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  • Ron Barber, aide to Giffords, wins his ex-boss’ seat

    June 13, 2012 | 10:04 am

    Ron Barber, a former aide to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, won her seat in a special election.

    Barber, who decided to run after Giffords formerly resigned her seat earlier this year to recover from a shooting in January 2011, defeated Jesse Kelly, a Republican who suffered a narrow...

  • Advice from the Governator

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    May 9, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    It has been less than a decade since Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger won the special election to recall and replace Gov. Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger finished nearly 1.5 million votes ahead of the second-place gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Cruz Bustamante. Schwarzenegger won...

  • Republican Bob Turner wins Weiner’s former seat

    September 14, 2011 | 12:01 am

    In a blow to Democrats, a Republican candidate captured the heavily Jewish New York City congressional district previously represented by Rep. Anthony Weiner.

    The Republican candidate, Bob Turner, beat his Democratic opponent, New York State Assemblyman David Weprin, in Tuesday’s...

  • Early Congressional District 36 Election Results: Hahn Leads Among Mail-In Voters

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 17, 2011 | 10:35 pm

    With the polls closed and only the mail-in ballots counted, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn is leading the pack of 16 candidates in the special election to fill California’s 36th Congressional District, the seat vacated by Jane Harman in December 2010. Hahn won 24 percent...