Gubernatorial Elections

Louisiana’s Democratic governor wins re-election in Republican-leaning state

Louisiana’s Democratic governor wins re-election in Republican-leaning state

Published 17/11/2019

(Reuters) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat, won a second term in office on Saturday, defeating a Republican opponent who had closely [more…]

Louisiana’s Democratic governor fights for re-election in Republican-leaning state

Louisiana’s Democratic governor fights for re-election in Republican-leaning state

Published 16/11/2019

(Reuters) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, faces an election run-off on Saturday against Eddie Rispone, a Republican [more…]

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Published 28/10/2019

ROME (Reuters) - A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the [more…]

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

California, New Jersey Republicans concedes, Utah representative sues

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - A Republican U.S. representative of Utah who is trailing her Democratic challenger filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to halt vote counting while [more…]

Hacking allegation shows peril of Georgia Republican’s twin…

Hacking allegation shows peril of Georgia Republican’s twin…

Published 05/11/2018

(Reuters) - The Republican candidate in Georgia’s governor’s race, who also oversees the state’s elections, accused Democrats on Sunday of trying to hack voter registration [more…]

Trump touts economy, Georgia sees racist calls as U.S. vote nears

Trump touts economy, Georgia sees racist calls as U.S. vote nears

Published 04/11/2018

PENSACOLA, Fl./ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump touted U.S. economic growth and painted a grim picture on immigration in rallies with Republican candidates before Tuesday’s [more…]

‘Cool to vote’: Hollywood election telethon aims to get youth to polls

‘Cool to vote’: Hollywood election telethon aims to get youth to polls

Published 03/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood celebrities will make a push next week to urge young people to the polls in Tuesday’s U.S. elections, when control [more…]

Oprah backs Stacey Abrams in historic Georgia governor’s race

Oprah backs Stacey Abrams in historic Georgia governor’s race

Published 01/11/2018

(Reuters) - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey lent her star power on Thursday to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female [more…]

Former U.S. President Carter wades into heated Georgia governor’s race

Former U.S. President Carter wades into heated Georgia governor’s race

Published 29/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter waded into the heated governor’s race in his home state of Georgia on Monday, asking the [more…]

Cynthia Nixon casts herself as latest Democratic insurgent in NY…

Cynthia Nixon casts herself as latest Democratic insurgent in NY…

Published 09/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the final days of actress Cynthia Nixon’s insurgent campaign against incumbent New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, she and her [more…]