Maine moves toward presidential primaries with ranked voting

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's Legislature sent a proposal to the governor Wednesday to ditch the state's presidential caucuses for a primary system that would be the nation's first to allow voters to ...

The Latest: Virginia GOP hopes to benefit from Morrissey win

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia's primary elections (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Virginia Republicans keep getting help from Virginia Democrats as the G...

The Latest: Some Virginia voters discount blackface scandal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia's primary elections (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Some Virginia primary voters say they forgive the state's governor for...

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...

Progressives out to oust '20 House Dems try to focus fervor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists hoping to defeat House Democrats in next year's primary elections with more progressive and diverse challengers are assessing how to cope with unintended consequences of th...

Taiwan election: DPP primary debate between Tsai and Lai happening Saturday, June 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential primary candidates, incumbent Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former premier William Lai (賴清德) will hold a public dialogue on Sa...

The US should intervene in Taiwan's party primaries in line with the TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), passed in 1979 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019, is the domestic law of the United States governing relations with Taiwan. T...

Han Kuo-yu to join major rally event in Taipei, June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At what is likely to be the venue for an official presidential campaign announcement, supporters of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) have organized a rally event to take p...

Columnist claims AIT concerned about DPP’s primary process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) meeting on Wednesday (May 22), an unidentified protester outside DPP headquarters claimed the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the ...

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 Society calls on DPP to form 'Primary Observer Group'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A coalition of long-term grass-roots DPP supporters, led by the Taiwan Society (台灣社), has called for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to establish “Presidentia...

KMT delegation from Taiwan to visit Beijing before party primary election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to media reports, a group of Kuomintang (KMT) party members will make a visit to Beijing next week from May 12 to May 15 to “conduct consultations on issue...

Steve Bannon speaks on revived FTV talk show: I am a big believer in party primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently canceled Formosa TV talk show "Jeng Chin on FTV53" (政經看民視) went on air on YouTube on Wednesday (May 1), under the brand new show name of "True ...

Gillibrand wants to give voters $600 to donate to campaigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has announced a plan to give every voter up to $600 in vouchers to donate to a spate of federal candidates. But...

Former Taiwan premier urges public to ignore rumors about DPP's 2020 candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai (賴清德) in a live Facebook broadcast today (Friday, April 26) urged the public to ignore rumors about Tsai Ing-wen and him running on the same ele...