Senate race

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Lawsuit asks judge to push back recount deadline

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— The Latest on the Florida recount of its Senate and governor elections (all times local): 4:45 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and a Democratic campaign committee are filing another lawsuit related to the ongoing recount of the U.S. Senate race in Florida. Lawyers for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Nelson filed … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Lawsuit asks judge to push back recount deadline

Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots. But as the Democrat in the tight U.S. Senate race there jumped into the lead in the latest results some Republicans have raised baseless allegations of fraud. The most prominent is President Donald Trump. On Friday morning he suggested there was something sinister about … Continue reading Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected Republican demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state’s most populous county. Judge Margaret R. Mahoney said it was too soon to require Maricopa and other counties to … Continue reading PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump wall stops Florida’s blue wave

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Democrats tried something new and got the same result, losing the sixth straight governor’s race, possibly losing all three statewide offices on Tuesday’s ballot and winding up with a Senate race that’s too close to call. In short, the Democrats’ blue wave hit President Donald Trump’s figurative red wall, and once … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump wall stops Florida’s blue wave

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Fractious Arizona Senate race heads into final hours

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Republican Rep. Martha McSally barnstormed rural Arizona on Monday while Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema dashed around its urban core in Phoenix as the congresswomen tried to drum up every last vote in the final day of their neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race. The candidates’ itinerary and rhetoric was a microcosm of their contest, with … Continue reading FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. | Fractious Arizona Senate race heads into final hours

AUSTIN, Texas | Texas turnout high as Cruz, O’Rourke end close Senate race

AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke are working their way home at the end of one of the most closely watched races of the 2018 midterms. Cruz’s last rally Monday is set near his hometown of Houston. O’Rourke is heading to El Paso to finish an underdog campaign that … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Texas turnout high as Cruz, O’Rourke end close Senate race

ELKO, Nev. | Trump, Biden campaign on opposite sides of Nev. Senate race

ELKO, Nev. — Campaigning on opposite sides of a pivotal Senate race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to party loyalists in Nevada as early voting began Saturday in the state. Wrapping up a three-day visit to Western states with midday rally in rural Elko, Trump lent support for Dean Heller, … Continue reading ELKO, Nev. | Trump, Biden campaign on opposite sides of Nev. Senate race