| Jun 4, 2013
It would have been satisfying — or at least a minor consolation for a stinging defeat — had Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago called for a vote Friday night in Springfield on his bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
| May 24, 2013
| 8:42 AM
A state election official says it appears someone registered to vote in Alaska and another state cast ballots in both states during the November election.
Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai says the matter has been sent to the criminal...
| May 19, 2013
This year, the Legislature enacted "ethics reform" in an effort to improve Florida's political climate. That's all well and good, but it's time now for lawmakers and the electorate to consider far-reaching structural reforms to upgrade Sunshine State...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:36 AM
PETOSKEY -- A candidate elected to the Petoskey Board of Education in November was unable to officially begin board service as early as expected.
School officials planned for Ralph Tramontini to take his oath of office during a special school board...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Catonsville developer Steve W. Whalen Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to five counts of election-law violations for illegally funneling money to a county councilman's campaign and exceeding political contribution limits....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Former Bridgeport state Sen. Ernie Newton, who once labeled himself "the Moses of my people" just before heading for a multi-year prison term for bribery, has just been arrested again and charged with campaign funding fraud.
Here's the full press...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
A prominent Catonsville developer accused of channeling $7,500 in illegal contributions to a Baltimore County councilman and exceeding the total campaign contribution limit for individuals was charged Thursday with violating campaign contribution laws....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A panel established by the General Assembly to recommend changes to Maryland's campaign finance laws is urging lawmakers to adopt sweeping reforms to ensure the public knows where election money is coming from and how it is being use to influence their...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:20 PM
It came down to luck, and Tuesday morning Al Bedrosian had luck on his side.
A tie-breaker in Roanoke County gave Bedrosian the Republican nomination for the Hollins district seat on the board of supervisors.
Bedrosian and his opponent Mike Bailey joined...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A state elections official has seen no confirmed incidents of voters voting in more than one state during the last election.
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell's office last month said a review of voter rolls in more than 20 states showed more than 25,000 Alaska...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:15 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers have agreed to dramatically boost the cash state candidates can raise for elections as part of a broader ethics and elections reform that eliminates some political slush funds politicians have used to support their "fillet...