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States setting early turnout records ahead of Election Day
States setting early turnout records ahead of Election Day

November 2, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the...



Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota getting free IDs

October 31, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Efforts by American Indian tribes in North Dakota to provide free identification with street addresses to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday’s election are cutting into the number of Native...




Candidates sidestep Trump in midterm closing message
Candidates sidestep Trump in midterm closing message

October 29, 2018

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — Tom MacArthur is doing something that’s familiar to dozens of candidates in the most fiercely contested congressional races: Tiptoeing around President Donald Trump. The Republican congressman has done more than...


AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see a sharply divided nation
AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see a sharply divided nation

October 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...




Republican committee cuts spending for Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman
Republican committee cuts spending for Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman

October 27, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has lost the financial support of the National Republican Congressional Committee in his race against Democrat Jason Crow. The Colorado Sun reported Friday that the committee confirmed it is...



Kansas governor hopefuls talk big on budget, avoid details
Kansas governor hopefuls talk big on budget, avoid details

October 27, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top candidates for Kansas governor have big and radically different ideas for moving their state ahead, after its name became shorthand for failed tax policies. Democrat Laura Kelly, a veteran...





New kind of voting faces Election Day test in Maine
New kind of voting faces Election Day test in Maine

October 27, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Voters marking a single candidate on a ballot? That’s so 20th century. A new way of voting in Maine allows people to rank candidates from best to worst with provisions for...