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Election 2020

Democrat Hickenlooper wins US Senate race in Colorado

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Democrat John Hickenlooper has defeated Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in one of the closest-watched Senate races in the nation. Gardner was widely seen as one of the most vulnerable Republicans because Colorado had shifted strongly to the ...

There’s no winner in the presidential race. That’s OK

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — America woke up Wednesday morning without a winner of the presidential election. That's OK. Critical battleground states including Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania remained without declared winners, leaving both President Donald Trump ...

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — ...

Alaska Senate race too early to call

By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan expressed confidence in his reelection chances against independent challenger Al Gross Tuesday as Alaska's hard-fought Senate race was too early to call, with thousands of ballots yet to be counted. "We ...

Meijer, Scholten vie for House seat in western Michigan

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. House race in western Michigan between Republican Peter Meijer and Democrat Hillary Scholten was too early to call Wednesday morning, with many votes still uncounted. They are vying in what may be Michigan's most competitive ...

California chooses Biden, state GOP hoping for US House wins

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California delivered a strong rebuke to Donald Trump's presidency on Tuesday as Democrat Joe Biden ran up the score in the liberal state with a victory of 4 million votes in an election upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Biden's ...

Republican Lauren Boebert wins Colorado House

Republican Lauren Boebert has won the Colorado House seat held by five-term GOP Rep. Scott Tipton. Boebert is the owner of Shooters Grill, an open carry "family friendly" restaurant. Boebert defeated Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush, a former state lawmaker and Routt County commissioner. Boebert ...

Northern battlegrounds could hold key to Trump-Biden outcome

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump carried the prized battleground of Florida, then he and Democrat Joe Biden shifted their focus early Wednesday to three Northern industrial states — Wisconsin, ...

Trump wins Florida, locked in other tight races with Biden

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump carried Florida, the nation's most prized battleground state, and then he and Democrat Joe Biden focused early Wednesday on the three Northern industrial states — ...

New Mexico makes history with all-female US House team

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is sending an all-female U.S. House delegation to Congress, including a Republican who defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small in what was one of the most watched races in the nation. The contest between ...