Latest Election recounts News

'Nowhere I feel safe': Election officials recount threats

Jun. 21, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wandrea “Shaye” Moss testified Tuesday to lawmakers about how her life was upended when former President Donald Trump and his allies falsely accused her and her mother of pulling fraudulent ballots from a suitcase in Georgia. The former Georgia elections...

Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar declared winner in Texas recount

Jun. 21, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A recount in Texas affirmed Democrat U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar as the winner Tuesday of his primary race against progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros, who had trailed by fewer than 200 votes following a runoff in May. Cuellar, a nine-term congressman, defeated...

Recount gives Texas Democrat Vallejo US House primary win

Jun. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A recount in Texas has affirmed Democrat Michelle Vallejo as her party's nominee for a new congressional district that Republicans are aggressively targeting this November as they demonstrate new strength with Hispanic voters along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

What we know about how Pence's day unfolded on Jan. 6

Jun. 16, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence won't be testifying at Thursday's Jan. 6 committee hearing. But he will be in the spotlight as the focus turns to former President Donald Trump’s desperate and futile attempts to persuade his vice president to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election...

GOP commission refuses to certify New Mexico primary vote

Jun. 14, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s secretary of state on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to order the Republican-led commission of rural Otero County to certify primary election results after it refused to do so over distrust of Dominion vote-tallying machines. Democratic...

Democratic recount doesn't change Georgia 10th District race

Jun. 14, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The candidates in a Democratic runoff for Georgia's 10th Congressional District are still Tabitha Johnson-Green and Jessica Fore, after a recount demanded by third-place finisher Phyllis Hatcher didn't allow Hatcher to overtake Fore for second place. Georgia...

Candidate wins Democratic OR House primary by 28 votes

Jun. 14, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Oregon House District 38 has won his party's primary by just 28 votes. The OregonianLive reports that Lake Oswego City Councilor and small businessman Daniel Nguyen topped school board member Neelam Gupta, according to certified...

New Mexico county wants to halt use of vote-count machines

Jun. 10, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican-led county commission in southern New Mexico is seeking to change the way ballots are collected and counted in the run-up to November's mid-term election. Otero County’s three-member commission includes Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin,...

Oz wins Pa. Senate primary ahead of showdown with Fetterman

Jun. 08, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Wednesday, narrowly defeating former hedge fund CEO David McCormick after a dayslong statewide recount buffeted by litigation that...

Pennsylvania recount determines Dr. Mehmet Oz has won Republican US Senate primary by 951 votes out of 1.3 million cast

Jun. 08, 2022 18:16 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania recount determines Dr. Mehmet Oz has won Republican US Senate primary by 951 votes out of 1.3 million cast.