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Elections

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  • Unofficial results: Baker re-elected to lead Cherokee Nation

    The Cherokee Nation re-elected Principal Chief Bill John Baker on Sunday, according to preliminary results, calming concerns that a four-candidate field would result in another tumultuous election to lead one of the largest American Indian tribes. The...
  • Pro-European candidate leads in Moldova vote

    Near-final results gave a pro-European Union candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff vote for mayor of Moldova's biggest city Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the EU or to neighboring Russia....
  • Scott Walker sees Iowa lead shrink in latest Quinnipiac poll

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to lead prospective and declared 2016 Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, although his support is shrinking, a Quinnipiac University poll shows. In an election season where there will likely be at least 16...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • Russia's highest court OKs early parliamentary vote in 2016

    Russia's highest court has given the green light to holding next year's parliamentary vote several months earlier. Lawmakers in the Kremlin-controlled parliament in June gave tentative approval to a bill that would move up next year's vote by three...
  • Venezuela not free, not fair

    The following editorial appeared in The Miami Herald on Tuesday, June 30: Facing increasingly bleak political prospects, the Venezuelan government sprung another unfair, last-minute trick on the democratic opposition last week: a declaration that a...
  • AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold

    Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal — up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household. The legalization of recreational marijuana on Wednesday makes the state the fourth to do so, following Colorado, Washington...
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman will run for parliamentary seat

    Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, defeated in this year'sĀ presidential election, said Wednesday that he's re-entering politics and contesting a ParliamentĀ seat in August. Addressing a rally in his native village of Medamulana in southern Sri...
  • A good week for America

    Gosh! You go on vacation for a few days and everything happens all at once. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. "No longer may this liberty be denied," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote. The...
  • Changes to NC voter ID rankle some, but could preserve law

    Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what's in North Carolina's election overhaul law are finally heading to trial starting next month. But unexpected moves on the way to the courthouse could break down arguments of...
  • Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

    The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected by a landslide in a vote at the Episcopal General...