Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

Federal grand jury investigating N Carolina ballot fraud

Apr. 17, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race. The grand jury is meeting Tuesday through Thursday in Raleigh to review election irregularities in the 9th Congressional District. State elections board...

Govt opponent confirmed as Istanbul mayor, objection pending

Apr. 17, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Wednesday confirmed the opposition's candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, as the mayor of Istanbul, ending more than two weeks of recounts of the March 31 vote demanded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party. All eyes however, were turned toward Turkey's top...

Turkey's ruling party wants Istanbul election voided, redone

Apr. 16, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's ruling party on Tuesday asked that a recent municipal election it lost in Istanbul be invalidated, as partial vote recounts in the city and the fight for the country's commercial hub continued. The Justice and Development Party, or AKP, filed its "extraordinary objection" to the...

Some overseas Indonesians may vote again after fraud claim

Apr. 16, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's Election Supervision Agency said Tuesday about 320,000 overseas voters in neighboring Malaysia's biggest city should vote again in presidential and legislative elections after finding evidence that postal ballots had been tampered with. Election officials rushed to...

Erdogan says Istanbul mayoral vote should be canceled

Apr. 10, 2019 4:28 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says recent election results in Istanbul should be annulled over irregularities that include the alleged unlawful appointment of some officials overseeing the ballot boxes. Speaking to reporters on his return from a trip to Moscow, Erdogan said...

Turkish electoral board rejects full Istanbul vote recount

Apr. 9, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party said Tuesday it will seek a re-run of the March 31 mayoral election in Istanbul, citing alleged irregularities. Ali Ihsan Yavuz, a ruling party deputy chairman, announced the decision hours after Turkey's top electoral authority...

The Latest: Turkish ruling party seeks rerun in Istanbul

Apr. 9, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Turkish local elections (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The opposition party's candidate has criticized the plans of Turkey's ruling party plans to seek a repeat of the mayoral race in Istanbul and urged the party to acknowledge his victory. Ekrem Imamoglu, who won the...

Turkey's ruling party says it will seek re-run of mayoral vote in Istanbul, citing irregularities

Apr. 9, 2019 6:33 AM EDT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party says it will seek re-run of mayoral vote in Istanbul, citing irregularities.

Turkey's Erdogan defends demand for full recount in Istanbul

Apr. 8, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday defended his party's demand for a full recount in the Istanbul mayoral race, claiming irregularities marred "almost all" of the voting. Erdogan suffered a major setback in the country's March 31 local elections. Opposition candidates...

'Necessity': Those in US illegally push for license to drive

Apr. 8, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — Dairy farm worker Luis Jiménez gambles every time he drives without a license. Even a minor traffic stop could alert immigration agents that he is in the country illegally and lead to deportation. But in the wide open spaces of upstate New York's farm country, supermarkets and job...