Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, defeated former Gov. Terry McAuliffe after largely steering clear of Donald J. Trump. His success could point the way to G.O.P. gains in blue states next year. The New Jersey governor’s race remained too close to call.
Local and statewide elections are being held around the country on Tuesday. Here are some of the Election Day basics.
Mail-in ballots skewed early returns in some states in 2020. Will the trend repeat itself on Tuesday?
A family crisis diverted Ms. Wu from the stable path her parents planned for her. Now she hopes to become mayor.
Kari Lake Claims Her Voters Were Disenfranchised. Her Voters Tell a Different Story.
Ms. Lake’s supporters say in testimonials that they had problems at Phoenix-area polling sites. But a review by The New York Times shows that most of them successfully cast their ballots.
By Charles Homans, Alexandra Berzon, Jim Rutenberg and Ken Bensinger
Kari Lake says she is ‘exploring every avenue’ to fight her loss, despite no sign of election-tilting problems.
While Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix, had long lines and glitches with election tabulators, there has been no evidence that the problems influenced Arizona’s race for governor.
By Alexandra Berzon and Jim Rutenberg
In Arizona, Kari Lake’s Next Move Splits Factions of G.O.P.
The defeated candidate for governor is weighing whether to concede or mount a legal challenge. The choice is pitting old-guard Republicans against election deniers pushing for a fight.
By Jazmine Ulloa, Alexandra Berzon, Jack Healy and Jim Rutenberg