Election 2022

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 11: Election workers open mail in ballots at the Maricopa County Tabula...
JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press

Arizona county certifies election after judge’s order

A rural Arizona county certified its midterm election results on Thursday, following the orders of a judge who ruled that Republican supervisors broke the law when they refused to sign off on the vote count by this week's deadline.
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PHOENIX, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 11: Election workers open mail in ballots at the Maricopa County Tabula...
JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify election

Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused Monday to certify the 2022 election ahead of the deadline.
4 days ago
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 04: People wait in line for early voting for the midterm elections at P...

Early voting begins in Georgia, kicking off Senate runoff race 

A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in some Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half, post-Thanksgiving sprint to their December 6 runoff election.
6 days ago
Ashley Moser

Orem comes together with ‘Peace and Pie’ event following divisive election

One week after Election Day 2022, Orem residents for and against the split from Alpine School District came together for a “Peace and Pie” event put on by Orem Council PTA.
16 days ago
Suzanne Harrison speaks at a Democratic Party watch party at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel in S...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko

Suzanne Harrison declares victory over incumbent in Salt Lake County Council race

Leading by more than 31,000 votes over incumbent Richard Snelgrove, Suzanne Harrison on Monday night declared victory in her race for an at-large seat on the Salt Lake County Council.
17 days ago
Arizona Democratic gubernatorial nominee Katie Hobbs speaks to supporters at election night watch p...
JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

Hobbs wins Arizona governor’s race, flipping state for Dems

Democrat Katie Hobbs has been elected Arizona governor, defeating an ally of Donald Trump who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged and refused to say she would accept the results of her race this year.
18 days ago
A voter drops his ballot into a drop box at Maricopa County....
MEG KINNARD Associated Press

Why the AP hasn’t called the Arizona governor’s race

The Associated Press has not yet called the governor's race in Arizona between Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Republican former TV broadcaster Kari Lake. Vote counting in Arizona has been ongoing since Tuesday with officials in the state's 15 counties releasing tallies of votes as they're processed. Much of the focus has been on Maricopa, the state's largest county. Other big releases have been coming from Arizona's next two most populated counties, Pima and Pinal. The margin in the governor's race sat at just over 26,000 votes, with Lake about one percentage point behind.
19 days ago
Chris Stewart, John Curtis, Burgess Owens...
Andrew Menezes and Gregory Krieg, CNN

Meet the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections

While the overall midterm election results may not be known for hours or even days in some spots, candidates from both parties are already celebrating historic victories.
19 days ago
Kari Lake on podium at election night event....
Associated Press

Police: No powder found in envelopes in candidate’s office

Police say no powder was in two suspicious unopened envelopes found at the Phoenix campaign headquarters of the Republican candidate for Arizona governor. The Kari Lake campaign said Saturday that an additional envelope containing a white powdery substance was earlier tossed into the trash by a staffer who did not notify security before it was emptied. Phoenix emergency officials say they were called to the building last weekend on a report of an envelope containing suspicious powder. The gubernatorial race between Lake and Democrat Katie Hobbs remained too early to call as of Saturday morning.
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U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak hold their hands up together....

Democrats keep Senate majority as GOP push falters in Nevada

Democrats will keep control of the Senate, repelling Republican efforts to retake the chamber and making it harder to thwart President Joe Biden's agenda. The fate of the House is still uncertain as the GOP struggles to pull together a slim majority there. Catherine Cortez Masto's victory Saturday in Nevada gives Democrats the 50 seats they need to keep the Senate. Her win reflects the surprising strength of Democrats across the U.S. this year. Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer says the American people have rejected "the anti-democratic, authoritarian, nasty and divisive direction" of Republicans who were promoted by Donald Trump. Biden says, "I feel good."
20 days ago
Posters supporting decriminalization of psychadelic mushrooms....
THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press

Colorado voters decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms

Colorado voters have passed a ballot initiative to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for people 21 and older and to create state-regulated centers where participants can experience the drug. Colorado becomes the second state after Oregon to establish a regulated system for substances like psilocybin and psilocin, the hallucinogens found in some mushrooms. Colorado's initiative eventually will allow an advisory board to add other plant-based psychedelic drugs to the program. Proponents argued that the state's current approach to mental health has failed and that naturally occurring psychedelics can treat depression, PTSD, anxiety and addiction. Critics said decriminalization would jeopardize public safety.
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Voting stations are seen at the Madison Public Library on November 8, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. A...

Senate control may come down to Nevada as count nears end

Nevada's ballot count is entering its final act and may determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. Election officials were hustling to get through a backlog of tens of thousands of ballots to determine the race's winner, with the state's largest county saying it hoped to be effectively done by the evening.
20 days ago
Capitol building in Boise, Idaho...
KEITH RIDLER Associated Press

Idaho House seat goes to Republican after glitch reported

What initially appeared to be a Democratic win in the Idaho House has turned into a Republican victory after a glitch in reporting early voting was corrected in south-central Idaho. Chief Deputy Secretary of State Chad Houck says the House seat representing Jerome, Blaine and Lincoln counties went to Republican Jack Nelsen, not Democrat Karma Metzler Fitzgerald, after more than 700 votes were added to the count on the state website late Thursday morning.
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Salt Lake City seen from Chopper 5, KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen

Glendale Regional Park begins to move forward after $85M bond passed

One day after Salt Lake City voters approved a bond to spend $85 million on parks and recreation, the project set to use nearly a third of that money is one step closer to moving forward.
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An Iron County voter registering at a polling station on Election Day 2022. (KSL-TV)...
Shelby Lofton

Iron County explores lessons learned after ballot shipping delays

Iron County leaders are already working on a new plan for the next election to ensure voters receive their ballots on time.
23 days ago
White city hall building in Bogalusa, Louisiana...
Associated Press

23-year-old defeats 2-term mayor in small Louisiana city

A 23-year-old has defeated a two-term incumbent to become a small Louisiana city's next mayor. WWL-TV reported Wednesday that Democrat Tyrin Truong bested 47-year-old independent Mayor Wendy O'Quin Perrette in Bogalusa. That's a city of about 11,000 in southeastern Louisiana. Truong says that he is "honestly at a loss for words" and that he wants to build "a better Bogalusa and a better city." Perrette was first elected in 2014 and has conceded this year's election. She says Truong lacks the skills to lead the city but that she prays she is wrong and will help during the transition.
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Demolition at the old Raging Waters and Seven Peaks water park site in Salt Lake City continues on ...
Carter Williams

Salt Lake City’s $85M parks and trails bond soars in early election results

It appears residents of Utah's capital city are overwhelmingly behind an $85 million general obligation bond to fund more parks and trails projects in the city.
23 days ago
Democratic Senate Candidate Raphael Warnock (D-GA) gives a speech at his Election night party at At...
BILL BARROW, Associated Press

Warnock, Walker advance to runoff for Senate seat in Georgia

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker will meet in a Dec. 6 runoff in Georgia after neither reached the general election majority required under state law.
23 days ago
Chris Stewart, John Curtis, Burgess Owens...
Sam Metz, Associated Press

Burgess Owens, GOP congressmen win reelection in Utah

All four of Utah's representatives are projected to win their races and keep their seats.
23 days ago
Voting stations are seen at the Madison Public Library on November 8, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. A...
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

Conspiracists seeking key state election posts falling short

Republicans who backed Donald Trump’s failed efforts to overturn the 2020 election have lost key races to oversee elections in some competitive states.
24 days ago
Utah Sen. Mike Lee...
Eliza Pace and Larry D. Curtis

Lee projected to win reelection to US Senate, McMullin concedes

Independent candidate, Evan McMullin announced he has conceded to Republican, Sen. Mike Lee in Utah's Senate race.
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Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press

Voters approve recreational marijuana in Maryland, Missouri

Arkansas voters have rejected a constitutional amendment that would have legalized recreational marijuana in the state.
24 days ago
Voters line up at Trolley Square in Salt Lake on Tuesday. Orem splitting from Alpine School Distric...
Logan Stefanich

Here’s what preliminary election results say about education issues in Orem, Davis County

Orem splitting from Alpine School District to form its own district and a $475 million bond for Davis School District were two of the most discussed issues in education leading up to election day. Here's where they stand after preliminary voting results.
24 days ago
Chris Stewart, John Curtis, Burgess Owens...
SAM METZ Associated Press

GOP sweeps 4 Utah Congressional District races

U.S. Rep. Blake Moore won reelection Tuesday to a second term in Utah, where he and three other Republicans are seeking reelection in their first races since redistricting.
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