Mayoral elections

In this April 4, 2018 photo, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, left, applauds as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a town hall meeting examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
April 06, 2018 - 11:43 am
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another president bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016. His challenge was on...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, Carina Driscoll, stepdaughter of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, stands outside her campaign office in Burlington, Vt. Driscoll is running for mayor against Democratic Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and fellow independent Infinite Culcleasure on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:13 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters are deciding whether to elect U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter as mayor of Vermont's largest city, where Sanders got his political start. Carina Driscoll is a former state legislator, school commissioner and city council member. She's running for Burlington mayor...
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In this Feb. 21, 2018, photo, Carina Driscoll, stepdaughter of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, stands outside her campaign office in Burlington, Vt. Driscoll, an independent, is among those running for mayor against incumbent Democrat Mayor Miro Weinberger in the March 6 election. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
February 25, 2018 - 11:57 am
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor. Carina Driscoll, the former city council member and state legislator, who now runs the Vermont Woodworking...
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February 10, 2018 - 3:03 pm
SPARTANSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a tiny northwestern Pennsylvania town is standing by its volunteer fire company's election of a registered sex offender as its fire chief. The (Corry) Journal reported Saturday that Chief Roger Gilbert Jr. was convicted in 2001 of sexual intercourse with a 4-...
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A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect’s motive wasn’t immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. (ANSA via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the San Francisco mayor's race (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The contest for San Francisco mayor firmed up with eight candidates qualified to be on the June 5 ballot. The eight include former state Sen. Mark Leno, acting Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Jane Kim and...
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A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 7:01 am
MAN ALLEGES BOBCAT ATTACK; CONDO OWNER SAYS IT WAS HOUSECAT TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida contractor says he was attacked by a bobcat inside a woman's condo, but the animal's owner says her feline is no predator, just a 10-pound domestic longhair kitty named Calli. The contractor, Marcos Hernandez,...
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December 23, 2017 - 10:30 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As cleanup continues from the most recent North Carolina elections held without a regulatory board to settle disputes, both local and state officials are wondering if the court case that vacated the board will be settled before the next elections in May. County boards and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives a press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. As the ruling party captured a majority of mayoral seats across Venezuela in early December, Maduro said that opposition parties would be banned from future elections as punishment for boycotting the Sunday races. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
December 11, 2017 - 3:19 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition parties in Venezuela won't be bullied out of participating in future elections, a leading anti-government politician said Monday, rejecting threats a day earlier by socialist President Nicolas Maduro. As the ruling socialists captured a majority of mayoral seats...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 photo, opposition candidate Yon Goicoechea leaves his office to attend a meeting with supporters, in Caracas, Venezuela. The 33-year-old spent 15 months in jail, without a trial, accused of inciting violence against the state for leading student protests earlier this year. He walked free in November but has been hounded ever since by criticism from his one-time allies who accuse him of cozying up to officials by agreeing to mount a campaign in the district of El Hatillo, that they say validates President Nicolas Maduro’s sham democracy. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
December 09, 2017 - 10:10 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Only a few residents came out to greet opposition candidate Yon Goicoechea as he campaigned on a narrow street in this poor hilltop neighborhood outside Venezuela's capital in the countdown to Sunday's mayoral elections. Goicoechea enthusiastically introduced himself and...
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