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The US Senate side of the US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, November 5, 2014. Republicans captured a majority in the US Senate on Tuesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska To Begin Counting More Than 53,000 Ballots

Alaska will begin counting more than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the state’s unsettled contests for the Senate and for governor.

11/10/2014

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Maryland Election 2013 Roundup

The votes are in and we have the latest results from races in Maryland: Annapolis Mayor Republican candidate Michael Pantelides leads by a slim margin of 84 votes over incumbent Joshua Cohen. Pantelides received 3,728 […]

11/06/2013

File photo of envelopes filled with provisional ballots. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Va. Could Host An Election-Night Nightmare

Take two deadlocked races in a battleground state that Republicans and Democrats alike say will play a huge role in who wins the White House and controls the U.S. Senate. Blend in a new voter identification law and the possibility of thousands of additional provisional ballots that won’t be counted for days. Whip it to a froth with unprecedented political cash supporting get-out-the-vote efforts and eleventh-hour dirty tricks, and there’s your recipe for a lingering election nightmare.

09/02/2012

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