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Election 2020

Trump wins Kentucky; Rogers, Comer reelected to House

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump won Kentucky in his bid for reelection Tuesday. His chief ally on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, also topped the ballot in Kentucky on Election Day. Other races include all six Kentucky House seats, a seat on the Kentucky ...

AP VoteCast: Voters say pandemic top issue in election

By TAMMY WEBBER and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With the coronavirus now surging anew, voters ranked the pandemic and the economy as top concerns in the race between President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to AP VoteCast, a national survey of ...

Republican US Rep. Comer wins 3rd term in western Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. James Comer, of Bowling Green, has defeated Democrat James Rhodes to win another term in his western Kentucky district. Comer, who was recently selected to serve as the top-ranking ...

Republican President Donald Trump wins Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has won Republican-leaning Kentucky. The Bluegrass State delivered its eight electoral votes for the Republican president as Trump defeated Democrat Joe Biden in Kentucky. The outcome was never in doubt, reflected by the absence of presidential ...

Republican Holcomb wins reelection as Indiana governor

By TOM DAVIES and CASEY SMITH Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Eric Holcomb has won reelection as Indiana governor, fending off challengers who criticized his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Holcomb went into his campaign for a second term with a huge fundraising ...

Democrat Sen. Mark Warner wins 3rd term in Va.

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has won a third term. Warner defeated Republican challenger Daniel Gade in a low-key race in which the incumbent had a massive cash advantage. Democrats haven't lost a statewide election in Virginia since 2009. Warner is a businessman who co-founded ...

Trump or Biden? Big turnout, few hiccups as voters choose

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters were deciding between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden on Tuesday, closing an epic campaign marked by rancor and fear that will influence how the U.S. confronts everything ...

2020 Latest: Trump wins Kentucky, Biden carries Vermont

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump has won Kentucky, and Democrat Joe Biden has carried Vermont. They are the first two states called in the 2020 presidential election. Kentucky is reliably conservative, while Vermont ...

Democrat Joe Biden captures Vermont’s 3 electoral votes

By WILSON RING Associated Press BERLIN, Vt. (AP) — The Associated Press has called Vermont for Democrat Joe Biden, giving the former vice president the state's three electoral votes. Earlier Tuesday, Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott said he cast his ballot for Biden, the first time in ...

Election Day shadowed by threats of legal challenges

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before Election Day, the 2020 race was the most litigated in memory. President Donald Trump is promising more to come. The candidates and parties have enlisted prominent lawyers with ties to Democratic and Republican administrations ...