in the Vermont town of Concord are casting ballots about the future of the community's tiny high school.
- Bill would give elected county officials 3 percent raises Updated: Apr-27-15 2:02 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill that calls for giving elected county officers 3 percent raises for each of the next four years.
- New Kinloch mayor suspended for alleged voter fraud Updated: Apr-24-15 11:32 am
KINLOCH, Missouri - Incoming Kinloch Mayor Betty McCray arrived at City Hall Thursday only to have the city attorney attempt to serve her with impeachment papers.
- Rockland legislator charged with election fraud is sentenced Updated: Apr-24-15 6:13 am
NEW CITY, New York - A Rockland County lawmaker has been sentenced to eight weekends in jail on election fraud charges.
- $650 million casino proposal put to referendum Updated: Apr-24-15 5:13 am
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - New Bedford City Council has voted to order a referendum on a $650 million casino, hotel and conference center development proposed for the city's waterfront.
- Lexington County swears 1st new elected sheriff in 42 years Updated: Apr-24-15 4:04 am
LEXINGTON, South Carolina - Lexington County is swearing in a newly elected sheriff for the first time in 42 years.
- Madison Co. prosecutor asked to look into primary ballots Updated: Apr-23-15 3:50 pm
ANDERSON, Indiana - Election officials in a central Indiana county are asking authorities investigate ballots cast in its upcoming Democratic Party primary election,