Lawsuit accuses Oakland city officials of cover-up, files to overturn mayoral election
A petition filed in Alameda County alleges the mayoral election of Oakland is invalid and needs to be redone after a series of mistakes, coverups, and violations, petitioners said Friday.
Trial set for next month to determine winner of OUSD school board race
A trial has been set for next month to determine who will occupy the District 4 seat on the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education after an error by the county registrar of voters' office put the outcome into dispute, an Alameda County Superior Court judge said at a hearing Friday.
Recount requested in Oakland's mayor's race, among others
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors plans to request the registrar’s office hold a recount in four races, including the Oakland mayor's race.
Election error that flipped Oakland school board race goes to court
Nick Resnick and Mike Hutchinson have both lawyered up claiming an Oakland Unified School District board seat, with inauguration scheduled for Monday.
Election error in Alameda County names new winner in District 4 race
A stunning twist in the Oakland School Board race. Mike Hutchinson – who thought he lost his race in District 4 - actually won. The Alameda County Registrar of Voters revealed an error in the tabulation process that would have moved Hutchinson from third place to first.
Rep.-elect George Santos admits lying about background
Republican George Santos, who flipped a U.S. House seat in New York from blue to red, has admitted to making up key aspects of his educational, professional, and personal background.
Kari Lake election lawsuit: Sanctions denied, but more than $33K awarded to Katie Hobbs
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson rejected Kari Lake's claim that problems with ballot printers at some polling places on Election Day were the result of intentional misconduct. Since the ruling, lawyers representing Maricopa County and Katie Hobbs have filed a Motion for Sanctions against the defeated GOP candidate for Arizona governor.
Kari Lake loses 2022 election lawsuit against Katie Hobbs
During a two-day trial, Kari lake presented her case for why election results in Arizona's gubernatorial race should be overturned.
So long, California: Major county votes to study secession
The November elections saw Californians continue to embrace progressive leadership, but voters in one of the state’s most populous counties are so frustrated with this political direction that they voted to consider seceding and forming their own state.
Kari Lake files 70-page lawsuit against top Arizona election officials
Kari Lake filed a lawsuit against several top election officials in Arizona on Friday just days following the certification of the 2022 election in which she lost her bid to become governor.
Recount confirms Lauren Boebert narrowly held her House seat
Democrat challenger Adam Frisch netted a total of four votes in the recount, far from enough to close a 500-plus vote gap with Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert.
Maxwell Frost, first Gen Z congressman from Florida, denied D.C. apartment over bad credit
Gen-Z Florida Democratic congressman Maxwell Frost came to Twitter to express his struggles with trying to find housing in D.C. as he awaits his new salary to kick in.
Herschel Walker's son blasts father, Georgia Republicans after Senate loss
Christian Walker, the estranged son of Herschel Walker, took to Twitter to harshly criticize his father and the GOP following the loss of the Georgia Senate runoff. "You ran this man mainly because he was the same skin color as his opponent."
What Warnock's victory means for Georgia, Senate Democrats
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock’s win over Republican challenger Herschel Walker in Georgia means Democrats now add to their majority in the Senate, which “makes a big difference.” Here’s why.
Warnock claims victory in Senate runoff race
Sen. Raphael Warnock claimed victory late Tuesday night in a tight runoff race for U.S. Senate. Warnock beat out Republican challenger Herschel Walker, a Georgia football legend.
GOP’s Duarte takes California Central Valley US House seat
Republican John Duarte defeated Democrat Adam Gray on Friday in a new California U.S. House district in the Central Valley farm belt that produced the closest congressional contest in the state this year.
Richmond City Council race ends in tie; winner to be chosen in drawing
A tiebreaker is needed in a Richmond City Council race after candidates Andrew Butt and Cedar Zepeda both received the exactly same number of votes.
Man arrested for shooting teen who was campaigning for Raphael Warnock, police say
The Savannah Police Department said officers arrested a 42-year-old man accused of shooting a 15-year-old boy, who was campaigning for Sen. Raphael Warnock.
Mary Peltola becomes 1st Alaska Native in Congress
Mary Peltola, who is Yup’ik, defeated Republicans including Sarah Palin for the House seat to become the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress.
Post-midterms, some states might think twice about strict abortion bans
Even after their gains this month, Democrats lack the power to codify abortion rights into federal law.