Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

Senate GOP probe: No systemic fraud in Michigan election

Jun. 23, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Senate Republicans who investigated Michigan's 2020 presidential election for months concluded there was no widespread or systemic fraud and urged the state attorney general to consider probing people who have made false allegations about the results in Antrim County...

GOP filibuster blocks Democrats' big voting rights bill

Jun. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law suffered a major setback in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a filibuster wall of Republican opposition to what would be the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation. ...

GOP voting law bill clears state House amid Wolf veto threat

Jun. 22, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican rewrite of Pennsylvania election law that would mandate voter IDs, alter registration and ballot counting deadlines and give conservatives auditing procedures they have clamored for passed the state House on Tuesday despite the Democratic governor’s...

Wisconsin Republicans send election bills to governor

Jun. 22, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly sent bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for the elderly and disabled to cast absentee ballots and prohibit officials from filling in missing information on the envelopes of returned absentee ballots. ...

In Senate vote, Biden sees 'step forward' for elections bill

Jun. 21, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it views the Senate's work on an elections bill overhaul and changes being offered by Sen. Joe Manchin as a “step forward," even though the Democrats' priority legislation is expected to be blocked by a Republican filibuster. ...

Arizona House Republicans advance 2 election bills

Jun. 21, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona House Republicans on Monday advanced a measure requiring election officials to give prosecutors records of mail ballots that get rejected because the signature doesn’t match the one on file. Republicans said the measure would help find...

Judge weighs whether to dismiss Georgia ballot review case

Jun. 21, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

McDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A judge is weighing whether to dismiss claims brought by a group of voters who allege that fraud during the November general election in Georgia's most populous county resulted in the violation of their constitutional rights. The lawsuit filed by...

Probation for WVa mail carrier in absentee ballot case

Jun. 21, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia postal carrier who pleaded guilty to altering mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots was sentenced to five years’ probation Monday. Thomas Cooper was charged in May 2020 after eight mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots...

EU, US, UK, Canada join forces to slap sanctions on Belarus

Jun. 21, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada joined forces Monday to impose sanctions on several senior officials in Belarus over the forced diversion to Minsk of a passenger plane travelling between two EU countries last month. Asset...

Ex-Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman running for AG

Jun. 21, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman formally launched a run for attorney general Monday, becoming the latest challenger to embattled GOP incumbent Ken Paxton. Guzman, a Republican who spent more than a decade on Texas' highest court before...