2018 Midterm elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers trying to oust Nancy Pelosi started rallying behind a possible contender Thursday, but the House Democratic leader gained key endorsements and said she has “overwhelming support” to become the next speaker. Pelosi picked up backing from Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., the civil rights leader, while a who’s-who of Democrats — including […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker also rejected a request to extend the deadline later in the […]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to “ramp down the rhetoric,” saying it eroded public confidence in the election for Senate and governor. The state’s law enforcement arm and elections monitors have […]

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A Texas judge ousted in this year’s midterm elections spent the following morning releasing nearly all of the juvenile defendants who came before him, and he didn’t show up to court Thursday. Harris County Juvenile Court Judge Glenn Devlin lost his re-election bid to Natalia Oakes as Democrats swept the county’s juvenile judicial offices. “He was releasing […]

The vote continues in both Florida and Georgia. Roland Martin says that in Georgia, Brian Kemp’s lead is getting smaller and he has made it very clear that he wants Stacey Abrams to coincide, but she refuses. Cliff Albright of Black Voters Matter insists that “all votes need to be counted, including absentee and provisional […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams‘ Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia unsettled governor’s race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were wrongly rejected. If successful, the suit would prevent officials from certifying county vote totals until Wednesday and could restore […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — An African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office has flipped a long-red House seat that Georgia Republicans held onto just last year in what was then the nation’s most expensive congressional race. “We’ve sent a strong message to the entire country,” Lucy McBath tweeted on Thursday after Rep. […]

Every election cycle we see celebs endorse candidates and this year’s midterms were no different. Over the past few weeks there have been dozens of celebs that have endorsed candidates for different positions. On Tuesday afternoon Beyonce took to Instagram to show her support of senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke. She posted a photo wearing a “Beto […]

Stacey Abrams is running for Governor of Georgia and she tells the TJMS crew that she feels good! Abrams says that when she decided to run she knew it would be an uphill battle. While campaigning she and her team worked to reach voters who had never been touched before. She says she never expected […]

It’s the big day! Everyone needs to get out and vote, you have the chance to make a difference. There are huge governorship races going on right now. Tom will be in Tallahassee to celebrate with Andrew Gillum and Sybil will be in Atlanta to Celebrate with Stacey Abrams. Don’t forget to vote! HEAD BACK […]