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Decision 2018

Decision 2018

Full Coverage of the 2018 Elections, Including Local, Statewide and National Races

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:11 AM EST

'Blackface Makeup': Poll Worker Cited in Race-Charged Fight

'Blackface Makeup': Poll Worker Cited in Race-Charged Fight

A poll worker was issued a citation for assault by contact Tuesday after an altercation with a voter at a Houston, Texas polling place. Rolanda Anthony said Juanita Barnes, a poll worker, became aggressive when...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:56 AM EST

Democrats Flip House as Republicans Retain Senate

Democrats Flip House as Republicans Retain Senate

High voter turnout may have helped build a "blue wave" of sorts for Democrats, but not quite the tsunami for which they had hoped, in Tuesday's midterm elections. Republicans are still in charge of the...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:51 AM EST

O'Rourke Drops F-Bomb on Live TV During Concession to Cruz

O'Rourke Drops F-Bomb on Live TV During Concession to Cruz

Rep. Beto O'Rourke didn't go quietly to defeat. Thanking his campaign supporters for their spirited challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz, he said on live television Tuesday: "All of you, showing the country how you do...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 01:56 PM EST

Nation's 1st Women Muslim Reps., Openly Gay Governor Elected

Nation's 1st Women Muslim Reps., Openly Gay Governor Elected

What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race and gender. For the first time, a pair of Native American congresswomen are headed...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:59 AM EST

Some Ballots Became Wet Causing Difficulties With Counting

Some Ballots Became Wet Causing Difficulties With Counting

One of the issues that surfaced on Election Day Tuesday was wet ballots, which led to election officials hand counting ballots all night and into Wednesday.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:51 AM EST

Pelosi's House: What to Watch for When Dems Take Control

Pelosi's House: What to Watch for When Dems Take Control

The divisive, down-to-the-wire midterm elections dominated by President Donald Trump and his denunciation of immigrants ended with Democrats gaining control of the House for the first time since 2010, according...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:46 AM EST

Transportation Lockbox Amendment Passes

Transportation Lockbox Amendment Passes

Connecticut voters have agreed to amend the state's constitution to ensure transportation revenues are spent on transportation projects.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 05:12 PM EST

Amendment Limiting Transfer, Sale of Public Lands Passes

Amendment Limiting Transfer, Sale of Public Lands Passes

Voters have agreed to change Connecticut's constitution and place limits on the General Assembly when it attempts to transfer and sell state-owned property to a non-state entity.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 11:29 PM EST

Florida Passes Amendment to Restore Felons' Voting Rights

Florida Passes Amendment to Restore Felons' Voting Rights

Most Florida felons who have finished their sentences will be able to vote again in future elections. Voters on Tuesday approved Amendment 4, which says that most felons will automatically have their voting...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 09:46 PM EST

Clerk Jailed Over Marriage Licenses Loses Re-Election Bid

Clerk Jailed Over Marriage Licenses Loses Re-Election Bid

The Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples lost her bid for a second term Tuesday night. Kim Davis, the Republican incumbent, was defeated by...

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