North Carolina elections officials as well as local and state prosecutors are investigating allegations of fraud that could involve tampering with or suppressing absentee ballots in a close congressional race there.
A large county in Virginia that was home to a myriad of problems on Election Day is studying what went wrong.
Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters and sought to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday.
The midterm elections have provided a case study on partisan gerrymandering that shows how the drawing of district boundaries can affect who’s elected to Congress.
Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party’s most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships.
“I think we need to — first and foremost — deliver positive results for our constituents and pass legislation that makes their lives better,” the congresswoman-elect said Wednesday night.
Pres. Trump looms large over Tuesday’s election, which is expected to draw historic numbers to the polls and will determine which party controls Congress. Across the country, the election represents something far greater than whatever Senate and House races appear on their ballots.
If you’re looking to take the edge off at the end of a long Election Day, there are plenty of events to keep you busy in the area. From whiskey to wine, from trivia to puppies, there’s a little something for everyone Tuesday night.
Obama and Trump were offering competing visions for the country in a split screen of campaigning on Sunday, seeking to galvanize voter turnout in the fight to control Congress and governors’ mansions.
Maryland’s popular Republican governor is earning enough support from Democrats and black voters in the state’s largest jurisdictions to narrow the pathway to an upset sought by Democratic challenger Ben Jealous.
A political action committee that backs Democrats across the country has canceled an ad purchase for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District race, indicating the party is growing more confident in Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton.
Bannon said tight races in Virginia could help determine partisan control of the U.S. House and the derail President Donald Trump’s agenda.
When voters in Maryland get their ballot, they’ll see four names in the box for U.S. senator. Sen. Ben Cardin, the incumbent Democrat, is seeking his third term. Republican Tony Campbell, independent Neal Simon and Libertarian Arvin Vohra are also running.
More than 10,000 absentee ballot envelopes sent to voters by the Board of Elections in the nation’s capital did not feature a reminder to include stamps.
Early voting runs through next Thursday. There is at least one early voting center in every county, and 12 counties have more than one center.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.