Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

Nevada: GOP filed baseless election fraud allegations

Apr. 22, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Wednesday that her office reviewed election fraud allegations that state Republican Party leaders delivered to her office in March and found that some allegations were already under investigation, while the vast...

Democrats sue to block "audit" of 2020 Arizona election

Apr. 22, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Democratic Party and the sole Democrat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block the Arizona Senate's ballot recount and audit of the county's 2020 election. The last-ditch...

Arizona election bill dies amid Republican infighting

Apr. 22, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate on Thursday voted down an election bill that critics deride as an attempt at voter suppression because of infighting among Republicans. But the measure could come back at a later date. The measure would purge inconsistent voters from...

GOP-backed voting law rewrite in Ohio offers mix of changes

Apr. 22, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A significant rewrite of Ohio's election laws will call for prohibiting off-site ballot drop boxes, eliminating a day of early voting and tightening Ohio's voter ID requirement while also adding new conveniences to elections, such as allowing absentee ballot requests...

Maricopa County delivering ballots, equipment for audit

Apr. 21, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials in Arizona's most populous county started delivering equipment used in the November election won by President Joe Biden to the state fairgrounds on Wednesday. They plan to cart 2.1 million ballots to the site Thursday so Republicans in the state Senate who have...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Apr. 21, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ April 21 The Times and Democrat on South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott's police reform proposals: It’s not hard to believe that most Americans do not favor...

Ohio Supreme Court takes case over voting machines purchase

Apr. 21, 2021 08:08 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A dispute over the purchase of voting machines tied to unfounded allegations of fraud in the 2020 presidential election has reached the Ohio Supreme Court. At issue before the high court is a feud over the purchase of Denver-based Dominion Voting...

GOP advances Arizona election bill criticized by businesses

Apr. 20, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans on Tuesday advanced an election bill that's drawn fierce opposition from voting rights advocates, Democrats and prominent business executives who say it would disenfranchise voters of color. The measure passed the House in a party-line...

Democrats point to Georgia in push for new elections law

Apr. 20, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are spotlighting Georgia as they build their case for a broad overhaul of U.S. election law, arguing the new voting rules in the state are emblematic of Republican measures across the country that threaten access to the polls. A Senate...

Louisiana senators back bill to modify voting machine search

Apr. 20, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana would rework the way it shops for voting machines, under legislation that started moving forward Tuesday in the state Senate after two failed efforts to replace the state's voting system ended in controversy. The proposal by Senate...