Municipal elections

A security officer stands guard while Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters outside his official residence in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Erdogan has claimed victory in critical elections based on unofficial results, securing an executive presidency with sweeping powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Thousands of people are celebrating in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir after a pro-Kurdish party passed a difficult electoral threshold to enter...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:53 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Thousands of protesters gathered in the Moldovan capital Wednesday after a court invalidated the election victory of a pro-European candidate to the post of mayor of Chisinau without providing a reason. The development prompted concerns by the U.S. Embassy in Moldova and...
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London Breed waves before speaking to reporters outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former state senator Mark Leno conceded and congratulated her Wednesday, more than a week after the election. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
June 13, 2018 - 8:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco's mayor's race (all times local): 5:14 p.m. The latest election update by San Francisco officials sealed London Breed's victory in the mayor's race. She led former state Sen. Mark Leno by nearly 2,200 votes out of nearly 250,000 ballots cast...
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Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 13, 2018 - 3:51 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters delivered easy primary election wins Tuesday to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen while teeing up a November battle for the governor's mansion between the chairman of a powerful Las Vegas-area council and the state attorney general...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Moscow's Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Russia's former Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and President of Crocus Group Aras Agalarov take part in the official opening of the 2018 World Cup International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 9, 2018. (AP Photo/James Ellingworth)
June 10, 2018 - 12:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA meetings ahead of the World Cup in Russia (all times local): ___ 7:20 p.m. The FIFA presidential election period formally starts this week in Moscow. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has chaired a council meeting which confirmed a timetable leading to the...
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Board of Supervisors President London Breed, center, greets supporters before speaking to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two leading candidates in San Francisco's race for mayor are resigned to days of uncertainty as the contest remained too close to call and tens of thousands of ballots waited to be counted Wednesday. Updated results showed former state Sen. Mark Leno maintaining a tiny lead...
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San Francisco mayoral candidate London Breed speaks to supporters during an election night party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 06, 2018 - 5:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead by the slimmest of margins in the race for San Francisco mayor early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, though Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. The race remained too...
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Italian vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Matteo Salvini delivers a speech to support the candidate of center-right coalition in local elections, in Catania, Italy, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, whose right-wing League and euro-skeptic 5-Star Movement, respectively, are the coalition leaders, were spending Sunday in Sicily, a week before municipal elections there. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 10:33 am
ROME (AP) — Days after taking office, the two pillars of Italy's first populist government are already campaigning. Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, the leaders of the right-wing League and euroskeptic 5-Star Movement, respectively, were in Sicily on Sunday, a week before municipal elections on...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattle. Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and a few dozen others have pledged more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers to combat homelessness. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
May 23, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness. Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs campaign,...
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