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Baltic mayoral race could be settled by drawing lots

Jun. 11, 2021 13:35 PM EDT

BALTIC, S.D. (AP) — The next mayor of Baltic, South Dakota could be decided by the drawing of lots after the election officially ended in a tie. Election officials from the southeastern South Dakota city, which has a population of just over 1,000, said their canvas of...

Republican loses bid for revote in Las Vegas commission race

Jun. 10, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a call for an election do-over from a Republican candidate who lost his bid for a county commission seat in Las Vegas by 15 votes. Stavros Anthony chose the wrong legal method to seek a new election, the court said...

Arizona GOP election audit draws more Republican politicians

Jun. 02, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Three Pennsylvania lawmakers were in Arizona on Wednesday to check out the state Senate GOP’s partisan audit of the 2020 election. They’re the latest Republicans to make a pilgrimage to Phoenix, ground zero in the “stop the steal” movement's push...

Auditors find no fraud in disputed New Hampshire election

May. 27, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

PEMBROKE N.H. (AP) — There is no evidence of fraud or political bias in a controversial New Hampshire election where a recount and audit has drawn the interest of former President Donald Trump, auditors concluded Thursday. Rather, auditors investigating the election in...

It's not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

May. 25, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after Donald Trump's loss, conspiracy theorists and backers of former President Donald Trump are continuing their push for repeated examinations of ballots and finding limited successes. A Georgia judge last week awarded a group the chance to...

Key firm drops out of Arizona GOP's 2020 election recount

May. 25, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A subcontractor working on a Republican-led audit of the 2020 election results in Arizona's largest county has dropped out of the project. Wake Technology Solutions Inc. was leading the hand-recount part of the audit but decided not to renew its contract,...

It's not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

May. 24, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after Donald Trump's loss, conspiracy theorists and Trump backers are continuing their push for repeated examinations of ballots and finding limited successes. A Georgia judge last week awarded a group the chance to review mail ballots in a...

Experts or 'grifters'? Little-known firm runs Arizona audit

May. 23, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

In early March, a Boston-based vote-counting firm called Clear Ballot Group sent a bid to Arizona's state Senate to audit the 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County. The firm has conducted more than 200 such audits over 13 years in business. “Our level...

Republican Arizona election official says Trump "unhinged"

May. 15, 2021 21:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Republican who now leads the Arizona county elections department targeted by a GOP audit of the 2020 election results is slamming former President Donald Trump and others in his party for their continued falsehoods about how the election was run. ...

Voting machines, ballots arrive for New Hampshire audit

May. 11, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The audit of a controversial legislative election in New Hampshire began Tuesday with the voting machines and boxes of ballots arriving at the site where they’ll be reviewed. A team of three auditors has until May 27 by law to complete their work...