Voting districts

In this May 24, 2018 photo Xochitl Torres Small, a Democratic candidate for Congress, speaks to voters at a Las Cruces, N.M., event. Now that Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs, is stepping down to run for New Mexico governor, eyes are turning to southern New Mexico where the open congressional seat that in recent years has leaned Republican could determine which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
June 07, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Female candidates are slated to make history in November in a closely watched congressional race in New Mexico, pointing to the growing political power of women in the American Southwest and a draw of talent that is helping reshape one of the nation's poorest districts...
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 5:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat,...
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 2:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states Tuesday, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson, a...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey gives the thumbs up to supporters at her watch party after winning the Republican nomination for Governor of Alabama at the Renaissance Hotel, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
June 06, 2018 - 12:21 am
Eight states cast midterm primary ballots Tuesday, with implications for control of the House and Senate and for several governor's races. Votes are being tallied in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. Some of the highlights: WOMEN IN THE...
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FILE- In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, people vote at a polling place set up at the Kenter Canyon Elementary School in Los Angeles. California's primary election on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, includes races for governor, U.S. Senate and other statewide offices, all 53 U.S. districts and most seats in the Legislature. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
June 03, 2018 - 12:32 pm
California's primary election is Tuesday and includes races for governor, U.S. Senate and other statewide offices, all 53 U.S. House districts and most seats in the state Legislature. The top two vote-getters in each contest will advance to the November general election, regardless of their...
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In this May 24, 2018 photo Kelly DeLong, 55, right, owner of Kelly' Cafe in Loco Hills, N.M., plays with her grandniece Annabelle Wilson, 3, at the cafe. Now that Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs, is stepping down to run for New Mexico governor, eyes are turning to southern New Mexico where the open congressional seat that in recent years has leaned Republican could determine which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
June 01, 2018 - 3:40 pm
LOCO HILLS, N.M. (AP) — As primary season sets the stage for the midterm elections, a sprawling New Mexico district that stretches from the U.S.-Mexico border to oil fields near Texas could help tip control of Congress. The 2nd District's long-time Republican Congressman Steve Pearce is stepping...
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May 29, 2018 - 1:02 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — In a story May 26 about House candidates releasing tax returns, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington's 5th Congressional District was listed a "toss-up" by The Cook Political Report. Cook lists the 5th District as "Lean Republican." A corrected version of the...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The ACLU filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map on Wednesday, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition. A suit filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati challenges district maps in effect through 2020 for "an...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 23, 2018 - 6:17 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory Tuesday that made her the first black...
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Gubernatorial candidate and former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, in red, greets Kayren Moore and her neighbors Wade Hyde, center in purple, and Tim Thobe outside a polling place at Walnut Hill Recreation Center in Dallas on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on primaries on Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas (all times local): 11:35 p.m. A Democratic candidate who was attacked as too liberal by the national party campaign committee has lost a runoff in the race for a Houston-area House seat that Democrats hope to win from...
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