A City Council candidate in Hoxie, Ark., Cliff Farmer, missed his chance to vote in his race’s runoff last week. Now, his race will be determined by a random drawing.
A state commission investigating the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High found that several sheriff’s deputies who raced to the school and heard gunshots stayed outside the building.
Republican efforts to constrain incoming Democrats could hurt the party’s image with moderates in a region President Trump considers crucial for his re-election effort.
Women ran and won in record numbers this year, but the ultimate goal, activists say, is to achieve parity with men in Congress.
L. McCrae Dowless ran an operation that, despite his checkered past, drew little scrutiny — until he ended up in the middle of an election marred by fraud charges
In many states, they’d be a lot harder to see.
The film Aretha Franklin didn’t want you to see arrives in theaters. It captures an incandescent Queen of Soul recording her 1972 live album.
The campaign of Mark Harris, the G.O.P. nominee in a disputed House race, also disclosed that it owed more than $34,000 to a consulting group that used a controversial operative.
Michigan Republicans are following the tactics of conservative lawmakers in Wisconsin, but Democrats in Michigan hope that the G.O.P. governor there will take their side.
The Democratic candidate, T.J. Cox, was declared the winner. With this result, Democrats have now captured 40 House seats from Republicans.
The California Republican Party is slouching toward irrelevance after an Election Day that party leaders described as disastrous.
Beware of busloads of voters with phony mustaches.
Voters chose Brad Raffensperger as secretary of state over John Barrow, a Democrat who had promised to overhaul policies that liberals say suppress minority voting.
The National Republican Congressional Committee said it had reported the breach to the F.B.I. but acknowledged that it had otherwise kept the hack secret for months.
The Republicans are trying to hold onto power at all costs, even if it means undoing democracy.
President Trump has defied the old conventions around troublesome pasts and political careers. But it’s unclear whether the same rules apply to the Democrats running to unseat him.
The lame duck, heavily gerrymandered Republican Legislature plans to vote on Tuesday to limit the powers of the incoming governor and attorney general, who are — surprise — Democrats.
The race in the state’s Ninth Congressional District has been upended by allegations of absentee ballot fraud, which the state elections board is investigating.
In their latest back-and-forth, Dr. Snipes said she would no longer step away from office after Gov. Rick Scott, now a senator-elect, suspended her without pay.
Democrats in Wisconsin say Republican proposals for slashing the incoming governor’s authority are a blatant power grab after voters ousted the sitting Republican.