A successful Dallas businessman pledging to spend in the seven figures out of his own bank account to run for governor in 2018 should be a great get for Texas Democrats. Yet the party doesn’t seem to be getting behind Jeffrey Payne, whose business happens to be a gay bar.
Former President Barack Obama’s face is back on the campaign trail, this time in Germany, where his image is being used on posters to promote the reelection of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The two parties competing for the Kenyan presidency agreed on Friday to hold new elections within 60 days after the country’s top court nullified the election of the sitting president over concerns of meddling, a first in African history.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took off Monday for a family vacation in Rhode Island just days after he convinced the city’s Campaign Finance Board to award him an additional $1.6 million in public matching funds for what he called a tough reelection fight.
State officials from California, Kentucky, and Virginia said Thursday that they will not fulfill a request for voter data from President Donald Trump’s commission on election integrity.
Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam is taking heat from his Republican opponent and local editorial boards for his decision to accept only three debates with Ed Gillespie—fewer debates than he agreed to for the Democratic primary.
In the wake of the Democratic Party’s Tuesday defeats, a progressive group acting to reshape the party is warning leaders to avoid “another billion-dollar blunder” by abandoning attempts to win over white working-class voters and stop taking black voters for granted.
Republican Ralph Norman has won the special election to fill the vacated seat for South Carolina’s fifth congressional district.
A data analytics contractor hired by the Republican National Committee exposed unsecured information about millions of potential voters to the internet without security, leaving it accessible to anyone to download without a password.