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This Oct. 22, 2018, photo shows the ballot summary page of voter Leah McElrath, where although she voted a straight-Democratic Party ticket, the voting machine flipped her vote for United States Senator to Republican Ted Cruz. McElrath and some other Texas voters reported voting machines flipped their straight-ticket selections to the other party in key races during early voting. (Leah McElrath via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 10:04 am
Rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines, confusion among election workers. These problems and more have surfaced during early voting ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. A rundown of voting problems so far around the country: VOTING MACHINES — Some Texas voters reported that...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 photo, Maricopa County Elections official Joanne Tillson instructs election volunteers during a training session in Phoenix. The elections chief for the Arizona county that includes Phoenix is pledging that voters won’t face the same difficulties they experienced in August’s primary when dozens of polling locations opened late. Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said this week elections county employees instead of contracted workers will set up the voter check-in machines that were not put in place on time on Aug 28. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 02, 2018 - 9:56 am
PHOENIX (AP) — It's the week before the general election and poll workers for the Arizona county with 2.2 million of the state's 3.7 million registered voters gathered to train for their mission: Making sure Maricopa County's August primary nightmare doesn't happen again. That's when dozens of...
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Democratic Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Ariz., alongside members of the "Veterans for Sinema" group in this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 photo. Both major parties are worrying about so-called “spoilers” as election day nears. In tight races, third party candidates can make the difference by drawing away voters who’d otherwise support the Democrat or Republican. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 02, 2018 - 9:11 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race. The wild card: Angela Green, a Green Party candidate who...
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Deborah Cox, the Ford County, Kansas, clerk, leaves the federal courthouse after a court hearing, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order Cox to open a second polling site in the southwest Kansas town of Dodge City after she moved the only one outside town. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
November 01, 2018 - 11:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City, Kansas, just days before the election is not in the public's interest because it would likely create more voter confusion, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree denied the...
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November 01, 2018 - 6:16 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday denied a request from an American Indian tribe in North Dakota to block the state's voter ID law just days before the election. North Dakota's law requires voters to show ID with a residential street address, which American Indians have argued is...
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FILE- In this May 22, 2018, file photo Democratic candidate for Georgia Gov. Stacey Abrams waves at a campaign event in Atlanta. Over the course of a year, Stacey Abrams has transformed from a technocratic leader in the Georgia legislature into a nationally known symbol of the Democratic Party’s future. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 01, 2018 - 5:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — If Stacey Abrams becomes America's first black female governor on Tuesday, former President Jimmy Carter and Oprah Winfrey could be the keys to her success. Her ability to win over a 94-year-old white man with deep ties to the rural South and one of the world's most famous...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Delaine Belgarde, right, shows the new Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa ID she received free of charge on Oct. 24, 2018, in Belcourt, N.D. It will allow her to vote in November under recently tightened state voter ID rules. The four large American Indian tribes in North Dakota are providing free identification to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday's election. The effort comes in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing the state to continue requiring street addresses on IDs, as opposed to other addresses such as post office boxes. Streets addresses aren't important on reservations, and some feel the rule could disenfranchise thousands of Native American voters. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson, File)
October 31, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The four large American Indian tribes in North Dakota are providing free identification to thousands of members in advance of Tuesday's election. The effort comes in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing the state to continue requiring street addresses on IDs...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, Josh Harder, second from right, the Democratic candidate for the California 10th Congressional District, talks with supporters, Ceres High students Matthew Ochoa, left, and Elizabeth Lopez, second from left, in Modesto, Calif. Harder was joined by California Congressional Rep. Pete Aguilar, Southern Californian Democrat, who came to campaign with Harder in his attempt to unseat incumbent Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in the November election. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 31, 2018 - 2:05 am
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — In California's Central Valley, the nation's great fruit-and-nut basket, voters like Lou Waller could help determine which party controls the U.S. House. The 76-year-old retiree is an independent, the fastest-growing political affiliation in California. They make up nearly a...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, in San Antonio. Cruz and Democratic challenger O’Rourke are of differing minds as to whether demographic shifts have changed Texas enough to send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool, File)
October 31, 2018 - 12:38 am
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — If Texas is changing under his feet, Ted Cruz doesn't see it. The Republican senator, locked in a closer-than-expected re-election battle, insists he's not worried about America's largest, reliably red state slowly turning blue. That's despite a booming Hispanic population...
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands at the headquarter of of municipal candidate Yossi Daitch during the municipal elections in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Israelis are voting in for municipal elections across the country. In the closest watched race Tuesday, four candidates are hoping to become the next mayor of Jerusalem. Posters read in Hebrew; "Yossi Daitch, Jerusalemite at heart". (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
October 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis voted in municipal elections across the country Tuesday, with a closely watched race in Jerusalem — a city with great importance to billions of people around the world. Just over 55 percent of eligible voters turned out nationwide before polls closed, but in Jerusalem only...
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