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government and politics

Alaska

GOP’s lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting | #alaska | #politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailing badly in his Arizona Senate race as votes poured in, Republican Blake Masters went on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program and assigned blame to one person: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. “You know what else is incompetent, Tucker? The establishment. The people who control the purse strings,” Masters said before accusing […]

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Alabama

Election 2022: A look at what’s on the Alabama ballot | #elections | #alabama

Alabama voters will decide races ranging from U.S. Senate and governor to local offices in Tuesday’s election Polling places and registration status can be found on the secretary of state’s website, at https://myinfo.alabamavotes.gov/voterview. Voter turnout is expected to be moderate, according to a projection by Secretary of State John Merrill. Polls open at 7 a.m. […]

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Alabama

Editorial Roundup: Alabama | #elections | #alabama

Dothan Eagle. November 9, 2022. Editorial: A foregone conclusion As the polls closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, word went out immediately that incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey had won re-election, and that GOP candidate and Enterprise native Katie Britt would replace her mentor, Richard Shelby, in the United States Senate. How is it possible that […]

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Alaska

Allen: Alabama to leave voter registration partnership | #alaska | #politics

1 of 2 FILE – Rep. Wes Allen speaks during debate on transgender bills during the legislative session in the house chamber at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on April 7, 2022. Allen, who will be sworn in as secretary of state in January, said Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, that he sent a letter […]

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Alaska

Alaska voters reject constitutional convention | Politics | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters have overwhelmingly rejected calling a state constitutional convention. The question of whether to call a convention appears on the ballot every 10 years. It has in the past been defeated in lopsided votes and gotten little attention. But supporters of a convention saw an opening this year amid public […]

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Alabama

Voters can erase racist wording in Alabama Constitution | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — The Alabama Constitution, approved in 1901 to entrench white supremacy, still has language regarding segregated schools, poll taxes and bans on interracial marriage. But a seismic change could be in store. Alabama voters on Nov. 8 will decide whether to ratify a new constitution that strips out the Jim Crow-era language. […]

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Alabama

What to expect on election night | #elections | #alabama

Republicans are looking to extend their current lock on all statewide offices in Alabama in the face of opposition from the Democratic and Libertarian parties. The race to replace U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 88, who is retiring after six terms, is the marquee contest. GOP nominee Katie Britt faces Democratic pastor Will Boyd and Libertarian […]

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Alabama

Republican Kay Ivey wins reelection for governor in Alabama | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kay Ivey wins reelection for governor in Alabama. Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. Get Government & Politics updates in your inbox! Stay up-to-date on the latest in local and national government and political topics with our […]

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Mayor

Popular Istanbul mayor on trial, could face political ban

ISTANBUL — A prosecutor on Friday repeated a demand for Istanbul’s mayor to be convicted on charges of insulting members of Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council, during the third hearing of a trial critics allege is an attempt to remove a key opponent of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from the political scene. Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, a […]

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