Run-off elections

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, reacts as he responds to a journalist question during a press conference, after the presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, March. 31, 2019. Exit polls indicated Zelenskiy would get about 30 percent of the vote, far short of the absolute majority needed to win the first round. Most exit polls said incumbent Petro Poroshenko received the second-biggest support, which would put him and Zelenskiy in a runoff on April 21. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
March 31, 2019 - 8:07 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Early results in Ukraine's presidential election showed a comedian with no political experience with a sizable lead over 38 rivals but far from a first-round victory, while the incumbent president and a former prime minister were close contenders to advance to the runoff. The...
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Presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova answers questions to media as she arrives at her election headquarters to watch the results of the first round of the presidential election in Bratislava, Slovakia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
March 16, 2019 - 8:10 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The two leading contenders in Slovakia's presidential election will meet in a runoff vote that could give the central European country its first woman president. Zuzana Caputova was leading with 40.5 percent of the votes with 99 percent of some 6,000 polling stations...
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February 25, 2019 - 8:45 am
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Nigeria's electoral commission has begun announcing official presidential results from the country's 36 states in a process that will take hours and could extend into Tuesday or beyond. President Muhammadu Buhari has...
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An election official holds up a ballot paper during the counting of ballot papers for the runoff presidential election in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. Voters have begun casting their ballots across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
December 19, 2018 - 10:31 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — The counting of ballots has started in Madagascar's runoff presidential election, after the polls closed to end the generally peaceful voting Wednesday. There was a relatively low turnout of voters on this Indian Ocean island nation which is selecting a new president...
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December 13, 2018 - 3:34 pm
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) — A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie after he didn't vote has lost his bid for the seat by a roll of the dice. The race for a seat on the Hoxie City Council was determined by Cliff Farmer and incumbent Alderwoman Becky...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Republican candidate for Georgia Secretary of State Republican Brad Raffensperger participates in a debate in Atlanta. Raffensperger and Democrat John Barrow are vying in a Dec. 4 runoff for Georgia secretary of state. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 11:57 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Republican Brad Raffensperger won a runoff election Tuesday to become Georgia's next secretary of state, taking over the office at the center of a debate over voter access and election security in the Southern state. Raffensperger, a state lawmaker from suburban Atlanta,...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Democrat Georgia Secretary of State candidate John Barrow speaks during a campaign stop at Daniel Field in Augusta, Ga. Barrow and Republican Brad Raffensperger are vying in a Dec. 4 runoff for Georgia secretary of state. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 5:50 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's voters have one more chance to make their voices heard about the state's election infrastructure. Tuesday's runoff election for Georgia secretary of state pits Republican state Rep. Brad Raffensperger against former Democratic congressman John Barrow. Neither candidate won...
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Salome Zurabishvili, former Georgian Foreign minister and presidential candidate, speaks to the media at her campaign headquarter in Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. the French-born former foreign minister of Georgia Zurabishvili celebrated what she claims is her victory in a tight presidential runoff Wednesday that marks the last time Georgians elect their head of state by popular vote. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
November 29, 2018 - 3:34 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A French-born former foreign minister has won a presidential runoff, election officials said Thursday, marking the last time citizens of the ex-Soviet nation elected their head of state by popular vote. The Central Election Commission said that Salome Zurabishvili had won...
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Appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., answers a question during a televised Mississippi U.S. Senate debate with Democrat Mike Espy in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, Pool)
November 25, 2018 - 2:55 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted support Sunday for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, calling the Mississippi Republican an "outstanding person" the day before he planned to campaign with her ahead of Tuesday's runoff election. Trump heads to Mississippi on Monday to campaign for Hyde...
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November 18, 2018 - 8:59 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — In Madagascar, two former heads of state qualified for the second round of the presidential election, to be held on Dec. 19. Andry Rajoelina, president of the transitional period of 2009 to 2014, won 39 percent of the vote and Marc Ravalomanana, president from 2002...
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