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Alaska's governor-elect to be sworn in above Arctic Circle

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:52am

Alaska's newly elected governor will be sworn in above the Arctic Circle, marking a first for the state.

The Latest: Kemp congratulates Abrams, says he's moving on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:39am

The Latest the campaign for Georgia governor (all times local):

Utah lawmaker announces bill designed to reduce drug costs

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:13am

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, says he will be introducing a bill in next year's legislative session that is designed to reduce how much consumers pay for prescription drugs.

Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

Bill Barrow and Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:26am

Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state's new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for "gross mismanagement" of an election that she acknowledged she did not win.

Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:54pm

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020.

Romney: Trump ‘respects people who speak their minds’

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:14pm

After a week of orientation meetings in Washington, D.C., Senator-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said he is ready to work with fellow senators and President Donald Trump to tackle important issues.

The Latest: Republican Love takes lead in tight House race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:34pm

The Latest on a tight race for a U.S. House seat in Utah (all times local):

The Latest: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:36pm

The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

Texas Democrat attends House orientation amid contested race

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:12pm

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones has been in Washington attending orientation for new members of Congress despite Republican incumbent Rep. Will Hurd continuing to hold a lead of 1,000-plus votes in their contested race to represent a sprawling West Texas district.

AP Explains: Workers try to decipher intent in hand recount

Mike Schneider and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 12:46pm

Sometimes voters put a check next to a candidate's name instead of filling in an oval that a voting machine can read. Other times, they mistake the abbreviation for "Republican Party" with the abbreviation for "Reform Party" and pick both in the same race. Some voters just cast blank ballots.

US Rep. Mia Love loses in court, takes lead in tight race

Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:44am

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love lost a court challenge Friday to halt vote-counting in one key county, but took the lead with new vote tallies in a race so tight it's within the recount threshold.

Love takes narrow lead in 4th District on same day judge dismisses her lawsuit over ballot verifications

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:31am

A judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday filed by Rep. Mia Love against Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen over how ballots in the 4th Congressional District race are being verified.

The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:36am

The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local):

The new election norm? Why it's taking more time to know who won on election night

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:14am

State election officials say the way we vote is changing the amount of time between when polls close and when we know who won.

Utah police allowed to carry guns while drunk? Lawmaker aims to change that

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:39am

Utah law allows police officers to carry guns while they’re drunk.

Georgia Democrat wants recount in race with GOP congressman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:50pm

A Democratic congressional candidate will ask for a recount of the vote in her close race against Republican Rep. Rob Woodall of Georgia, the challenger's campaign said Friday.

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she'll file federal lawsuit to challenge 'gross mismanagement' of Georgia elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:22pm

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she'll file federal lawsuit to challenge 'gross mismanagement' of Georgia elections.

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:15pm

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

Utah judge rejects Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love's lawsuit asking for an end to vote counting in tight House race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:41am

Utah judge rejects Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love's lawsuit asking for an end to vote counting in tight House race.