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Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 03, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 3, 2022. Editorial: Missouri already has an abortion ‘trigger’ ban. Kansas, your freedom is on the line The Supreme Court’s apparent decision to reverse its landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion is a breathtaking mistake, wrong on the...

Wisconsin Supreme Court lets Racine recount stand

Apr. 12, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that challengers of a school referendum in Racine did not have a right to have the ballots examined in court following a recount that upheld a five-vote margin of victory for the ballot measure. Racine...

County GOP pays for envelope count to disprove voter fraud

Mar. 29, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county Republican organization paid to have election officials recount signature envelopes from the November 2020 election in an attempt to alleviate voter concerns after a private group claimed its own count found nearly 4,600 more votes than envelopes in the...

Nevada county rejects paper ballots, sheriffs at vote sites

Mar. 23, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An election reform package has been rejected in northern Nevada with the help of critics that included a lawyer involved in one of the most famous recounts in state history. Alex Flangas, a lawyer in Washoe County for 37 years, told the commission Tuesday...

Elections official in Michigan charged with ballot tampering

Mar. 12, 2022 12:11 PM EST

FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A former township clerk and current county elections supervisor in Michigan has been charged with ballot tampering in the August 2020 primary. Kathy Funk also is charged with misconduct in office, the Michigan attorney general's office said late Friday....