presidential elections

Arkansas

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Suspends Presidential Campaign

Jan. 16, 2024 12:33 pm ET Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson dropped out of the 2024 Republican presidential primary following a poor showing at the Iowa caucuses. Hutchinson, who has said the Republican party needs to move past Donald Trump because of the criminal charges he faces and his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, […]

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Alaska

Ranked-Choice Voting Makes a Joke of Alaska Politics | #alaska | #politics

Wasilla, Alaska Advocates of ranked-choice voting say it elevates centrist candidates, keeps campaigns positive, and promotes debate of important issues. That isn’t how it’s going in Alaska. The Last Frontier is in the middle of an experiment that has confused voters, popularized fringe candidates and could lead to unrepresentative outcomes. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & […]

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Mayor

Ecuador Election Latest: Mayor Says Gunmen Tried to Kill Him

An Ecuador mayor said he was the victim of an attempted assassination as political violence continued ahead of Sunday’s vote. Francisco Tamariz, mayor of the coastal city of La Libertad, said gunmen — some dressed as policemen — fired 30 shots at his vehicle on Friday evening. Tamariz, his wife and two other people with […]

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Alabama

State legislators react after US Supreme Court redistricting case | #elections | #alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the theory backed by North Carolina Republicans that state courts shouldn’t have any authority over state lawmakers when it comes to federal elections — particularly when it comes to redistricting.Related: US Supreme Court rules in North Carolina’s redistricting caseThe Harper in Moore vs. Harper is Becky Harper, a member […]

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Alabama

GOP secretary of state, Dem gubernatorial nominations set | #elections | #alabama

1 of 4 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 Thursday April 7, 2022. The party nominations for five statewide office and one congressional seat are on the ballot in the primary runoff election in […]

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Arkansas

Biden’s pot pardons could boost states’ legalization drives

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — There are few surprises expected on Election Day in solidly Republican Arkansas, where Donald Trump’s former press secretary is heavily favored in the race for governor and other GOP candidates are considered locks. But one big exception is the campaign to make Arkansas the first state in the South to […]

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