Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

The Latest: GOP's Bishop wins N Carolina special election

Sep. 11, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Conservative Republican Dan Bishop has won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has...

GOP holds N Carolina House seat but shows frailty in suburbs

Sep. 11, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his narrow victory didn't erase questions about whether President Donald Trump and...

GOP's Dan Bishop wins North Carolina congressional seat with boost from Trump after ballot fraud forced do-over election

Sep. 10, 2019 10:12 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — GOP's Dan Bishop wins North Carolina congressional seat with boost from Trump after ballot fraud forced do-over election.

Trump's US-Taliban move pushes Afghans toward fragile vote

Sep. 10, 2019 8:50 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump's sudden halt to U.S.-Taliban talks looks like a gift to the beleaguered Afghan president, who has insisted on holding a key election in less than three weeks' time despite widespread expectations that a peace deal would push it aside. Now, with an agreement...

Correction: AF-Obit-Robert-Mugabe story

Sep. 9, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about the death of former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mugabe was "the first post-colonial leader of what had been British-controlled Rhodesia." In fact, a white minority government in what was then known as...

Hondurans feel fate of their unpopular president lies in US

Sep. 9, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In a closet-sized underground hip-hop studio in one of the deadliest neighborhoods in Honduras' capital, Leonardo Sierra believes nothing will change in his country until the United States decides it should. In the 28-year-old's assessment, it is Washington — fearing a...

Israeli PM's bid to place cameras at polling stations fails

Sep. 9, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed on Monday in his eleventh hour bid to legislate that cameras be installed in polling stations to prevent what his supporters claim is voting fraud in Arab districts. After a stormy session, a parliamentary committee voted it down before it...

Echoing Trump, Israeli leader pushes for election cameras

Sep. 8, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a strategy reminiscent of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Israel's prime minister is preemptively claiming to be a victim of electoral fraud as the country prepares to head to elections. In a Facebook video Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused his opponents of...

After NC ballot fraud, voters concerned about fair elections

Sep. 7, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — In the North Carolina county where a congressional election was scrapped last year after suspected ballot tampering, voters say the county's history of underhanded politics makes them wonder whether fairness will continue beyond next week's special election. "In this county, I've...

Analysis: Storm spat underscores Mr. Never Wrong's mindset

Sep. 6, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn't make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump's relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created days of ridicule and skepticism, are just the latest example of the president's...