Election


Jones Victorious in Stunning Alabama Senate Upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently…

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Putin Announces Re-Election Bid

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared his intention Wednesday to seek re-election next year, a vote he appears certain to win and that would set him up to become the nation’s…

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Merkel ‘Very Skeptical’ on Minority Government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she was “very skeptical” about leading a minority government if no coalition could be formed to run Europe’s biggest economy and thinks a…

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Gabbay Wants Elections Now

With his party riding high in opinion polls and the prime minister under investigation, Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay on Monday urged the government to call early elections. “In the…

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Spain to Brief EU on Alleged Cybermeddling in Catalonia

Spain’s foreign minister said Monday that he will brief his European Union counterparts on alleged cybermeddling from Russian territory and elsewhere aimed at spreading misinformation about the independence push in…

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Trump Says He Trusts Putin’s Denials of Election Meddling

President Donald Trump said he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin when he denied accusations Russia meddled in last year’s presidential election despite U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion of Russian interference. Trump…

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Live Election Results 2017

Final Update (11:40 PM): Summary of tonight’s results: * With 99% reporting in Virginia’s gubernatorial election, Ralph Northam (D) beat Ed Gillespie (R), 53.9% to 45.0%. (AP via NYT) * With 91%…

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Christie: Gubernatorial Election Not About Him

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the candidates running to replace him cast their ballots on Tuesday, and the Republican governor said that the election that has focused heavily on…

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Election Day in NYC and Rockland County

New York voters on Tuesday will decide mayoral races in New York City and whether to hold the state’s first constitutional convention in 50 years, as well as a Boro…

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Egypt Opposition Lawyer Announces Bid for Presidency

A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer says he will run for president in next year’s elections. The move is unlikely to seriously challenge the incumbent general-turned-president but will test his popularity…

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If We Don’t Vote – We Don’t Count

Tomorrow is the day. Election Day, that is. For thousands of years of galus, Klal Yisrael was subject to the inclinations and whims of the leaders of the societies in…

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