Election

Dead Candidate Wins Election in Alabama
If there's any doubt how strong the GOP's hold on Alabama is, consider this -- a Republican nominee beat out the Democratic incumbent for a seat on the Bibb County Commission last week despite the fact that he died a month earlier. Congratulations, Alabama, on taking partisanship to a whol…
Ashley Judd Considering Run for U.S. Senate in 2014
Actress Ashley Judd could be looking toward politics for her next job. The younger sister to Wynonna Judd and daughter to Naomi Judd is said to be considering a run for U.S. Senate in 2014, but in a statement, she would only go as far as indicating that it's possible -- but too early -- to disc…
The Best Election Day Reaction Memes
Hey, did you hear there was an election yesterday? It was kind of a big deal, you know, presidents and what not. With Obama being reelected, people were pretty quick to start poking fun of the losers, as well as the ultra-conservatives who said they'd be moving abroad. Oh, and gay marriage and the l…
5 Weird Things Americans Voted on Yesterday
You might not know it from watching TV, but Americans also went to the polls on Tuesday to cast their votes on a myriad of issues not involving a certain residence on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. And some of those issues were a bit strange.
Photos From Election Night 2012
The 2012 presidential election concluded on Nov. 6, and after clinching 303 electoral votes, President Barack Obama will return to the Oval Office for his second term. After one of the most heated battles in campaign history, President Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago, Ill., saying, &qu…
Winners: King, Michaud, Pingree + ‘Yes’ to Same-Sex Marriage
The elections are over! After a decisive victory in the race to succeed retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe, independent Sen.-elect Angus King will be headed to Washington for the next session. Mainers also made history by legalizing gay marriage, something that had never happened by a popular vote. Maine v…
Election Day 2012 – Readers Poll
Country singers are becoming more and more vocal about who they'll choose on Election Day. Sara Evans likes Mitt Romney. Trace Adkins agrees. Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks is voting for Barack Obama, while Ronnie Dunn seems to be on the fence. Who will you vote for today, Election Day 2012…

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