Category Archives: Election

Election 2018 news.

Counting presses ahead 2 days after Election Day

Counting presses ahead 2 days after Election Day

Election officials in key battlegrounds pressed forward Thursday with presidential vote counting as Democrat Joe Biden urged patience and President Donald Trump pursued legal options, insisting the processing of ballots should be stopped.MORE

EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

A handful of pivotal states remained in play Wednesday in the tightly contested U.S. presidential race. Here, The Associated Press reviews them and examines the reasons why they could still go to either Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Joe Biden:MORE

Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome

Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Democrat Joe Biden inched closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, President Donald Trump’s campaign put into action the legal strategy the president had signaled for weeks: attacking the integrity of the voting process in states where the result could mean his defeat. Democrats scoffed…MORE

Biden rebuilding ‘blue wall’ in race for the White House

Biden rebuilding ‘blue wall’ in race for the White House

Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan, and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path.MORE

Fenton-Fung defeats Speaker Mattiello in District 15

Fenton-Fung defeats Speaker Mattiello in District 15

“While I wish last night’s outcome had been different, it in no way diminishes the privilege of serving in the House for so long. It’s been a good run,” Mattiello told supporters Wednesday.MORE

Democrats losing paths to Senate control as GOP hangs on

Democrats losing paths to Senate control as GOP hangs on

While Democrats picked up must-win seats in Colorado and Arizona, they suffered a setback in Alabama, and Republicans held their own in one race after another — in South Carolina, Iowa, Texas, Kansas and Montana, dramatically limiting the places where Democrats hoped to make inroads.MORE

Trump seeks to stop ‘all voting,’ but only counting remains

Trump seeks to stop ‘all voting,’ but only counting remains

President Donald Trump says he’ll take the presidential election to the Supreme Court, but it’s unclear what he means in a country in which vote tabulations routinely continue beyond Election Day, and states largely set the rules for when the count has to end.MORE

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining who wins the White House.MORE

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