Judicial elections

November 08, 2019 - 3:04 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced the composition of his new Cabinet on Friday following an election last month — and it looks a lot like his outgoing government. Those keeping their jobs include Morawiecki himself and Piotr Glinski, who remains as deputy...
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Courtney Parker votes on a new voting machine, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Dallas, Ga. New voting machines that combine touchscreens with paper ballots are getting a limited test run in Georgia, as officials rush to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire the old system before any votes are cast in 2020. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
November 05, 2019 - 4:37 pm
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Voters and election supervisors testing Georgia's new voting machines gave favorable reviews Tuesday, despite some opening glitches reported by five of six pilot counties, as the state rushes to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire its outdated, paperless system before any...
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November 05, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leader Donald Tusk announced Tuesday that he won't run to be the president of his native Poland, saying he carries too much "baggage" from his time as prime minister. Tusk, who was prime minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014, was seen as a politician who could...
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Courtney Parker votes on a new voting machine, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Dallas, Ga. New voting machines that combine touchscreens with paper ballots are getting a limited test run in Georgia, as officials rush to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire the old system before any votes are cast in 2020. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
November 05, 2019 - 12:51 pm
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A handful of local elections in Georgia were used Tuesday to test new voting machines that combine touchscreens with a printed ballot, part of the state's rush to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire its outdated, paperless system before any votes are cast in 2020. State...
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FILE - This May 9, 2018, photo shows a touch screen of a voting machine during early voting in Sandy Springs, Ga. New voting machines that combine touchscreens with paper ballots are getting a limited test run in Georgia. It's part of an effort to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire the old touchscreen only system before any votes are cast in 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 05, 2019 - 10:24 am
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A handful of local elections in Georgia are being used to test new voting machines that combine touchscreens with a printed ballot, part of the state's rush to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire its outdated, paperless system before any votes are cast in 2020. State...
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FILE - This May 9, 2018, photo shows a touch screen of a voting machine during early voting in Sandy Springs, Ga. New voting machines that combine touchscreens with paper ballots are getting a limited test run in Georgia. It's part of an effort to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire the old touchscreen only system before any votes are cast in 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 05, 2019 - 12:32 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A handful of local elections in Georgia are being used to test new voting machines that combine touchscreens with a printed ballot, part of the state's rush to meet a court-ordered deadline to retire its outdated, paperless system before any votes are cast in 2020. State election...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 15, 2019 file photo, a state districts map is shown as a three-judge panel of the Wake County Superior Court presides over the trial of Common Cause, et al. v. Lewis, et al, in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina has often been cited as an example of political gerrymandering. Now court rulings against its legislative and congressional districts also could become an example for other states. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
November 02, 2019 - 3:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court this year declared federal judges had no business deciding cases about political gerrymandering, it also said state courts had every right to address the issue — and have they ever in North Carolina. Within four months, state judges hearing two...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 15, 2019 file photo, a state districts map is shown as a three-judge panel of the Wake County Superior Court presides over the trial of Common Cause, et al. v. Lewis, et al, in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina has often been cited as an example of political gerrymandering. Now court rulings against its legislative and congressional districts also could become an example for other states. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
November 02, 2019 - 9:00 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court this year declared federal judges had no business deciding cases about political gerrymandering, it also said state courts had every right to address the issue — and have they ever in North Carolina. Within four months, state judges hearing two...
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Supporters of right wing VOX party hold Spanish flags during a speech of their leader Santiago Abascal in a campaign rally in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Spain's political parties are kicking off their electoral campaigns Thursday ahead of a Nov. 10 ballot that will take place amid renewed tensions over the future of the restive Catalonia region. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 31, 2019 - 5:56 pm
MADRID (AP) — Hours before the start of campaigning for Nov. 10 national elections, Spain's interim justice minister on Thursday urged parties to refrain from exploiting tension in the country's restive Catalonia region to reap political benefits. Spanish parties "should be capable of not turning (...
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Japanese Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai speaks to reporters after submitting his resignation to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Kawai resigned over election fraud allegations involving his wife, also a lawmaker, and about his own gift-giving allegations reported in a tabloid magazine. (Yoshitaka Sugawara/Kyodo News via AP)
October 31, 2019 - 10:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's justice minister resigned Thursday over election payment allegations involving his wife, also a lawmaker, and about his own reported gift-giving, becoming the second Cabinet minister to step down in a week. Katsuyuki Kawai's resignation and that of the trade minister last...
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