voting

August 06, 2018 - 8:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is marking the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by urging Americans to participate in a week of action to get people signed up to vote. The former first lady announced Monday that the When We All Vote Week of Action will be held Sept. 22-29. Mrs. Obama, a...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Kansas Democratic gubernatorial candidates who will square off in a debate Wednesday night, July 11, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. From left, are: Kansas state Sen. Laura Kelly, D-Topeka; former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer; and former state Agriculture secretary Joshua Svaty. Kansas Democrats are riding an eight-year losing streak in statewide elections, and there’s pressure to break it. That pressure has intensified a debate within the party over how to pull more votes from Republican-leaning rural areas to help win the governor's race this year. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)
August 04, 2018 - 4:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats are riding an eight-year losing streak in statewide elections, and the pressure to break it has intensified a debate within the party over how to pull more votes from Republican-leaning rural areas to help win the governor's race this year. Democrats nationally...
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August 04, 2018 - 10:30 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's secretary of state says the now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud. Democrat Matthew Dunlap on Friday released over 1,000 documents the Trump administration had...
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August 03, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas...
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A press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gets underway in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. Hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of a tight election, riot police disrupted the press conference where opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was about to respond to the election results. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 03, 2018 - 10:36 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Zimbabwe's president is praising "a free, fair and credible election, as we have always promised" and "unprecedented flowering of freedom and democracy in our beloved homeland" even as the opposition loudly...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 01, 2018 - 4:46 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries and accused Democrats of obstructing his agenda and his Supreme Court nominee during a raucous rally aimed at bolstering two Florida Republicans ahead of the state's primary...
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People look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades of rule by former leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
July 31, 2018 - 4:51 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades under former leader Robert Mugabe. Officials neared the end of vote-counting a day after millions of Zimbabweans...
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Zimbabweans queue as they wait to vote at the Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, Monday July 30, 2018. The vote will be a first for the southern African nation following a military takeover and the ousting of former longterm leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
July 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With hope and pride, millions of Zimbabweans voted peacefully Monday in an election that many believe is their best chance to escape the toxic politics and dead-end economics of the era of Robert Mugabe, who wasn't on the ballot for the first time in the nation's nearly four...
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Supporters of Pakistan's National Awami Party voice their rejection of the election results in last week's polls, during a demonstration in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, July 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
July 30, 2018 - 9:40 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's political parties say they will join hands against the "stolen mandate" of Imran Khan, whose party won the most votes in an election marred by allegations of fraud. Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, of the Pakistan People's Party, said all parties reject the...
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Former Zimbabwean Leader President Robert Mugabe casts his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, July 30, 2018. Zimbabweans are voting in their first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, and with some 5.5 million people registered to vote. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
July 30, 2018 - 7:22 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Zimbabwe's main opposition leader warns that "there seems to be a deliberate attempt to suppress and frustrate the urban vote." Nelson Chamisa has expressed his concerns on Twitter but declares that "Victory is...
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