Election 2022

U.S. Supreme Court denies attempt by Arizona GOP chair to block Jan. 6 panel subpoena

BY: - November 14, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court sided Monday with the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, denying a request from Arizona Republican Chairwoman Kelli Ward and her husband to block the panel from obtaining their cellphone records. The court’s two-paragraph order ends Kelli and Michael Ward’s federal suit to block the committee from enforcing a […]

Democrats projected to retain U.S. Senate control after winning Nevada seat

BY: - November 12, 2022

Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada will win reelection, according to Associated Press projections late Saturday, ensuring Democrats will remain in the majority next year no matter what happens in a runoff election in Georgia next month.  After days of vote counting, U.S. Sens. Mark Kelly of Arizona and Cortez Masto were both […]

‘Absolutely insane’: Cascade County Election Official says cops called after skeptics escalate

BY: - November 12, 2022

Law enforcement was called Friday after a group of election integrity skeptics in Cascade County escalated tactics, circling the county office and waiting for election officials and staff to come outside, according to County Clerk and Recorder Rina Moore. The last year already had been an “absolute nightmare” for her and her elections staff because […]

Record-setting number of women elected as governors in midterms

BY: - November 12, 2022

WASHINGTON —  The United States’ ceiling for female governors was shattered this week, with voters in 12 states electing women to the role, breaking the prior record of nine set for the first time back in 2004. While not all of the gubernatorial campaigns have been called as of Thursday afternoon, Arizona and Oregon voters had two […]

GOP on track to control U.S. House, but dozens of races still undecided

BY: - November 10, 2022

Republicans remained on pace to likely wrest control of the U.S. House, even as Democrats picked up a few more victories in close races late Wednesday and into the day Thursday. As of about 5 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, The Associated Press had called 209 races for Republicans. That put them ahead of Democrats’ 191, […]

Young Black and Latino voters seen as key in turning back midterm ‘red wave’

BY: - November 10, 2022

WASHINGTON — Young Black and Latino voters were critical in holding off the Republican “red wave” in several battleground states for U.S. Senate seats and in tight U.S. House races in the midterm elections, according to analyses by researchers and grassroot organizations. Young, diverse voters between the ages of 18 and 29 had the second-highest youth […]

‘Born alive’ Act fails to gain support in Montana

BY: and - November 10, 2022

Legislative Referendum 131, a lawmaker-proposed measure known as the “Born Alive” Act that would have purportedly required doctors to save any infant born alive after a late-term abortion, failed to garner enough support to become law. As of Thursday morning, with all precincts fully reporting in Montana, the measure had failed by a wide margin – […]

Republican Ryan Zinke wins U.S. House seat in Montana’s new western district

BY: - November 10, 2022

Republican Ryan Zinke declared victory on Wednesday night in Montana’s new western district for the U.S. House of Representatives. “I’d like to thank everyone who voted for me on Election Day and all those who volunteered with our campaign to get the word out,” said Zinke in a statement from his campaign. “For those of […]

Montana Legislature will have a Republican supermajority and PSC will remain all GOP

BY: and - November 9, 2022

One of the most fervent Montana supporters of election fraud and a longtime legislator was one of the few incumbents to lose on Election Day as power of the Treasure State Legislature remained firmly in Republican control — and GOP control increased, as widely anticipated. Rep. Brad Tschida, R-Missoula, had been a frequent and vocal […]

Biden says midterm elections turned out to be ‘a good day’ for democracy

BY: - November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday that even though midterm election results have yet to determine which party will control Congress, Democrats had a strong night defending their majority in both chambers. Control of both the U.S. Senate and House remained unclear Wednesday as more than 50 House seats have not been called and […]

Georgia fight for U.S. Senate seat will go to a December runoff

BY: and - November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON — Control of the U.S. Senate once again might hinge on Georgia, as voters in the Peach State will head back to the polls next month in a runoff election. Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and former professional football player and GOP nominee Herschel Walker are in a dead heat in Georgia, sending that race to […]

Recreational marijuana use will be legal in 21 states after ballot measures pass

BY: - November 9, 2022

Advocates for marijuana liberalization saw mixed results as legalization ballot measures were counted Tuesday, with Maryland and Missouri voters approving recreational use for adults but Arkansas, South Dakota and North Dakota rejecting the proposal. Maryland and Missouri will bring the list of states where recreational marijuana use is legal to 21. Maryland’s referendum passed easily, […]