- Longtime Jefferson judge won't seek re-election in 2016 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:11 am
CHARLES TOWN, West Virginia - Longtime Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David H. Sanders says he won't seek re-election in 2016.
- Court rejects appeal for full hearing on contribution limits Updated: Sep-01-15 5:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal court has rejected Montana's request to rehear its defense of state campaign contribution limits.
- North Carolina justices ponder 2011 redistricting again Updated: Aug-31-15 6:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - As North Carolina's highest court considers for a second time whether the state's legislative and congressional boundaries were lawfully drawn on the basis of race, the justices also must consider seemingly competing rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Lawsuit challenges Terrebonne judicial elections Updated: Aug-31-15 11:43 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is challenging Terrebonne Parish's practice of electing judges from at-large seats
- 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.
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Aug-21-15 12:37 pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 20
- New Mexico court issues opinion on retention question Updated: Aug-20-15 5:05 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Supreme Court says any district judge who fills a midterm vacancy must stand for a nonpartisan retention election in the sixth year of what would have been the predecessor's term.
- Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Aug-20-15 10:56 am
St. Cloud Times, Aug. 19
- 5 judges file for open Supreme Court seat in South Carolina Updated: Aug-18-15 11:08 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Five judges are vying for an open slot on South Carolina's Supreme Court.
- Dayton prepared to make his 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court pick Updated: Aug-17-15 5:55 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's highest court is about to welcome its newest member.
- West Virginia Sen. Leonhardt announces ag commissioner bid Updated: Aug-17-15 12:46 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Republican state Sen. Kent Leonhardt on Monday announced he will make another run for West Virginia agriculture commissioner.
- Ex-trial judge Baker succeeding Foley on NC elections board Updated: Aug-14-15 5:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory has filled a vacancy on the North Carolina State Board of Elections following the resignation last month of a member who faced scrutiny during a campaign finance probe.
- District Court Judge Jeffrey Sherlock retiring Updated: Aug-14-15 5:04 pm
HELENA, Montana - District Court Judge Jeffrey Sherlock of Helena is retiring at the end of the year.
- Hannah resigning as Arkansas chief justice at end of month Updated: Aug-13-15 7:17 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah said Thursday he's resigning at the end of August because of health problems, months after accusing other justices of unnecessarily delaying proceedings in a gay marriage case.
- Opposition party sues Malaysian PM over $700M in donations Updated: Aug-12-15 8:22 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian opposition party Wednesday filed a civil lawsuit against Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged election offenses involving $700 million in his bank accounts.
- State treasurer to seek Louisville judge seat Updated: Aug-11-15 5:28 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic state Treasurer Todd Hollenbach was the odd man out of statewide elections this year, unable to seek re-election because of term limits while some of the biggest names in Kentucky politics are campaigning for governor and attorney general.
- GOP Delegate McCuskey to challenge W.Va. Dem Auditor Gainer Updated: Aug-11-15 4:59 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Republican state Del. JB McCuskey announced Tuesday that he will challenge Democratic Auditor Glen Gainer next year, a move that further fleshes out the GOP lineup for 2016 statewide races.
- State says judge's suit over age rule should be thrown out Updated: Aug-11-15 2:40 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas attorney general's office contends that a Union County circuit judge has no grounds to sue over judicial retirement statutes and says his lawsuit should be thrown out.
- SC Chief Justice Jean Toal speaks at USC commencement Updated: Aug-08-15 6:23 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal is speaking to some 1,500 students receiving degrees at the University of South Carolina's summer commencement.