• Maine November 15, 2018 5:58 pm

    Golden Defeats Incumbent Poliquin in Maine Congressional Race

    A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in the second of its two U.S. House races. Election officials declared Golden the winner Thursday after a federal judge denied Poliquin’s request to halt tabulations under Maine’s new voting system.

  • Maine November 14, 2018 7:10 pm

    Poliquin Pushes for Judge to Halt Ranked Choice Count, Name Him Winner

    Election officials in Maine are close to tabulating all of the ballots in the nation’s first federal race to use ranked choice voting, but one candidate is asking a judge to halt the process and declare him the winner. Lawyers for Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin filed a restraining order in Bangor Federal Court Wednesday, calling aspects of the Ranked Choice...

  • Senate November 8, 2018 1:09 am

    Maine's New Voting System to Decide US House Race

    The U.S. House race in Maine between GOP Rep. Bruce Poliquin and Democrat Jared Golden is headed to ranked-choice count. Additional tabulations under Maine’s new voting system are needed to determine the winner of Maine’s 2nd Congressional District race between Poliquin and Golden. Neither candidate collected a majority of first-place votes under Maine’s ranked-choice voting system, which was used for...

  • Massachusetts November 6, 2018 11:38 pm

    Baker Defeats Gonzalez in Mass. Governor's Race

    Gov. Charlie Baker, a moderate Republican popular with voters in heavily Democratic Massachusetts, has been re-elected to a second four-year term. Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito turned back a challenge Tuesday from Democrat Jay Gonzalez, a former state budget official, and his running mate, Quentin Palfrey.

  • Massachusetts November 6, 2018 11:46 pm

    ‘We Will Persist': Warren Wins Re-election to US Senate

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, among her party’s harshest critics of President Donald Trump, has won re-election in Massachusetts. Warren on Tuesday defeated Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl, the Massachusetts co-chair of Trump’s 2016 campaign, and independent Shiva Ayaddurai.

  • Donald Trump November 7, 2018 9:20 am

    The 2018 Midterm Elections in Photos

    Voters around the country made their voices heard Tuesday in the first national election since Donald Trump was elected president.

  • Maine October 24, 2018 1:23 pm

    Mainers Get Ready to Use Ranked-Choice Voting System

    A system that allows voters to rank their candidates from first to last on the ballot is getting its federal general election debut in Maine. The ranked-choice voting system will be used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate races on Election Day.

  • Donald Trump September 30, 2018 9:40 am

    O'Rourke Offers Blue Vision for Red Texas at Willie Nelson Show

    Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rouke rallied thousands with Willie Nelson on Saturday night, offering an openly liberal vision for the country’s largest conservative state and vowing that his campaign that has shunned outside political support can topple Republican Ted Cruz in November. Taking an open-air stage in Texas’ progressive-minded capital city, O’Rourke said he wanted to appeal to voters...

  • Vermont August 14, 2018 8:17 pm

    Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Senate Primary in Vermont

    Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has won Vermont’s Democratic Senate primary but is expected to turn down the nomination and support the state’s Democratic candidates, as is his practice. In Tuesday’s balloting, Sanders defeated little-known candidate Folasade Adeluola, who says she believes Vermont needs a full-time senator. Sanders is thought to be considering a presidential run in 2020. He already...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2018 5:23 pm

    In Red State Primaries, Candidates Out-Trump Each Other

    Tuesday’s primary votes will tell us if the strategy of GOP Senate candidates boasting who supports President Donald Trump more was successful, but some key numbers in the states explain all the one-Trumpsmanship — at least for primary season. Trump performed 9 points better than Romney in Indiana and 15 points better than Romney in West Virginia, NBC News reported....

  • Massachusetts November 8, 2016 10:50 pm

    Pets Excited For Election Day

    Humans aren’t the only ones affected by the presidential race. Here are some pets supporting their owners on election day, Nov. 8, 2016.

  • Maine January 16, 2014 10:04 am

    GOP candidates prepare for Ariz. and Mich. primaries

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