- Former Toledo mayor joins crowded field to bid for 4th term Updated: Aug-29-15 1:37 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - A former three-term mayor of Toledo is jumping into this year's special election for mayor in the state's fourth-largest city.
- Former Clark County commissioner likely to run for mayor Updated: Aug-28-15 2:40 pm
LAS VEGAS - Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, who abruptly resigned this month, says he's likely to run for North Las Vegas mayor in 2017.
- All 4 Neligh council members will face recall, official says Updated: Aug-28-15 8:06 am
NELIGH, Nebraska - Authorities say all four Neligh (NEE'-lee) City Council members will face recall in a special election.
- 4 counties to have new voting gear for primary elections Updated: Aug-26-15 10:42 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Secretary of State's office says only four counties will have the state's new voting equipment when primary elections roll around.
- Phoenix mayor claims victory for transport plan, tax hike Updated: Aug-26-15 5:50 am
PHOENIX - Phoenix's mayor says a transportation plan that will include a sales tax increase has triumphed at the polls.
- The Latest: 3 House primary runoffs too close to call Updated: Aug-26-15 12:11 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The latest on Mississippi primary runoff elections (all times local):
- Talladega mayor loses re-election bid after assault Updated: Aug-25-15 11:47 pm
TALLADEGA, Alabama - An Alabama mayor who had been re-elected in 2011 despite a federal conviction and recently was recovering from an assault lost a bid for a fifth term in office Tuesday.
- Coleman, Britton win party primary runoffs for commissions Updated: Aug-25-15 11:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Democratic and Republican party slates are now set for statewide and regional offices in Mississippi, with voters on Tuesday deciding one primary runoff for each party for a seat on a state commission.
- Todd Strange wins re-election as Montgomery mayor Updated: Aug-25-15 10:47 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange has won re-election, beating back a field of challengers that included former Alabama congressman Artur Davis.
- Kansas seeks to block release of voting machine paper tapes Updated: Aug-24-15 5:56 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The top election official in Kansas has asked a Sedgwick County judge to block the release of voting machine tapes sought by a Wichita mathematician who is researching statistical anomalies favoring Republicans in counts coming from large precincts in the November 2014 general election.
- Voters in some Utah County cities may have to vote twice Updated: Aug-24-15 5:29 pm
PROVO, Utah - Voters in some Utah County cities may have to vote twice this November.
- Nettleton mayor resigns, moves to Florida Updated: Aug-24-15 4:04 am
NETTLETON, Mississippi - Nettleton voters will select a new mayor in a Sept. 22 special election.
- Berkeley County Council puts Sunday hunting on 2016 ballot Updated: Aug-24-15 2:07 am
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Berkeley County voters will decide next year whether to allow hunting on Sunday on private land in the county.
- Mathematician not optimistic about suit seeking ballot audit Updated: Aug-23-15 11:16 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita State University mathematician says she's not optimistic that she'll win her lawsuit seeking ballot information so she can perform an audit of the 2014 election.
- Official peeved over ethics vote takes it out on charities Updated: Aug-21-15 2:32 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick County councilman known for peevish behavior is protesting the tightening of local ethics rules by halting his company's charitable donations to community organizations.
- Kansas City minimum wage petition approved for ballot Updated: Aug-21-15 10:17 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Kansas City Council has agreed to put a citizen group's minimum wage petition on the November ballot.
- Voters to consider renewing tax for military museum, park Updated: Aug-21-15 8:37 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The renewal of a special property tax in the Terrebonne Parish Veterans Memorial District will be included on the Nov. 21 ballot.
- Fracking foes sue Ohio elections chief over ballot ruling Updated: Aug-20-15 7:10 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Residents in three Ohio counties contend in a lawsuit that Secretary of State Jon Husted violated their rights when he invalidated ballot proposals they offered that would have restricted development projects related to the gas-drilling technique known as fracking.
- Group of elected officials support Portland mayor challenger Updated: Aug-19-15 4:21 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A group of 11 elected officials in Maine's largest city are coming out in support of the challenger in the city's upcoming mayoral election.
- Salt Lake council votes down bond for park improvements Updated: Aug-19-15 5:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake City parks will have to wait to get an overhaul after the City Council decided to not ask voters to consider a $100 million general obligation bond on the Nov. 3 ballot.
- 7 candidates file to run for Charleston mayor Updated: Aug-18-15 8:34 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The field is set with seven candidates vying to succeed longtime Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. in this fall's city election.
- Mayor suspects assault tied to election, not rumored affair Updated: Aug-15-15 11:35 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An Alabama mayor who was re-elected despite a federal conviction says recovering from an assault outside a barbershop where he works part time and allegations of a sex tape with the suspect's wife won't derail the final push of his campaign for a fifth term.
- Measure limiting ability to raise taxes kept on ballot Updated: Aug-14-15 8:55 pm
SEATTLE - A King County judge won't block an initiative that would limit the Legislature's ability to raise taxes from appearing on the November ballot.
- Authorities investigate voter fraud in Port Allen election Updated: Aug-14-15 11:20 am
PORT ALLEN, Louisiana - West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say they lack evidence that would support bringing criminal charges against anyone for alleged voter fraud during the city's 2014 special mayoral race.
- Mississippi Supreme Court: Lee Justice Court judge must go Updated: Aug-13-15 7:06 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court stood by its decision to remove Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson from office for misconduct Thursday.