Latest Local elections News

Georgia voting equipment breach at center of tangled tale

Sep. 24, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The tale of breached voting equipment in one of the country's most important political battleground states involves a bail bondsman, a prominent attorney tied to former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and a cast of characters from a...

Missouri judge weighing lawsuits over photo ID law

Sep. 23, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys argued in court Friday over two lawsuits challenging a new Missouri law on voter photo identification and civic engagement rules. The hearing over how and whether the lawsuits should proceed was held before a judge in Cole County. ...

Voting equipment to be replaced after 'unauthorized access'

Sep. 23, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state on Friday announced plans to replace election equipment in one county following “unauthorized access” to the equipment that happened two months after the 2020 election. A computer forensics team hired by allies of then-President...

Judge: Maryland can start counting mail-in ballots earlier

Sep. 23, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland judge granted an emergency petition on Friday filed by the Maryland State Board of Elections to enable the counting of mail-in ballots earlier than they were during the state's July primary. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge James Bonifant...

Reno City Council sees 2nd councilmember resignation

Sep. 23, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno city councilmember has resigned, making it the council's second departure in a month. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports Oscar Delgado handed in his resignation Friday. This comes after Neoma Jardon resigned in August. In a statement released...

NH AG: Some Democrat absentee ballot mailers had wrong info

Sep. 23, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's attorney general on Friday issued a cease-and-desist order against the state Democratic Party regarding absentee ballot application mailers with incorrect information that were sent to 39 communities and affected 926 voters. “This was a...

Candidates for top Arizona election job spar in debate

Sep. 22, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican Arizona lawmaker who embraces election conspiracies and has former President Donald Trump’s endorsement sparred with the Democrat who helped oversee the 2020 election in Maricopa County in a debate Thursday evening as they each seek the state's top elections post. ...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Sep. 22, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

Times and Democrat. September 18, 2022. Editorial: Know your voting status and races on your ballot If you plan to vote in the November general election, September’s National Voter Registration Month is the time to take stock of your status and look ahead to casting...

Affordable housing plan to go before Seattle voters

Sep. 21, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Next year people in Seattle will decide whether the city should set up a public developer to create affordable housing. The Seattle Times reports the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday to allow King County Elections to put the proposed...

Official held in Vegas reporter killing facing loss of job

Sep. 20, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A local elected official got court-appointed attorneys during his arraignment Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Las Vegas investigative journalist who wrote articles critical of him and his managerial conduct. Robert Richard Telles, the Clark County public...