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Rep. Chris Stewart’s ex-staffer Celeste Maloy wins Utah special election primary to replace him

With strong backing from Utah’s rural voters, a former staffer for Utah Rep. Chris Stewart won a three-way Republican primary in a special election to succeed him after he resigns from office. ...

Ukraine updates: Wagner troops in Belarus — Minsk

Belarus' Defense Ministry says Wagner forces are in the country and working as instructors Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned that Russia was doing all it could to push back against K...

After expulsion and reinstatement, Tennessee Reps. Pearson, Jones advance past Democratic primaries

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Reps. Justin Pearson and Justin Jones have advanced past an election hurdle after the two young Black lawmakers were expelled earlier this year for their gun control ...

The primary thing about Taiwan elections

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese love their democracy and avidly follow the drama, infighting, colorful personalities, mudslinging, and strategic political moves, while the media is full of de...

Ilhan Omar faces centrist rival; open House seat in Vermont

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the biggest stars of the left, is facing a challenge from the center in her congressional primary in Minnesota on Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats will choose...

In Ohio, US House rematch again tests progressive clout

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A rematch pitting one of the left’s rising stars against a new House incumbent backed by the more moderate Democratic establishment will provide another key litmus test of the pr...

Florida U.S. House candidate sues to get primary loss erased

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic Florida congressional candidate who lost a special election primary by five votes has filed two lawsuits asking that the result be thrown out, alleging his ...

Trump's sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former President Donald Trump as his choice in the race, a lon...

EXPLAINER: Senate majority outcome may take weeks or more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-five U.S. Senate seats are on the ballot Tuesday, which will determine control of the legislative chamber for the next two years. But due to election law qui...

Where's Markey? Senator misses dozens of votes in pandemic

BOSTON (AP) — When the U.S. Senate gathered to debate a major, bipartisan bill aimed at spending nearly $3 billion on conservation projects last week, just two senators failed to cast votes. ...

Virus clouds fight for vacant US House seat in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fight for an open U.S. House seat in a swing district north of Los Angeles provides Republicans with a rare opportunity to gain ground in heavily Democratic California, and the ...

As primary begins, DPP legislator asks party to resist factionalism, rally behind winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Monday evening will mark the start of four days of public polling (June 10-14) which will constitute a major part of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) preside...

Talk show host demands a fair election as DPP discusses primary rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protesters gathered outside the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters on Wednesday (May 22) to demand a fair primary, the former host of Formosa TV talk show ...

Taiwan’s DPP election negotiation ends in stalemate again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a third meeting on Monday (May 20) to discuss details of the party’s presidential election primary, rep...