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Louisianans head to polls to elect governor

Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards vied for re-election against two Republicans -- Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone -- as voters headed to the polls Saturday....

Louisianans head to polls to elect governor

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Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Afghans went to the polls to elect new president Afghanistan's presidential polls closed Saturday amid fears that accusations of fraud and misconduct could overwhelm any election results, while insurgent attacks aimed at disrupting voting in the country caused dozens of casualties. (Sept. 28)        ...
07:17, 2019-09-29

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. The post Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. appeared first ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
01:17, 2019-08-07

EU election: Europeans head to the polls across the continent Polling stations in 21 EU states are set to open — seven states have already voted. Once the ballots are counted, the new EU Parliament is expected to drift slightly to the right, as Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Afghans Head to the Polls Despite Threat of Taliban Violence Despite threats of attacks by Taliban insurgents, Afghans came forward slowly to vote in the country’s fourth presidential election since a U.S.-led invasion toppled the hard-line Islamist movement from power 18 years ago....
16:17, 2019-09-28

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying the course of painful austerity measures or a return to interventionist economics....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Israelis head to the polls with one question in mind: Should Netanyahu stay or go? The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
12:51, 2019-09-17

Afghan Voters Head To Polls Amid Deadly Violence Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security Saturday, even as insurgents attacked polling centres in a series of blasts across the country that left at least one person dead....
17:17, 2019-09-28

Voters in Portugal, a Beacon of Stability in Europe, Head to the Polls In the general election on Sunday, the question seems not whether António Costa, the Socialist prime minister, can win another mandate, but by what margin....
15:00, 2019-10-06

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Maharashtra Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia To Head Congress Screening Body The Congress on Thursday formed a six-member screening committee for Maharashtra assembly elections, with party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia as its chairman....
21:51, 2019-08-22

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democrat's campaign, knew about the image but decided a...
12:51, 2019-05-23

GOP candidates Tate Reeves, Bill Waller head for runoff in Mississippi governor's race Two Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are headed for a runoff, after the margin of victory in a primary Tuesday was too narrow to certify a winner....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Trump encourages Louisianans to vote, says Pelosi 'hates the United States' at second rally in as many days President Trump slammed Nancy Pelosi at his second campaign rally in as many nights Friday, saying "Nancy Pelosi hates the United States of America."...
05:17, 2019-10-12

"These Are Not Exit Polls But Entertainment Polls": Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday mocked the exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic NDA in the Lok Sabha elections calling them "entertainment polls"....
15:00, 2019-05-21

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
23:17, 2019-06-06

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
17:17, 2019-06-05

Four things to know about Guatemala’s new president-elect Alejandro Giammattei, a right-wing former prison director, has already said he'll try to modify the unpopular U.S.-Guatemala immigration deal in his country's favor....
09:34, 2019-08-13

She helped elect Trump. Now she’s apologizing. Brittany Kaiser initially emerged as a seemingly nefarious figure tied to a new kind of voter manipulation powered by Facebook data. She wants to be remembered as a whistleblower and a human rights advocate. You decide....
20:00, 2019-08-10

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
04:17, 2019-06-15

President-elect says Guatemala can’t do migrant deal with US Guatemala President-elect Alejandro Giammattei says his country will not be able to hold up its side of an immigration agreement with the United States by serving as a “safe third country.”...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Voting In Kerala's Pala Constituency To Elect New MLA After 54 Years Voting began this morning for the bypoll to Kerala's Pala Assembly constituency. It will concluded at 6 pm. Counting of votes will take place on Friday....
15:17, 2019-09-23

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are casting ballots for their country’s 17 seats in the 751-member European Parliament. The vote is seen...
06:34, 2019-05-26

Guatemala’s President-Elect Says the Country Can’t do a Migrant Deal with the U.S. GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan immigration agreement signed with the Trump administration won’t work because the Central American nation does not have the resources, the country’s new president-elect says. Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative who was chosen overwhelmingly by vo...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Congress Parliamentarians To Meet Today To Elect Chairperson Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
07:00, 2019-06-01

The Quick Read About… the New President-elect of the European Commission What Happened This Week: Europe has a new president! Sort of. Germany’s former defense minister Ursula Von der Leyen became the new president-elect of the European Commission (EC) this week following a close vote in the European Parliament. Why It Matters: Whoever leads the European Commission...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parliamentary party....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
04:34, 2019-05-31

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an individual that was elected to office.” Angry and......
03:17, 2019-06-16

Fans elect historically young NL lineup for All-Star Game Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for this year's Midsummer Classic in Cleveland       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 41st conference, will pick the new director general...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Guatemala president-elect denied entry to Venezuela: Guaido Guatemala's president-elect on Saturday was denied entry to Venezuela, where he was scheduled to meet with opposition leader Juan Guaido, according to Venezuela's opposition....
17:34, 2019-10-12

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
11:51, 2019-07-08

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
04:34, 2019-06-24

Explainer: How Afghanistan will elect a president and potential peace maker Afghanistan will soon choose its next president. Whoever emerges victor will be key to the war-ravaged nation's search for peace, but must beat more than a dozen other candidates and possibly face a run-off if no one gets a majority in round one....
09:51, 2019-09-26

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
22:51, 2019-05-31

'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings says head-to-head with James Holzhauer is 'inevitable' Now that James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” winning-streak has come to an end just shy of Ken Jennings’ cash record, the 2004 champion says a head-to-head game between them is “inevitable.” ...
17:00, 2019-06-07

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
09:01, 2019-06-01

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
08:51, 2019-06-04

'The Voice': Gwen Stefani and boyfriend Blake Shelton go head-to-head over four-chair turn Season 17 of NBC's "The Voice" premiered Monday with returning coach Gwen Stefani, who hopes to give boyfriend Blake Shelton a run for his money.        ...
05:00, 2019-09-24

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Map locations in Season 10 Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is part of the 'Road Trip challenges'. Read on for the map locations to find these new POI's on the Season X map....
16:17, 2019-08-01

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Fantasy NBA mock draft: 10-team, head-to-head points Who went first overall in our first mock draft of the season? Where did Zion go? How about Joel Embiid, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook? Our experts break it down....
18:17, 2019-09-23

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
15:17, 2019-06-02

Apex Legends could be about to pitch Xbox One and PS4 gamers head-to-head Apex Legends could finally be getting cross-play that will allow PS4, Xbox One and PC players go head-to-head in the Battle Royale.That's according to a recent leak by reliable dataminer That1MiningGuy (via GameRant), who found 'Nucleus' strings in Apex Legends' code that suggest...
17:51, 2019-09-24

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battle for supremacy on Thursday....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re working on foldable designs of their own, including Le...
04:17, 2019-07-19

Walmart CEO praises Amazon and reveals what he admires most about the tech giant as the companies go head-to-head with Prime Day sales (WMT) Gareth Patterson / AP Images Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Monday praised Amazon as the companies battle over competing sales on Prime Day. McMillon also admitted that Walmart "fell behind" on e-commerce and has been "playing catch-up." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Walmart CE...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
09:00, 2019-06-01

Canadian province Manitoba set to re-elect majority Progressive Conservative government Voters in Canada's western province of Manitoba were set to re-elect the right-leaning Progressive Conservative (PC) party led by Brian Pallister on Tuesday, CTV news predicted, as poll results were tabulated....
06:51, 2019-09-11

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right NPD to head a local authority. There were no alternative candidates....
21:00, 2019-09-07

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Johnson and Hunt prepare for head-to-head debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to take part in a head-to-head debate this evening as they each bid to become the UK's next prime minister. ...
07:51, 2019-07-09

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemingly endless stream of new Android handsets, the On...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Watch An F1 Car And A Motorcycle Go Head-To-Head On A Slalom Test In case you’ve missed it, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and former Formula One driver David Coulthard have been competing in head-to-head challenges to examine the differences in science and technology between their two sports. It’s been a lot of fun—but none more so than the slalom challenge....
22:51, 2019-08-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro and France's Macron go head to head The Brazilian president has accused Macron, and the other members of the G7, of treating Brazil like "a colony." This came after the leaders at the summit in Biarritz dedicated $20 million to the wildfires in the Amazon....
21:51, 2019-08-26

Planned Parenthood vows to spend $45M in 2020 to elect abortion-rights candidates Planned Parenthood, the behemoth nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and is the nation’s largest abortion provider, says it’s making a major investment in the 2020 elections....
23:00, 2019-10-09

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies......
23:01, 2019-06-05

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Two of the greatest players in the history of tennis, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, will go head-to-head once again in Sunday's men's singles Wimbledon final....
22:17, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-Panama president-elect plans review of Canadian miner First Quantum's contract Panamanian President-elect Laurentino Cortizo said on Tuesday his government would review a mining contract awarded to a subsidiary of Canada's First Quantum Minerals, casting a cloud of uncertainty around a key project for the firm....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Brittany Kaiser’s work with Cambridge Analytica helped elect Donald Trump. She’s hoping the world will forgive her. Brittany Kaiser first emerged in last year’s Cambridge Analytica scandal as a seemingly nefarious figure, an insider steeped in the dark secrets of a new kind of voter manipulation powered by Facebook data. Now she's hoping the world will see her as a whistleblower....
20:34, 2019-08-02

Mexican president says to meet Guatemalan president-elect on Friday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he will meet Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei in the Mexican city of Merida on Friday....
16:17, 2019-09-17

'America's Got Talent': Magicians Eric Chien, Dom Chambers go head-to-head for semifinal spot Tuesday’s episode marked the third and final round of quarterfinals, where 12 acts are battling it out for the last seven spots in the semifinals.        ...
09:17, 2019-08-28

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
23:00, 2019-06-05

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
08:51, 2019-06-04

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
16:34, 2019-06-03

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
15:17, 2019-06-02

The President Sure Loves His Polls! The President is very good at doing dumb and obvious crimes, but he is very bad at understanding the importance of a diverse polling sample....
07:51, 2019-10-01

Trump's Bad Polls Leaked and He's Pissed Days before President Trump is set to launch his reelection bid, internal polls have leaked that look pretty awful, and now Trump is out to get the pollsters who collected the data, according to the New York Times. A Trump advisor told the Times that the campaign will be letting go three of the five...
10:51, 2019-06-17

No 10 has seen polls that suggest PM would not win election outright Downing Street has seen polling which suggests Boris Johnson would not win an election outright, according to a senior Tory adviser who lost his job at the weekend....
06:00, 2019-09-10

| Russians go to polls after summer of protests Russians voted Sunday in local elections after weeks of opposition protests in Moscow that led to the biggest police crackdown on dissent in nearly a decade....
12:00, 2019-09-08

| What next after outsiders take the lead in Tunisia polls? Two political outsiders are set to go head-to-head in the race to become Tunisia's next president, according to the latest count after a first round of voting on Sunday....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Polls Are Bad, but Finally We Found One That Is Good People in politics and those who follow politics closely know, by now, that polls are bad, mostly because they’re subject to a host of potential fallacies and poor data selection and because people can cherry-pick from them and use them to push the useless framing of politics as horse race....
21:17, 2019-08-26

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
07:01, 2019-06-19

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
04:51, 2019-05-22

BJP Set For "Unprecedented" Win In Maharashtra Polls: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said looking at the huge support that his 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' is receiving, the BJP will have an"unprecedented" victory in the upcoming state......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP on Monday urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand......
06:34, 2019-07-09

Johnson is sure he would win an election. A closer look at the polls says otherwise | Ell Smith Even a very small change in the numbers will make it impossible for the Conservatives to win a majorityIn October 1924, British voters went to the polls. It was an unstable time: over the previous two years, as one inconclusive election followed another, the country had got through three prime minis...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Israelis return to the polls in the election that nobody wanted Benjamin Netanyahu will again try to form a coalition to bring current deadlock to an endIsraeli diplomats across the world began voting last week, kicking off the second national election the country has held in just six months.About 3,500 staff and their families in more than 95 embassies and cons...
07:34, 2019-09-08

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
21:17, 2019-06-05

J&K Polls Will Be Held After Delimitation Of Constituencies: JP Nadda Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working president J P Nadda on Sunday said that the elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held only after the delimitation of the constituencies....
02:51, 2019-09-16

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
05:34, 2019-05-23

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
02:51, 2019-05-22

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image, which the photo agency informed us after publication was taken at the local elections in the UK in May, not at the European elections. Continue reading...
10:51, 2019-05-24

"Sure To Win," Says Aaditya Thackeray, First In Family To Contest Polls Aaditya Thackeray, the son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, confirmed today that he will contest the October 21 Maharashtra election, which makes him the first of his family to ever fight polls.......
17:00, 2019-09-30

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can the Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Trump: Dems will pay 'tremendous price' at polls President Donald Trump is acknowledging Democrats in the House "have the votes" to begin a formal impeachment inquiry, but he says he's confident it will backfire politically and they won't have the votes to convict in the GOP-controlled Senate. (Oct. 4)        ...
20:00, 2019-10-04

| Tunisia: Saied, Karoui advance to run-off after topping polls Independent candidate Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui have advanced to a run-off after obtaining the most votes in Tunisia's September 15 presidential election....
05:17, 2019-09-18

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern Germany....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Turns Out Socialism Polls Badly When You Tell People It'll Be Horrible Is socialism popular? Let’s turn to a fair, neutral observer to find out: the American Action Network, which is affiliated with the Congressional Leadership Fund, whose job it is to elect House Republicans....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Nana Patole Among 18 New Congress Candidates For Maharashtra Polls The Congress on Thursday named 18 more candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, fielding its Kisan cell chairman Nana Patole from the Sakoli constituency....
03:34, 2019-10-04

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
13:51, 2019-06-02

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union......
02:51, 2019-06-17

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
20:51, 2019-05-28

Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu's fate Israelis will vote on Tuesday in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition following weeks of negotiations....
22:51, 2019-09-17

BCCI Polls, NADA Set To Be Discussed At CoA Meet: Reports Ending years of defiance, the BCCI last Friday agreed to come under the ambit of NADA following its CEO Rahul Johri's meeting with top sports ministry officials in New Delhi....
22:51, 2019-08-12

BJP Releases Final List For Haryana Assembly Polls The ruling BJP on Wednesday night announced the names of the remaining 12 candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, with the Gurgaon legislator being among four sitting MLAs denied tickets....
06:00, 2019-10-03

Simultaneous Polls Need Of The Hour: President Ram Nath Kovind Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Sri Lankan leader’s party to support Rajapaksa in polls Officials say Sri Lanka’s president will stay neutral in the upcoming presidential election but his party will back a breakaway party candidate, front-runner Gotabaya Rajapaksa...
12:00, 2019-10-09

| Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections....
20:51, 2019-09-17

Israel's Election Too Close to Call After First Exit Polls Neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his main rival commanded a majority after Israelis voted Tuesday, exit polls suggested, possibly opening a period of uncertainty over Israel’s next government as conflict flares between Iran and U.S. Mideast allies....
13:17, 2019-09-18

Israeli exit polls suggest setback for Netanyahu In an apparent setback, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to fall short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies in national elections, initial exit polls showed, putting his political future in question. (Sept. 17)        ...
13:51, 2019-09-18

Israel election too close to call: exit polls Exit polls show Netanyahu's Likud and the centrist Blue and White in a close tie. Neither party has enough seats with their allies to form a majority, raising the prospect of tough negotiations for a unity government....
05:17, 2019-09-18

Portugal heads to polls, Socialists set to remain in power Portugal's center-left Socialists are expected to retain power and win more parliament seats in general elections on Sunday, after four years of economic growth, but still fall short of an outright majority....
02:34, 2019-10-06

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
09:51, 2019-07-19

Indian National Lok Dal Releases Second List For Haryana Polls Haryana's regional outfit Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) today released the second and the last list of 17 candidates for the assembly elections scheduled for October 21....
15:17, 2019-10-04

Israeli election too close to call: exit polls Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on for days or weeks after exit polls following Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call....
23:51, 2019-09-17

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:51, 2019-07-21

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
04:00, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Albania polls close without feared clashes TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on disputed municipal elections in Albania (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Election Day clashes that were expected in Albania haven’t materialized so far as opposition supporters held only small, brief rallies. Independent analyst Lutfi Dervishi said of the munic...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Late-Night Hosts Are Afraid to Put Their Faith in Polls Again Surveys suggest President Trump’s in trouble, but as Jimmy Fallon put it: “If you want to know how much these polls matter, just ask President Hillary Clinton.”...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Polls close in Afghanistan presidential election: official Polling centers in a presidential election closed in Afghanistan on Saturday amid accusations that voting was flawed and the voter turn out was very thin, heightening fears that an unclear result could drive country into further chaos....
00:51, 2019-09-29

Tunisians prepare for the polls as unpredictable election looms Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday is the most unpredictable in its short experience of democracy, a contest with no overwhelming front-runner at a time of economic angst....
01:00, 2019-09-14

Austria’s Kurz, Leading in Polls, Looks Open to a Reunion With Far Right Four months after scandal imploded Sebastian Kurz’s coalition, the wunderkind conservative looks set to win again in Sunday’s election. Will he embrace the far right a second time?...
09:51, 2019-09-28

‘Tunisia’s Berlusconi’ the wild card as nation goes to the polls Jailed Nabil Karoui hopes to appeal to voters disillusioned by lack of progress since Arab springCampaigning ends on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against each other, including a media mogul running for office ...
21:51, 2019-09-13

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
14:17, 2019-05-26

Austria’s Kurz, Leading in Polls, Looks Open to Reunion With Far Right Four months after scandal imploded Sebastian Kurz’s coalition, the wunderkind conservative looks set to win again in Sunday’s election. Will he embrace the far right a second time?...
17:51, 2019-09-28

Poland’s ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country’s European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections...
17:51, 2019-05-27

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:51, 2019-06-16

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:34, 2019-06-16

AAP Issues First List Of 8 Nominees In Maharashtra Ahead of Polls The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released its first list of eight candidates for the October 21 assembly polls in Maharashtra, marking the Delhi-based outfit's debut in the assembly contest in the state....
01:51, 2019-09-25

The Latest: Polls open in Belgium in EU, national elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. (0700GMT) and the first estimates and exit polls were expected by 6 p.m. (1700GMT). In ...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Tunisia: Polls close in runoff presidential election Voting has ended in Tunisia's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring. Both finalists are political newbies: Nabil Karoui, a media tycoon recently freed from jail, and Kais Saied, an ex-law professor....
20:34, 2019-10-13

| 'Climate of fear': UN warns of Burundi atrocities before polls Burundi is at risk of a new wave of atrocities as it approaches next year's elections with an unresolved political crisis and a president who is increasingly portrayed as a "divine" ruler, UN investigators say....
22:17, 2019-09-04

JNU Student Body Polls Tomorrow, 6 Candidates In Fray The Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU) polls are being closely watched in the aftermath of various controversies to hit universities across the country in the recent past....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) behind former Vice President Joe Biden and America’s favorite H&R Block tax consu...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set to win a solid majority in an upper house election later this week, keeping alive his dream to revise Japan's pacifist constitution, a survey showed on Monday....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Joe Biden maintains substantial lead in latest 2020 polls Joe Biden holds a substantial lead over fellow Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders in two national polls released Wednesday. Voters gave the former vice president 32 percent support in a Quinnipiac survey, compared to 19 percent for Warren and 15 percent ...
19:00, 2019-08-28

Tunisia Polls Suggest Conservative Professor Wins Election A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings....
00:34, 2019-10-14

"Any Doubt?": Devendra Fadnavis On 2nd Term As Chief Minister After Polls Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reiterated today that the BJP and the Shiv Sena will contest next month's assembly election together. The Chief Minister also said he is confident that he......
14:34, 2019-09-21

Trump laments media coverage and polls ahead of 9/11 commemoration In the moments before President Donald Trump was set to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, his mind was decidedly elsewhere....
17:17, 2019-09-11

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Benjamin Netanyahu falling behind in Israel election exit polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s battle for political survival looked ready to continue for days or even weeks after Israeli exit polls released after Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call. The surveys by Israeli television stations showed Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud with 31-33 of...
21:51, 2019-09-17

Polls Within Congress For Leadership Posts "Essential": Shashi Tharoor It is essential to hold elections for most leadership posts in the Congress, including for the working committee membership, senior leader Shashi Tharoor has said, confident that the party, under......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Indian parties shun first Kashmir polls since change of status India's main opposition Congress said on Wednesday it would boycott local elections in Kashmir, joining two other parties in a setback for government efforts to restart political activity after it revoked the state's special status two months ago....
17:00, 2019-10-09

5.6 Lakh People Tweeted On Exit Polls In 24 Hours: Twitter As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said today....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Independent MLA, Lok Dal Leaders Join Congress Ahead Of Haryana Polls In a boost to the Congress ahead of assembly elections in Haryana, an Independent MLA and four Indian National Lok Dal leaders joined the party on Sunday in the presence of senior leaders....
02:51, 2019-09-16

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
02:34, 2019-07-07

'It’s all lies': Tunisia heads to the polls amid widespread disillusionment The economic crisis and security fears have dominated the presidential campaignSeven million Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday in the country’s second presidential election since its 2011 revolution, faced with a crowded list of candidates, uncertainty and widespread disillusion over the count...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Mayawati Calls Off Haryana Polls Tie-Up With Dushyant Chautala's Party In a late night development, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) called off its agreement with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janata Party for the upcoming Haryana Assembly election and decided to field......
06:00, 2019-09-07

| Tunisia heads to polls in keenly fought presidential contest Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million voters head to the polls to choose from a crowded field....
20:51, 2019-09-16

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
06:34, 2019-09-14

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Rahul Gandhi On "Holiday" Ahead Of Polls, Says Amit Shah BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for being on "holiday" during assembly elections and asked him to make his stand clear on the centre's decision to end special......
22:34, 2019-10-09

Biden camp warns rivals, says attacking former VP ‘not the way' to improve polls Joe Biden's campaign offered a warning to the former vice president's 2020 Democratic primary rivals after Thursday night’s debate: “Attacking Joe Biden is not the way to advance yourself in the polls.”...
10:34, 2019-09-13

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes, according to exit polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is set to be victorious in the parliamentary elections, exit polls say. The main opposition parties were still hoping to gain enough support to form a coalition government together....
21:34, 2019-10-13

Will Karnataka Need By-Polls? Disqualified MLAs' Case In Top Court Today Petitions challenging the disqualification of some of the 17 rebel MLAs of the Karnataka assembly - whose resignation led to the collapse of the Congress-HD Kumaraswamy's coalition government earlier......
07:34, 2019-09-17

Creating ''Talent Pool'' For 2021 West Bengal Polls: BJP Looking to consolidate the gains made in West Bengal in the Lok Sabha polls earlier this year, the BJP's state unit is creating a "talent pool" to identify candidates from among its cadre for the......
22:34, 2019-10-13

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
19:01, 2019-07-07

Zogby hits polls: ‘I do not hear anyone talking about impeachment’ in Midwest This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump facing several impeachment assaults but benefiting from one of the lowest unemployment rates on record....
21:00, 2019-10-05

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts have said his party could "achieve a dominating position" in parliament....
19:34, 2019-07-21

Spain's Socialist party would maintain lead, polls show Spain's Socialist party would win a November election and gain more seats, two polls showed on Sunday, but it would fall short of a majority and would still need support from other parties to form a government....
13:00, 2019-09-22

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
15:17, 2019-05-27

Austria Votes In Snap Polls, Conservatives Seen Heading New Coalition Austrians vote on Sunday in a snap parliamentary election that conservative leader Sebastian Kurz looks set to win, but he will still need a coalition partner to secure a majority and it remains......
07:51, 2019-09-29

Hope To Win 10 Seats For My Party In Maharashtra Polls: Ramdas Athawale Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday said he is hoping to get 10 seats for Republican Party of India (RPI) in the BJP-led alliance for Maharashtra Assembly elections....
00:00, 2019-09-23

Congress Announces Names For Remaining 6 Seats In Haryana Polls The Congress on Thursday announced the names of its remaining six candidates for the October 21 assembly polls in Haryana, hours after it released a list of 84 nominees....
14:00, 2019-10-03

Can't Quit, Will Contest Assembly Polls If Needed: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said that he will not quit politics until Punjab's number one position is "restored" and he may fight the next assembly polls, if needed....
17:17, 2019-09-24

Congress Releases List Of 84 Candidates For Haryana Assembly Polls The Congress late Wednesday night released its list for 84 candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections, fielding all its sitting MLAs except one....
06:00, 2019-10-03

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:34, 2019-07-22

UK's Brexit Party Triumphs In EU Polls As Mainstream Contenders Flounder Britain's two main parties were punished in the European elections, with results coming in on Monday showing that voters had rejected their handling of Brexit and turned to parties that were......
19:34, 2019-05-27

Case Against Madhya Pradesh BJP Leader Over 'India vs Pak Polls' Remark An FIR has been filed against senior BJP leader Gopal Bhargava on orders of the Election Commission for allegedly violating the model code of conduct with his remarks on the October 21 bypoll in......
12:00, 2019-10-01

National, Not State Polls, Alliance Continues, Says Congress In Karnataka The ruling coalition in Karnataka stands firm, the Congress declared today after an emergency meeting held to discuss the situation in the state following the BJP's stupendous victory in the national......
19:51, 2019-05-24

Sensex Surges Over 600 Points After BJP's Landslide Victory In 2019 Polls The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Index staged a sharp upmove a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Aliance (NDA) won an overwhelming majority in the recently concluded......
16:17, 2019-05-24

Trump's Embrace Of Conspiracy Theories Could Endanger 2020 Polls In US President Donald Trump's dogged refusal to acknowledge Russia's interference in the 2016 election and his embrace of bizarre conspiracy theories threatens to imperil the security of the 2020 contest....
01:34, 2019-10-02

Austria goes back to polls after 'Ibiza scandal' brought down government Centre-right former leader Sebastian Kurz poised to return to power Austria’s centre-right ex-chancellor Sebastian Kurz looks likely to return to power only four months after a video sting operation brought down his coalition government with the nationalist right.Kurz’s Austrian People’s party (ÖVP)...
14:00, 2019-09-27

Sacked BSF Soldier To Contest Haryana Polls Against Manohar Lal Khattar Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who had sought to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general elections, on Monday said he will contest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal......
17:00, 2019-09-30

No Change In Seat-Sharing For Maharashtra Polls, Says Uddhav Thackeray Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said there will be no change in the seat-sharing formula worked out with the BJP for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Austrian elections: exit polls show collapse in far-right support Sebastian Kurz likely to return as chancellor with party tipped for best result since 2002Support for Austria’s Freedom party (FPÖ) has plunged by more than a third as voters punished the far-right group in national elections for a corruption scandal that brought down the government.The former chanc...
20:17, 2019-09-29

Ahead Of Polls, "Pilgrimages" For Aaditya Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis With the Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray already on a 4,000-kilometre yatra of Maharashtra ahead of state elections, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis too has announced a massive tour that is going to......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments....
12:01, 2019-05-23

After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist challenger, Benny Gantz, appeared to be neck and neck as Israel’s second election in five months drew to a close Tuesday night....
05:17, 2019-09-18

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hardline allies....
06:17, 2019-09-18

Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race: polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call and the Israeli leader's decade-long grip on power slipping....
07:17, 2019-09-18

Afghanistan Presidential Polls Close Amid Allegations of Fraud (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s presidential polls closed Saturday amid fears that accusations of fraud and misconduct could overwhelm any election results, while insurgent attacks aimed at disrupting voting in the country’s north and south caused dozens of casualties. An upsu...
00:17, 2019-09-29

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Aaditya Thackeray To Debut In Maharashtra Polls, 1st In Family To Contest Aaditya Thackeray, the son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, is set to debut in the October 21 Maharashtra election and become the first of his family to contest polls. The young Sena leader will......
08:51, 2019-09-30

Congress Appoints 5 Election In-Charges For Maharashtra Assembly Polls The Congress party appointed five election in-charges, including general secretary Mukul Wasnik, on Thursday for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Afghanistan polls close after day of violence, fraud claims and chaos Bomb wounds 15, despite 70,000 police and troops at polling stations, and turnout set to be lowAfghanistan’s presidential polls have closed amid accusations of fraud and misconduct. Insurgent attacks aimed at disrupting voting in the country’s north and south caused dozens of casualties.An upsurge i...
00:51, 2019-09-29

Manohar Lal Khattar Confident Of BJP Crossing 75-Mark In Haryana Polls Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the Opposition is "divided" in the state and exuded confidence that the BJP will win over 75 of the total 90 seats in the next month's......
20:34, 2019-09-21

Canada's Trudeau loses a little ground in first polls since blackface scandal Canada's Liberal Party lost a little ground to rival Conservatives after bombshell images of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface emerged this week, according to two polls published on Saturday....
22:00, 2019-09-21

Congress Releases Second Candidates' List For Maharashtra Assembly Polls The Congress released its second list of 52 candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Tuesday. The party has fielded former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan from the Karad South......
02:34, 2019-10-02

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions sold nowadays are what’s called ‘sm...
18:17, 2019-06-03

Trump discounts polls that show him trailing ‘Motley Crew’ of Democrats President Trump on Monday discounted polls showing him trailing the “Motley Crew” of Democratic presidential hopefuls. “Only Fake Polls show us behind the Motley Crew. We are looking really good, but it is far too early to be focused on that​,” he wrote on Twitter. “Muc...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
03:17, 2019-07-01

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-08-02

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
06:01, 2019-06-14

Congress's Bhupinder Hooda, After Havan, Files Haryana Polls Nomination Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today performed a havan before filing his nomination to contest the October 21 state election. The Congress leader, his wife and relatives were seen......
15:17, 2019-10-04

Worked For People; Will Cross 75-Mark In State Polls: Manohar Lal Khattar Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here on Sunday expressed confidence that the BJP will cross the 75-mark in the upcoming assembly polls in the state....
19:34, 2019-09-08

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogendra Yadav said today....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Congress Dissolves Odisha Unit, State Committees Constituted For Polls The Congress on Monday announced dissolution of the Odisha unit and also of all state committees constituted for the recently held assembly and Lok Sabha polls....
22:17, 2019-08-26

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
01:51, 2019-08-25

ABVP Releases List Of 10 Candidates For Delhi University Polls Next Month The RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Thursday announced the names of 10 probable candidates for the Delhi University Students' Union polls next month....
04:51, 2019-08-23

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
16:51, 2019-07-05

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
17:00, 2019-06-22

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
21:51, 2019-06-11

Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani leads Mauritania presidential polls It was the first time Mauritanians cast their ballots to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
19:17, 2019-06-05

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly election in the state....
06:34, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Exit polls show Abe’s ruling bloc wins elections Exit polls show Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is certain to secure the majority of 124 seats contested in upper house elections...
13:51, 2019-07-21

Nitish Kumar Authorises Party's Jharkhand Unit To Take Decisions On Polls Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Saturday authorised the party's Jharkhand unit to take all the decisions related to the Assembly election due to be held by the end of this year....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Britain May See Snap Polls As Boris Johnson Suffers Big Parliament Defeat Britain may be headed toward new elections after rebel lawmakers served Prime Minister Boris Johnson a devastating loss Tuesday on his first key Brexit vote....
05:51, 2019-09-04

Sharad Pawar's Party Releases List Of Campaigners For Maharashtra Polls Maharashtra Polls 2019: The NCP on Saturday released a list of its 40 star campaigners for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly election, with party chief Sharad Pawar being at the forefront....
17:00, 2019-10-05

"Was Like Losing To Corrupt Human Tornado": Hillary Clinton On 2016 Polls Hillary Clinton dismissed President Donald Trump as an "illegitimate president" and suggested that "he knows" that he stole the 2016 presidential election in a CBS News interview to be aired Sunday....
03:34, 2019-09-27

| Anti-establishment figures claim first round wins in Tunisia polls Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claim to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring....
10:51, 2019-09-16

Tunisian exit polls suggest shock victory for political outsiders Kaïs Saïed and media mogul Nabil Karoui appear to have taken the top two spots and will progress to a runoffThe first exit polls in Tunisia’s presidential elections suggest a shock victory for two political outsiders, law professor Kaïs Saïed and media mogul Nabil Karoui, who is on remand in prison ...
11:17, 2019-09-16

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
11:17, 2019-06-02

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
19:34, 2019-05-22

Ashok Tanwar, Ex-Haryana Congress Chief, Resigns From Party Before Polls Sulking Haryana Congress leader Ashok Tanwar, who was removed as the party's state chief last month, has resigned from the Congress just two weeks before state elections....
11:34, 2019-10-05

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
03:34, 2019-06-02

Afghanistan election: polls open amid reports of sporadic violence Low turnout expected due to insurgent threats on polling stations and widespread apathyAfghans went to the polls to choose a president on Saturday, but turnout is expected to be low because of insurgent threats on polling stations, the impact of two decades of electoral fraud and widespread disillus...
17:51, 2019-09-28

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
22:34, 2019-05-21

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Hungary polls: PM Orban's Fidesz party faces tough challenge A more unified opposition and the sex scandal of one Hungary's best known mayors could hamper Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party's smooth sailing in local elections....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Situation Changing In Haryana: Sukhbir Singh Badal Ahead Of Polls In a veiled attack on the ruling BJP in Haryana, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal today said those who are expecting to form the next government in the state will sit in the opposition....
22:34, 2019-10-13

Polls close in Israeli election with Netanyahu’s political fate in the balance The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
23:51, 2019-09-17

Devendra Fadnavis To Contest From Nagpur South West In Maharashtra Polls The BJP announced the names of 125 candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls on Tuesday and said it will contest the election in an alliance with the Shiv Sena and some smaller parties....
12:00, 2019-10-01

Bolivian election polls show opposition reeling in President Morales Bolivian opposition candidates are closing in on President Evo Morales in polls ahead of a general election later this month, with Latin America's longest continuous standing leader possibly being edged out in a second round run-off....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Olympic Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt To Join BJP Ahead Of Haryana Polls Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013, is expected to join the BJP shortly, ahead of Assembly elections in Haryana next month...
17:34, 2019-09-25

Justin Trudeau Calls For Canadian Polls In October, Dissolves Parliament Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off a challenging six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday and immediately faced new questions about a nagging ethics scandal that could cut support for......
21:51, 2019-09-11

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
12:34, 2019-05-22

Aaditya Thackeray To Make Debut In Maharashtra Polls From Worli: Report Capping days of speculation, the Shiv Sena on Sunday said it has decided to field Aaditya Thackeray, the elder son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, from the Worli assembly constituency in Mumbai....
08:17, 2019-09-30

Why is Joe Biden leading the polls? Because electability is a real thing | Lloyd Green The former vice-president is a mainstream economic liberal, not a wild-eyed would-be revolutionary, and that’s reassuring in a Trumpian worldJoe Biden sits squarely atop an unwieldy Democratic presidential field, and is the only challenger who appears comfortably competitive when paired against Dona...
12:51, 2019-09-12

| Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli premier's record long rule....
20:34, 2019-09-19

Maharashtra Polls: Eknath Khadse's Daughter Rohini To Contest Muktainagar The Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP today released its fourth list of seven candidates for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly election, dropping senior leader Eknath Khadse and cabinet minister Vinod......
09:34, 2019-10-04

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
06:00, 2019-06-04

Ahead Of Haryana Polls, Leader From OP Chautala's Party Joins Congress In a setback to Om Prakash Chautala's Indian National Lok Dal, days before the October 21 Haryana Assembly polls, party MP Charanjeet Singh Rori joined the Congress on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-10-08

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Canada Polls: After Threat, Justin Trudeau Wears Bulletproof Vest Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest and was surrounded by heavy security during an election campaign rally after receiving a security threat, sources told the national broadcaster....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Ram Vilas Paswan Goes Off Script On Nitish Kumar's Role In Bihar Polls Assembly elections in Bihar more than a year away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is facing pressure from allies like Lok Janashakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan. The moves give an appearance of a proxy......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Nationalist Congress Party Plans Maharashtra Tour Ahead Of State Polls Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the NCP will take out its own yatra, the opposition party's answer to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray's respective mass......
19:34, 2019-08-01

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in year's second election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and its hard-line allies falling well short of securing a parliamentary majority in the Jewish state's second general election in five months....
18:17, 2019-09-18

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
08:51, 2019-07-22

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Trudeau plays up policy changes after blackface scandal but Conservatives gain momentum in polls As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tries to lure Canadian voters with climate and tax-related policy changes ahead of a national election in October, the fallout of the blackface scandal continues to dog him, and some polls showed Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer taking the lead on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-09-25

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Blackface damages Trudeau at polls as he vows lower taxes, cellphone costs Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday worked to start putting last week’s blackface scandal behind him and focused on policies he said he’d pursue if reelected,  including lower cellphone costs and a middle-class tax cut, according to reports....
07:34, 2019-09-23

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
20:51, 2019-07-05

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:51, 2019-06-18

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lose....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coalition and could see Salvini's party move from a coalition partner to Italy’s sole governing party....
20:17, 2019-08-09

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight edge over Trump in a hypothetical 2020 general elect...
23:00, 2019-06-05

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
07:01, 2019-06-19

Tunisia election: exit polls point to landslide win for 'Robocop' Kais Saied Thousands take to streets after two polls give conservative academic more than 70% of the votePolitical outsider Kais Saied has thanked the country’s young people “for turning a new page” in Tunisia after exit polls pointed to a landslide victory for the conservative academic in a presidential runof...
02:34, 2019-10-14

Canada's Trudeau resumes campaign as polls show damage from blackface photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned to the campaign trail on Sunday in his bid for re-election in October as polls showed his ruling Liberals starting to suffer with voters after photos emerged of him in blackface....
17:17, 2019-09-22

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the......
06:01, 2019-07-21

Dalit Leader Prakash Ambedkar Warns Sharad Pawar Ahead Of State Polls Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar Tuesday claimed that at least 10 MLAs of the Nationalist Congress Party are in touch with his Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) front in view of the upcoming assembly......
12:51, 2019-06-04

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “meaningless” now....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades....
05:00, 2019-05-27

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
09:17, 2019-07-03

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questions facing Europe, writes Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe....
15:00, 2019-05-25

New polls show Americans support impeachment inquiry but aren't sold on removing Trump A majority of Americans say they support House Democrat's move to start an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll released Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-10-09

With Democratic debate deadline looming, two polls show no bump for bottom-tier candidates Two national opinion polls of the 21 Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination released on Wednesday did not show any of the candidates at the back of the crowded pack picking up enough support to qualify for the next debate in September....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Joe Biden’s dominating the early polls, but his biggest strength will be put to the test at the first Democratic debates this month AP Photo/Paul Vernon Former Vice President Joe Biden is currently leading the early Democratic primary polls, partially thanks to his perceived strength against President Donald Trump. Biden is largely succeeding because other candidates are not perceived to be nearly as electable as he. But once o...
13:51, 2019-06-04

Warren surges to tie Biden for 2020 Dem nomination lead, as Sanders sinks to distant 3rd in latest polls A slew of polls in recent days indicate the battle for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination is now a two-candidate face-off between former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders slips to a distant third....
18:00, 2019-09-25

European elections 2019: French exit polls show narrow victory for Le Pen's far-right party Marine Le Pen's far-right party has edged just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance in French exit polls for the European elections....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
08:51, 2019-05-22

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
15:34, 2019-06-18

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-05-22

RNC Chairwoman on Trump 2020 chances: 'Way too early' to check polls, Scott Walker was 'leading' in 2015 President Trump's slumping support in some hypothetical 2020 matchups is not cause for concern as the election approaches, according to the RNC chairwoman....
02:34, 2019-06-18

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after exit polls show no clear winner in Israel vote Exit polls in Israel's do-over election indicate no clear winner. The fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
22:51, 2019-09-17

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest As counting gets underway in Israel's unprecedented repeat general election, exit poll projections show the country's longest-serving Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former military chief, Benny Gantz, locked in a tight race....
01:51, 2019-09-18

Joe Manchin skips run for governor Joe Manchin will not run for governor of West Virginia in 2020, the Democratic senator announced Tuesday. The decision is likely to be a relief to Democrats, who would struggle to hold on to the seat in the future, and keeps one of the few remaining centrists in the Senate. The move comes after m...
04:51, 2019-09-04

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
14:17, 2019-08-22

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
12:34, 2019-05-22

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
14:17, 2019-08-23

"Don't Know About Tomorrow But Nothing To Worry Today": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that while he cannot predict the fate of the state's special status, there was "nothing to worry" about for now. The remark came hours after......
21:17, 2019-08-03

Rivals for Kentucky governor both have work to do FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The winning candidates for Kentucky governor drew just a fraction of the state’s voters in party primaries this week, a signal that both have lots of work to do in what will likely be a brutal general election campaign. Barely half of Republicans casting votes Tuesday cho...
19:17, 2019-05-23

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
04:51, 2019-08-06

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
10:34, 2019-07-17

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymukhamedov was named the governor of Ahal province in...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Urged to 'do something,' Ohio governor backs 'red flag' law Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Tuesday proposed a "red flag" law that would allow authorities to take guns away from people who may harm themselves or others, responding to pressure for him to "do something" after a mass shooting in Dayton that killed nine people....
18:00, 2019-08-06

"No Knowledge Of Change In Constitutional Provisions": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today conveyed to a National Conference delegation that the state has no knowledge of any changes in the Constitutional provisions and assured that the......
16:51, 2019-08-03

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his position....
08:51, 2019-08-03

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
14:51, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
18:17, 2019-07-24

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party. Protesters said they ...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Kashmiri Leaders "Will Be Released One By One": Adviser To J&K Governor Political leaders in Kashmir, who have been under house arrest for more than 50 days, will be released, but in a phased manner, an adviser to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said today....
14:00, 2019-10-03

"No Such Demand From Government": RBI Governor On 30,000 Crores 'Payout' The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said the government has not dropped in any request for an interim dividend payout of Rs 30,000 crore, after the centre's recent move to cut corporate tax raised......
10:34, 2019-10-04

"Seen It Only In Media": RBI Governor On Rs 30,000 Crore Reported Payout The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said the government has not dropped in any request for an interim dividend payout of Rs 30,000 crore, after the centre's recent move to cut corporate tax raised......
12:51, 2019-10-04

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
04:51, 2019-08-08

"If There's No Phone For 10 Days, So Be It": J&K Governor Defends Move Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today claimed that there is no shortage of essential commodities and said the lack of communication lines is a better option than loss of lives. Jammu and......
17:00, 2019-08-25

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)        ...
06:17, 2019-09-04

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitley was returning to their office as a special advi...
04:34, 2019-06-01

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
19:34, 2019-06-03

"Make J&K Shine" Was Brief from PM, Says Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said his instruction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to create a "shining" place where people from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir would also wish to......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
15:51, 2019-08-08

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
06:51, 2019-07-04

Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
17:17, 2019-08-22

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
06:34, 2019-09-10

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Israel election result: Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for survival could stretch on for days as exit polls show vote too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival last night looked set to stretch on for days after the Israel election exit polls showed the race was too close to call....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Lara Trump unfazed by 2020 polls putting Trump behind Dems in Texas, Michigan President Trump's 2020 campaign senior adviser and daughter-in-law, Lara, said there are no worries about new polls raising some questions about his re-election prospects....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature,...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he would not run against the president for the party’s nomination. Relate...
23:34, 2019-06-01

Longer They Stay In, More Votes To Win: J&K Governor On Arrested Leaders Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the centre's decision to revoke its special status and bifurcate it into two distinct union territories was taken for the betterment of the......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Mississippi Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for Governor Tuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act....
22:00, 2019-08-27

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
20:34, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
04:51, 2019-07-22

Rahul Gandhi Playing Politics Over My Invitation: J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday accused Rahul Gandhi of playing politics over his invitation to visit the Valley, saying he just wanted to refrain him from making "baseless......
07:34, 2019-08-27

California Governor Signs Plan to Let N.C.A.A. Athletes Be Paid Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to allow college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsements. The measure, the first of its kind, threatens the business model of college sports....
21:34, 2019-09-30

California Governor Will Sign Plan to Let N.C.A.A. Athletes Be Paid Gov. Gavin Newsom said he backed a bill to allow college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsements. The measure, the first of its kind, threatens the business model of college sports....
16:00, 2019-09-30

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Governor’s Office: Support Exists For Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July first, many groups will face a huge pension cost spike if lawmakers don’t pass a new bill in special session. Governor Matt Bevin has been working for weeks now trying to get votes needed to pass the bill and his office said they now have what they need. ...
22:34, 2019-06-20

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test that determi......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Ricky Martin wants Puerto Rico Governor Rossello out Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for reelection as governor of Puerto Rico — but he also won't resign. The US territory is seething after chats leaked that show the governor and associates insulting Puerto Ricans....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-07-11

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
02:01, 2019-07-11

Tate Reeves wins GOP's Mississippi runoff for governor Three weeks after being forced into a runoff election, Mississippi Republicans chose Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to be their nominee in the upcoming gubernatorial race....
22:34, 2019-08-28

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is “so excited to spend...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Manchin Won’t Run for West Virginia Governor; Will Stay in Senate The announcement by Joe Manchin III, a rare moderate Democrat in the Senate, brought relief to party leaders who feared losing his seat to Republicans if he stepped down....
09:51, 2019-09-04

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
05:51, 2019-07-18

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
20:51, 2019-09-04

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
12:00, 2019-09-14

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana governor says he knows some people were disappointed tha...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were forecast, but he urged residents to be cautious as they ventured outside. (July 15)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
05:17, 2019-06-04

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
02:17, 2019-06-05

J&K Governor Asks Officials To Reach Out To People, Address Their Needs Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed Deputy Commissioners in the Kashmir Valley to reach out to the people to take stock of their requirements relating to ration, medicines and......
14:17, 2019-08-09

CBI Seeks To Summon Former Rajasthan Governor In Babri Case Moving swiftly after his term as Rajasthan Governor ended, the CBI on Monday approached a court in Lucknow for summoning Kalyan Singh to face trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Mr Singh, who......
00:00, 2019-09-10

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to the task and has been active in helping respond t...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Lesbos governor criticises his own 'awful' migrant camps The governor of the Greek island of Lesbos has told Sky News he is ashamed of the conditions asylum seekers and migrants are being kept in while they wait for their claims to be processed....
03:51, 2019-10-05

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth—Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at Auburn University....
15:34, 2019-08-30

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
04:00, 2019-07-13

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
07:17, 2019-07-13

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring legislative session, Democrats argued that forcing fe...
01:01, 2019-06-29

Acharya Devvrat Takes Oath As New Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat was on Monday sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat.Mr Devvrat, 60, was administered the oath of office by Gujarat High Court's acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave at a function held......
16:17, 2019-07-22

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
11:34, 2019-07-13

California Is a Governor's Signature Away From Decriminalizing Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
17:34, 2019-06-28

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
01:34, 2019-06-20

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
20:01, 2019-07-18

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-07-10

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
05:51, 2019-08-08

California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change....
21:51, 2019-09-23

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
14:34, 2019-07-07

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-22

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
03:51, 2019-08-03

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe rumours" that are circulating in the Kashmir Valley......
01:51, 2019-08-03

Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment probe Vermont's Phil Scott became the first Republican governor to support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Massachusetts Republican Governor Charlie Baker said the proper responsibility for Congress is to investigate. (Sept. 27)        ...
11:51, 2019-09-27

Bus fire in northwestern Turkey kills 5, injures 15 - governor Five people, including one child, were killed and 15 others were wounded when a bus in northwestern Turkey caught fire on Friday, the province's governor was quoted as saying, adding that the cause of the fire was not immediately clear....
19:17, 2019-08-02

The Latest: Governor lays flowers at Pulse nightclub ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his wife have laid flowers at the gay nightclub where 49 club-goers were massacred three years ago on “Latin night.” DeSantis and his wife, ...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigned. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as the governor of Puerto Rico and named a former congressman as his successor, but experts say that the Puerto Rican Supreme Court may ultimately weigh in on the succession. Rosselló is stepping down after mass protests following allegations of rampant co...
06:17, 2019-08-03

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. The gove...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Louisiana's Democratic governor will face run-off election against Republican Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, will face a Republican businessman in a run-off vote on Nov. 16 after failing to secure outright victory in an election on Saturday....
19:17, 2019-10-13

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
04:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico braces for more protests against latest governor Puerto Ricans are bracing for more political turmoil as the third governor in a week takes charge of the U.S. territory still divided over who should lead the economically struggling island of 3.2 million people...
07:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Ricardo Rossello....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Pennsylvania governor calls for legalization of recreational marijuana Gov. Tom Wolf wants the Pennsylvania General Assembly to begin serious debate on legalizing regulated recreational marijuana for adults.        ...
08:51, 2019-09-26

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday, after the southern part of the state was hit by a second significan...
21:17, 2019-07-06

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
11:34, 2019-06-23

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U.S. territory, who said on Thursday she has no plans to resign....
05:00, 2019-08-09

J&K Governor Proposes Opening Kargil War Hotspots For Trekking Twenty years after Tiger Hills in Kargil became a household name in the entire nation, the hill might soon be opened for the general public as a tourist destination....
00:17, 2019-08-02

"Will Send You Plane, Come Here, Observe": J&K Governor To Rahul Gandhi Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday hit out at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that there have been reports of violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Malik said he will send an aircraft for......
01:51, 2019-08-13

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes money for the Texas Department of Public Safety to p...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
10:00, 2019-08-19

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings derailed his administration....
03:01, 2019-07-25

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of their governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign today. After a leak of messages between the governor and his inner circle, Rosselló is being held accountable for a series of personal attacks on gover...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs....
08:34, 2019-08-20

| Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resignation of the US territory's embattled governor....
03:34, 2019-07-24

After Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram", Meghalaya Governor's Reply Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday slammed Nobel laureate Amartya Sen over his remark that "Jai Shri Ram" sloganis used nowadays to beat up people across the country and it has no association......
07:00, 2019-07-08

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:34, 2019-07-10

Choice of Puerto Rico governor’s successor delayed Puerto Rico’s governing party is in full-blown crisis, with the confirmation of the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló delayed into next week...
23:00, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico's new governor is challenged in court: newspaper The legitimacy of Puerto Rico's newly-installed governor has been challenged in court, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, adding further drama to who will lead the U.S. territory after weeks of protests....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election. The post Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Exit polls show France's far-right on top in EU vote in France Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party won the most votes in the European Parliament election in France, two exit polls showed on Sunday, in an upset to the domestic and European ambitions of President Emmanuel Macron....
20:34, 2019-05-26

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil line from Canada as an environmental threat....
21:51, 2019-07-01

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media...
06:17, 2019-07-11

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Former Democratic Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans need to do right now. Mr. Adelson has a First Amendme...
21:34, 2019-07-15

Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after nearly two weeks of widespread protests sparked by the publication of offensive chat messages with advisers, several of whom have already stepped down, according to reports. The embattled governor plans to deliver a farewell ann...
14:34, 2019-07-24

Tennessee governor's ‘day of prayer and fasting’ under fire from atheist group The governor of Tennessee declared Thursday as a "day of prayer, humility, and fasting" for the Volunteer State, but an atheist group is claiming the initiative is a "disservice to the Constitution."...
20:17, 2019-10-10

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil rights groups....
06:00, 2019-06-29

Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Cas Mudde Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budgetWe rarely devote much attention to what happens in the largest state of the US. No, not Texas – Alaska, which is bigger, geographically, than the next three states combined (Texas, California and Montan...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Keep a conservative Democrat governor or go Republican? Louisiana voters decide Louisiana voters were casting ballots on Saturday in the governor's race, with U.S. President Donald Trump urging people to choose one of two Republicans in the race to force a run-off election against incumbent John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat....
00:51, 2019-10-13

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
19:51, 2019-07-05

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
00:51, 2019-07-08

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
09:34, 2019-07-05

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into election runoff Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone on 16 November in ruby red stateLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards told supporters to brace for a barrage of national Republican efforts trying to unseat him, in the five weeks leading to a runoff election.The deep...
02:34, 2019-10-14

Louisiana's Democratic governor battles to avoid runoff election John Bel Edwards must secure 50% of vote in Saturday’s pollRepublicans Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone lead challengeLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards is fighting to hang on to a rare Democratic bridgehead in the deep south, against a national Republican offensive aimed at forcing him into a run-o...
18:00, 2019-10-12

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from teachers. Justice had expressed support for the measure. The measure allows for a staggered impleme...
00:00, 2019-06-29

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, but voiced c...
16:17, 2019-07-07

Four dead, 13 injured in Turkey's southeast after blast: governor office Four people were killed and 13 were badly wounded in southeast Turkey after improvised explosives placed on a road detonated as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, the Diyarbakir governor's office said on Thursday....
21:17, 2019-09-12

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dead at 76 Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who led her state during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. ...
07:34, 2019-08-19

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
22:34, 2019-08-16

New Mexico governor introduces plan for free college tuition It has become a campaign promise made by just about every Democratic candidate in the running for president. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a plan of her own on Wednesday that will allow residents of the state to attend public college tuition-free. The governor announced the pl...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Former Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh Summoned In Babri Case A special CBI court on Saturday issued summons to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BJP leader Kalyan Singh, directing him to appear before it on September 27 in connection with the Babri Masjid......
09:00, 2019-09-22

"Need Freedom To Travel, Not Plane": Rahul Gandhi's RSVP To J&K Governor Rahul Gandhi today responded to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's invitation to him to visit Jammu and Kashmir and "observe" before speaking about violence in the state. The Congress leader......
11:51, 2019-08-13

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
23:51, 2019-08-08

Wisconsin governor sued for barring conservative journalists from briefing A conservative think tank Wisconsin is suing the state’s governor, Tony Evers, amid allegations that his administration has denied journalists working for the group’s new service access to a budget press briefing and refused to add its reporters to the governor’s press list....
21:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
09:34, 2019-08-08