Today’s Elections Feature Runoffs in NC, SC, MS; Primary in UT

By: Tuesday June 22, 2010 8:20 am

Primary runoffs feature today in North Carolina, South Carolina and Mississippi. Utah also hosts a primary, but it is similar to a runoff, thanks to a dual convention/primary system that eliminates many candidates at the convention. Here’s a run-down of the races and expected outcomes.


AR Sen: Flurry of Ads Include Assault on Lincoln’s Support for Big Ag

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 12:15 pm

This latest ad from Arkansas for Change, hits Lincoln on her biggest selling point: her chairmanship of the Senate Agriculture Committee, which the ad claims she has used to funnel money toward agribusiness and away from family farmers.

Afghanistan: Karzai Agrees to Runoff Election

By: Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:10 am

  The Afghan election commission today bowed to international pressure and ordered a runoff, complying with the United Nations recount that pushed President Hamid Karzai below 50% of the vote. Karzai will face former Prime Minister Abdullah Abdullah in the runoff, to be held on November 7. The quick runoff date was necessary to get [...]

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