Latest Voting machines News

Lawmakers rewrite rules for Louisiana's voting system search

Jun. 11, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the final minutes of their legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers agreed to change the way the state shops for voting systems, to include more public vetting and require an auditable paper trail, after two recent efforts to replace the state’s voting machines...

Arizona GOP election audit draws more Republican politicians

Jun. 02, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Three Pennsylvania lawmakers were in Arizona on Wednesday to check out the state Senate GOP’s partisan audit of the 2020 election. They’re the latest Republicans to make a pilgrimage to Phoenix, ground zero in the “stop the steal” movement's push...

Auditors find no fraud in disputed New Hampshire election

May. 27, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

PEMBROKE N.H. (AP) — There is no evidence of fraud or political bias in a controversial New Hampshire election where a recount and audit has drawn the interest of former President Donald Trump, auditors concluded Thursday. Rather, auditors investigating the election in...

Alabama governor signs bill to ban curbside voting

May. 26, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed legislation to ban curbside voting in the state. Ivey's office announced she signed the bill by Republican Rep. Wes Allen of Troy that would forbid election workers from setting up curbside areas for...

It's not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

May. 25, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after Donald Trump's loss, conspiracy theorists and backers of former President Donald Trump are continuing their push for repeated examinations of ballots and finding limited successes. A Georgia judge last week awarded a group the chance to...

It's not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

May. 24, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after Donald Trump's loss, conspiracy theorists and Trump backers are continuing their push for repeated examinations of ballots and finding limited successes. A Georgia judge last week awarded a group the chance to review mail ballots in a...

Ohio county ordered to purchase disputed voting machines

May. 24, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme County on Monday sided with a county elections board in a dispute over the purchase of voting machines tied to unfounded allegations of fraud in the 2020 presidential election. At issue before the high court was a rift between the...

Judge agrees to unseal Fulton absentee ballots for audit

May. 24, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Friday agreed to unseal absentee ballots to allow for an audit of November election results in Georgia's most populous county. Henry County Superior Court Judge Brian Amero said the specifics of the audit of more than 145,000 absentee ballots...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

May. 21, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Arizona election...

Arizona election chief: GOP-audited machines must be dropped

May. 21, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Voting machines from Arizona’s most populous county should not be used in the future after state Senate Republicans forced officials to give them access for an audit of 2020 election results, the state’s top elections official said Thursday. Secretary...