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The Latest: Judge: Florida is 'laughing-stock of the world'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 5:48am

The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):

Federal judge: Florida is 'laughing stock of the world'

Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:04am

A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.

Judge in infamous 2000 Florida recount: 'I had a job to do'

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:34pm

Retired Judge Robert Rosenberg was front and center 18 years ago in Florida's infamous recount in the presidential contest between Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore.

GOP senator should explain 'hanging' remark, challenger says

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:18pm

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger says.

Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead

Kate Brumback and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:14pm

As Democrats ratcheted up their attacks on Georgia Republican Brian Kemp, he claimed Wednesday that results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the governor's race.

Support for Utah's Proposition 4, an anti-gerrymandering measure, takes lead in latest vote tally

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:41pm

Utah's yes votes for Proposition 4 have taken a lead of 2,250 votes out of 932,714 ballots following the latest release of results by three counties Wednesday.

Proposed law aims to take cellphones out of Utah drivers' hands

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:31pm

Everyone has seen drivers drift across traffic lanes as their eyes go from the road to their laps or whose heads jerk up as they come to a sudden stop, cellphone in hand.

If Ben McAdams wins election, who replaces him as Salt Lake County mayor?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:00pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams still leads an extremely tight Utah’s fourth congressional district race that remains too close to call a week after the Nov. 6 election. Here's what would happen to his current position.

Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

Elliot Spagat and Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 6:28pm

Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border.

The Latest: Trump could return to Mississippi for senator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:28pm

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

Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:29pm

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger said Wednesday.

Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:02pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love sued Wednesday to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger by a razor-thin margin, saying her campaign must be allowed to issue challenges if they dispute the validity of mail-in ballots.

Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 12:42pm

Democrat Andy Kim, a political newcomer and former national security aide in the Obama administration, defeated Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur in a tight race in which the incumbent's vote to roll back the Affordable Care Act was a hot issue.

After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:59am

Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina.

The Latest: Officials to continue tallying Maine election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:07am

The Latest on a legal challenge of Maine's ranked balloting (all times local):

The Latest: Judge rules on requests by Abrams campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:57am

The Latest on the still unresolved election for Georgia governor (all times local):

Judge, ballot counters racing to election finale in Maine

Marina Villeneuve and Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:29am

A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday aimed at stopping Maine's unusual ranked-balloting system, even as election staffers scanned votes to determine the winner of last week's congressional race.

Republican Love cuts challenger's lead in tight House race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:24pm

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love continued to cut into her Democratic challenger's lead Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day.

Political newcomer Andy Kim defeats two-term Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey to widen Democrats' House edge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 12:37pm

Political newcomer Andy Kim defeats two-term Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey to widen Democrats' House edge.