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October 07, 2018 - 12:13 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations Security Council has called on Congo's electoral commission to open dialogue on the use of voting machines for December elections. French Ambassador Francois Delattre, who co-headed a delegation with ambassadors from Bolivia and Equatorial Guinea, said...
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Supporters of Opposition Presidential candidates, Cabral Libii, shout slogans during an election campaign rally outside the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Separatists who have declared an English-speaking state in parts of Cameroon are threatening Sunday's election, one that Africa's oldest leader should win easily _ but with a weakened mandate if people stay away from the polls. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
October 07, 2018 - 9:51 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Thousands headed to the polls in Cameroon Sunday for an election that will likely see Africa's oldest leader win another term amid fighting and threats from separatists that have already prevented residents in English-speaking regions from voting. President Paul Biya, in...
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A Latvian woman casts her ballot papers at a polling station in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Latvians were casting their ballots on Saturday in a parliamentary election in which a party catering to the Baltic nation's large ethnic-Russian minority is expected to win the most votes, but is seen to be struggling to find coalition partners. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)
October 07, 2018 - 9:09 am
HELSINKI (AP) — An opposition party favored by Latvia's large ethnic Russian minority has won the Baltic nation's parliamentary election, but it's expected to face difficulties forming a ruling coalition after a vote that saw new populist parties surge and government parties falter. Voters in...
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In this Aug. 22, 2018, photo Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown speaks at a church as part of The South Rising Tour 2018 in Warner Robins, Ga. The tour was reaching out to black and woman voters in rural Georgia, Florida and Mississippi. The Black Belt’s overlap with Trump Country could factor into the elections across the South next month, including competitive races for the governor’s mansion in Florida and Senate in Mississippi.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 02, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Sitting on the wooden pews of a small white brick church on a hot Wednesday afternoon in central Georgia, a group of residents gathered to chat about the upcoming governor's race and the issues concerning them in their community, from economic development to health care to...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson is being challenged by David Sterling, the chief counsel for the Department of Human Services, for the nonpartisan state Supreme Court seat. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File)
October 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — It's not just the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitterly partisan fight over President Donald Trump's nominee for the nation's highest court, and the questions it has raised about the judiciary's independence, mirror what voters around the country are seeing in state supreme...
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Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev talks to members of the media during a news conference about the referendum in Skopje, Macedonia, late Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Zaev has described the crucial referendum on changing the small European country's name to North Macedonia and thereby pave the way to NATO membership as a clear success, despite lower than hoped for voter turnout. Zaev said he had no intention of resigning as the "vast majority" of those who voted Sunday approved the name change. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
October 01, 2018 - 6:09 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government faced a looming political battle Monday to push through a deal with Greece that would ultimately pave the way for NATO membership, after a referendum on the agreement won overwhelming support but with low voter turnout. The European Union, NATO and...
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Backdropped by the Parliament, protesters that had urged voters to boycott Sunday's referendum chant slogans as they demonstrate in Skopje, Macedonia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. A crucial referendum on changing the nation of Macedonia's name to North Macedonia to pave the way for NATO membership attracted tepid voter participation Sunday. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
September 30, 2018 - 2:16 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Macedonia's referendum on a name change for the country (all times local): 8:00 p.m. The prime minister of Macedonia has declared a referendum on changing the country's name a "success for democracy and for a European Macedonia," and plans to address citizens...
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September 27, 2018 - 6:43 pm
An uncorrected security flaw in a vote-counting machine used in 23 U.S states remains vulnerable to hacking, 11 years after the manufacturer was alerted to it, security researchers say. The M650 high-speed ballot scanner is made by Election Systems & Software, the nation's leading elections...
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Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 27, 2018 - 3:40 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The president of Macedonia strongly urged voters Thursday to abstain from a weekend referendum on changing the country's name to "North Macedonia" to clear its path toward NATO and European Union membership. President Gjorge Ivanov's comments at the U.N. General Assembly in...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to his office after speaking on the Senate floor about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 24, 2018 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back. The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries that President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee could turn off...
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