November 18, 2013 GOP businessman Vance McAllister, a political newcomer, handily defeated Republican state Sen. Neil Riser in a special election that tested two different GOP approaches to Obamacare.
November 15, 2013 There's little difference between state Sen. Neil Riser and businessman Vance McAllister on the major issues. But the two Republicans vying to replace former GOP Rep. Rodney Alexander in Louisiana have a notable difference of opinion on Obamacare.
November 15, 2013 After incumbent Don Bowden ended up tied with challenger John Davis in the Nov. 5 mayoral election in Albion, Idaho, at 60 votes apiece, a coin toss was called to determine the winner.
November 12, 2013 Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring leads Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain by a mere 117 votes in the Virginia attorney general's election. If it remains that close after a recount, the race will rank as one of the closest statewide contests in modern history.
November 11, 2013 It's about as close as it gets in Virginia's election for attorney general — just 17 votes separate Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain and Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring out of more than 2.2 million cast.
November 6, 2013 Politicians often call members of their own party to congratulate them on a successful campaign. But Biden seems to relish the opportunity, personally reaching out to 10 winning candidates in state and local races around the country Tuesday night.
November 6, 2013 Governors, legislators and mayors were elected across the map on Tuesday. Voters also cast ballots on measures regarding taxes, marijuana, genetically modified food and even secession.
November 5, 2013 There's plenty of action to be found on statewide ballots this election season. Colorado voters must decide whether to raise income taxes to provide more funding for public schools, and how much to tax marijuana sales. In Washington state, a fight over labeling genetically modified foods is drenched in cash.