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Georgia election officials discuss breach, security measures

Sep. 28, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia State Election Board held a meeting Wednesday meant to reassure board members and the general public that the state's elections remain secure following the revelation of a breach of voting equipment in one county. The meeting included a presentation on...

Voting equipment to be replaced after 'unauthorized access'

Sep. 23, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state on Friday announced plans to replace election equipment in one county following “unauthorized access” to the equipment that happened two months after the 2020 election. A computer forensics team hired by allies of then-President...

Video shows 'unauthorized access' to Ga. election equipment

Sep. 20, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Republican Party official in Georgia told a computer forensics team to copy components of the voting system at a rural elections office two months after the 2020 election and spent nearly all day there, contradicting her sworn deposition testimony about her role in the alleged...

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

Sep. 09, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of computer and election security experts is urging Georgia election officials to replace the state's touchscreen voting machines with hand-marked paper ballots ahead of the November midterm elections, citing what they say are “serious threats” posed by an apparent...

Video fills in details on alleged Ga. election system breach

Sep. 06, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two months after the 2020 presidential election, a team of computer experts traveled to south Georgia to copy software and data from voting equipment in an apparent breach of a county election system. They were greeted outside by the head of the local Republican Party, who was...

EXPLAINER: Bolsonaro knocks Brazil's voting system

Sep. 06, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With Brazil’s presidential election just a month off, President Jair Bolsonaro is feeding concern about the nation’s electronic voting system. He has long insisted that the machines, used for a quarter-century, are prone to fraud, though he acknowledged last year that...

Trump election probe in Georgia cites voting system breach

Aug. 26, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The prosecutor investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in Georgia is seeking information about the alleged involvement of a Trump ally in the breach of voting equipment at a county roughly 200 miles south of...

Brazil vote: Executives under scrutiny after coup chatter

Aug. 23, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Weeks ahead of Brazil’s presidential election, police carried out search warrants Tuesday targeting several business leaders who allegedly participated in a private chat group that included comments favoring a possible coup and military involvement in politics. ...

Mississippi Wing Stop to pay back wages for labor violations

Aug. 16, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

SOUTHAVEN, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi franchise operator of five chain chicken wing restaurants was illegally deducting money from workers’ wages and violated child labor regulations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Boss Wings Enterprises LLC in Southaven, which is...