World Elections

Politicians love us -- or if they don't, they at least fake it until they make it. I suppose this means young people are gaining ground. But where no one was watching, young people had even bigger wins this year -- as candidates.
Tuesday's election signaled a political sea change in New York City as voters chose a candidate who repeatedly emphasized
Voters in the Washington city of SeaTac raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Money did have a decisive influence on many
"If you are a Republican, you embrace [House Speaker] John Boehner, you lose," he said. "If you are a Republican who seeks
The Associated Press reports: Byrne will battle Democrat Burton LeFlore (D) and Independent candidates James Hall and Curtis
Bradley Byrne won the Republican runoff in Alabama's 1st congressional district, defeating tea party-backed candidate Dean
Byrne will battle Democrat Burton LeFlore (D) and Independent candidates James Hall and Curtis Railey in the general election
Voters in Minneapolis on Tuesday confronted a ballot containing 35 candidates for mayor and a potentially confusing process of choosing first, second and third choices in the race.
Republican Dean Young, who has made headline for his controversial remarks on gay rights and President Barack Obama's birthplace
Two Alabama Republicans are battling in a runoff election to see who will be the GOP nominee in the race to represent the