Municipal elections

A para military soldier checks identity card of a driver enters in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 13, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges, anti-corruption officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 13, 2018 - 11:56 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The deadliest attack in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed 70 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province on Friday ahead of the return to Pakistan of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. It's expected Sharif will be whisked away by...
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June 28, 2018 - 1:22 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Up against an entrenched incumbent with a $30 million war chest, former "Sex and the City" star and liberal activist Cynthia Nixon is taking inspiration from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's long-shot victory in Tuesday's Democratic congressional primary. Nixon faces two-term Gov...
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FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Voters in a Northern California city will decide whether Google and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic headaches and other problems that have arisen as their workforces have swelled during the past decade. The city council in Mountain View, California, voted Tuesday, June 26, 2018, to place a measure on the November ballot asking residents to authorize taxing businesses between $9 and $149 per employee. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 27, 2018 - 6:40 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Google's Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic congestion and other headaches resulting from mushrooming workforces. The City Council in Mountain View, California, voted...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Democrat Jason Kander speaks during an election watch party at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. Kander a former Missouri state official and rising star in the Democratic Party has announced plans to run for mayor of Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reported that Jason Kander confirmed Sunday, June 24, 2018, his decision. The Afghanistan war veteran is planning a formal announcement of his candidacy Monday morning. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner File)
June 25, 2018 - 2:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri secretary of state who garnered national attention during an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate announced Monday that he's running for Kansas City mayor. "I'm running for mayor because I want to make sure no matter where you live in the city or how you grew...
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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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