Local elections

New Hampshire officials confident they’ll avoid Iowa chaos

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire voters rarely rubber-stamp the results of the Iowa caucuses. And they won't follow the lead of Iowa's chaotic caucuses w...
22:11 6 February 2022

The Latest: Warren assures supporters a woman can win

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):
22:46 2 February 2022

FBI plans to notify states about local election breaches

WASHINGTON — The FBI, in a change of policy, is committing to inform state officials if local election systems have been breached, federal officials s...
21:40 16 January 2022

Taiwan leader gets election boost from unlikely place: China

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A year ago, Taiwan's leader was on the ropes. Then she got a boost from an unexpected corner: Chinese President Xi Jinping.
3:56 9 January 2022

States are on front lines of 2020 election-security efforts

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Inside a hotel ballroom near the nation’s capital, a U.S. Army officer with battlefield experience told 120 state and local electio...
18:38 26 December 2022

Voting site reopened in Georgia after grassroots fight

HAZLEHURST, Ga. — When local election officials shut down a polling site in a predominantly black area of a rural Georgia county, displaced voters cou...
13:27 7 December 2021

Hong Kong elders, youths vow to keep up pro-democracy fight

HONG KONG — Hundreds of silver-haired activists have joined young protesters for a unity rally at a Hong Kong park, vowing that their monthslong movem...
8:44 30 November 2021

Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections

HONG KONG — Partial returns early Monday from Hong Kong’s local elections showed that pro-democracy candidates won more than a third of the seats in b...
20:03 24 November 2021

Hong Kong court reinstates mask ban ahead of elections

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Friday suspended its decision to strike down a government ban on wearing face masks at protests, allowing police to e...
11:42 22 November 2021

Hong Kong protesters issue demands, begin leaving university

HONG KONG — Protesters who had barricaded themselves in a Hong Kong university this week began to leave Friday after partially clearing a road they ha...
10:07 15 November 2021

Report: Election vendors are ‘prime targets,’ need oversight

ATLANTA — The private companies that make voting equipment and build and maintain voter registration databases lack any meaningful federal oversight d...
11:04 12 November 2021