Thursday, August 27, 2015
Special Election
David Jolly

GOP Emphasis On Obamacare Helps David Jolly Win House Seat In Florida

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Barack Obama’s health care law. With all precincts reporting, Republican David […]

March 12, 2014
David Jolly

Republican Jolly Wins Florida Special Election

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Barack Obama’s health care law. With all precincts reporting, Republican […]

March 11, 2014

Democrats Risk Losing NY-9 Special Election

With less than a week to go until the special election to fill former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner’s seat in Congress, Republican candidate Bob Turner is poised to pull a shocking upset. According to a new Siena College Research Institute poll, Turner leads his Democratic opponent, Assemblyman David Weprin, by a 50 percent to […]

September 9, 2011

Nevada Special Election Dominated by Fear of Chinese Domination

A congressional seat opened up in Nevada earlier this year when Senator John Ensign, mired in a scandal over having tried to pay off the husband of a staffer with whom he had a romantic relationship, resigned. Dean Heller, Congressman from the 2nd district, was appointed to replace him by the Republican governor of the […]

June 20, 2011
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