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October 3, 2019 | Via Politico

Sanders Cancels Campaign Events After Heart Procedure

Bernie Sanders experienced chest discomfort during a campaign event Tuesday evening and had two stents inserted to address a blockage in an artery, his campaign announced. At 78, Sanders is the oldest candidate in the Democratic field. “Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. He will be resting up over the next few days,” senior adviser Jeff Weaver said in a statement Wednesday.

December 29, 2017 | Via CNN

Alabama Certifies Democrat Doug Jones’ Senate Victory

The results of Alabama’s special Senate election were certified by officials, Thursday, naming Democrat Doug Jones the winner, despite a last-minute voter fraud lawsuit filed by Republican Roy Moore. Moore, who faced sexual misconduct allegations during the Senate race, said he will not concede the election even though it has been certified.

November 19, 2018 | Via ABC News

Republican Governor Rick Scott Wins Florida Election

Following a long recount process and nearly two weeks after election day, Republican Governor Rick Scott declared victory in Florida’s Senate race. Results showed that Scott beat Democrat Senator Bill Nelson by just over 10,000 votes. Republicans accused Democrats of voter fraud and Democrats accused Republicans of voter suppression during the swing state race.

November 7, 2018 | Via NBC News

US Midterm Elections End in Split Country

Democrats took control of the House of Representatives during Tuesday’s midterm elections while Republicans moved toward expanding their control of the Senate and flipped three seats. The midterms ended with a split verdict on Trump’s presidency as Democrats’ hopes for a ‘blue wave’ fell short. President Trump tweeted, ‘Tremendous success tonight’ despite GOP losing grip on House.

March 14, 2018 | Via CNN

Pennsylvania 18th Congressional District Vote Neck and Neck

The race to decide who will represent Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District is close, with Democrat Conor Lamb having claimed victory, Tuesday night, and Republican Rick Saccone refusing to concede. Just a few hundred votes separate the candidates and absentee votes are being counted. The vote’s result could set the tone for November midterm elections.

December 27, 2017 | Via CNN

Virginia Delays House of Delegates Tie-Breaker

The tie-breaker, first name drawn from a bowl, to determine the winner of Virginia’s House of Delegates has been delayed, after Democratic candidate, Shelly Simonds, filed a motion for the decision to allow a controversial vote to be reconsidered. Simonds argues the court failed to follow state election rules when the controversial vote was counted.

November 16, 2018 | Via CBS News

Florida Heads to Hand Recount

Following a machine review which showed Democratic Senator Bill Nelson falling just behind his Republican counterpart Governor Rick Scott, Florida’s Senate race will move to a hand recount. Republican Ron DeSantis appeared to beat Democrat Andrew Gillum to become Florida’s Governor. Officials will examine thousands of ballots which may not have been tallied correctly.

December 21, 2017 | Via Fox News

Court Rules Against Virginia Single-Vote Victory

A three-judge panel declared, Wednesday, the Virginia election won by a single vote was actually a tie. The panel refused to certify the recount ending in Democrat, Shelly Simond’s victory, saying a questionable ballot should be counted in Republican, David Yancy’s favor. Under Virginia law, the winner of a tie is chosen ‘by lot.’

November 6, 2018 | Via NY Post

US Midterm Election Day Arrives

With US midterm elections to take place on Tuesday, Democrats hold a lead over Republicans in generic ballots among likely voters. President Trump encouraged Republican voters, calling the party’s energy ‘really incredible.’ Race-baiting allegations have been made leading up to the elections including a Trump television ad and automated calls in Florida and Georgia.

December 11, 2017 | Via The Guardian

Alabama Senator Speaks Against Roy Moore

Alabama Republican Senator, Richard Shelby, commented against GOP candidate, Roy Moore, just two days before the Alabama election, in a televised interview, Sunday, saying, ‘I couldn’t vote for Roy Moore.’ Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct in his 30s, allegations which he denies. Support is building for the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones, in Alabama’s special Senate election.

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