Latest Electronic voting News

Brazilian protests intensify; Bolsonaro stays silent

Nov. 25, 2022 15:28 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two men were sitting at a bar on Nov. 21, sipping drinks for relief from the scorching heat of Brazil's Mato Grosso state, when police officers barged in and arrested them for allegedly torching trucks and an ambulance with Molotov cocktails. One man...

Wis. election officials weigh changes to military voting

Nov. 25, 2022 09:36 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials are weighing whether changes to military absentee voting are needed after a top Milwaukee election official was charged with fraud in false requests for military absentee ballots just days before the Nov. 8 election. Kimberly...

Brazil election agency rejects Bolsonaro push to void votes

Nov. 24, 2022 00:10 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Brazil's electoral authority has rejected the request from President Jair Bolsonaro's political party to annul ballots cast on most electronic voting machines, which would have overturned the Oct. 30 election. Alexandre de Moraes had issued a...

Brazil election agency rejects Bolsonaro push to void votes

Nov. 23, 2022 23:21 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Brazil's electoral authority on Wednesday rejected the request from President Jair Bolsonaro and his political party to annul ballots cast on most electronic voting machines, which would have overturned the Oct. 30 election. Alexandre de Moraes...

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

Nov. 22, 2022 20:21 PM EST

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than three weeks after losing a reelection bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded the electoral authority annul votes cast on most of Brazil’s nation’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug doesn't...

In Brazil, Bolsonaro voters protest against his defeat

Nov. 15, 2022 15:11 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Brazilians wearing yellow and green, the colors of the national flag, gathered Tuesday across the country to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro's defeat in last month's election and asking for the armed forces to intervene. In Rio de...

Report by Brazil's military on election count cites no fraud

Nov. 10, 2022 15:03 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A much-awaited report from the Brazilian military highlighted flaws in the country's electoral systems and proposed improvements, but it did not substantiate claims of fraud from some of President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters, who continue to protest against his Oct. 30...

Brazil armed forces' report on election finds no fraud

Nov. 09, 2022 22:04 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The defense ministry released a report Wednesday highlighting flaws in Brazil's electoral systems and proposing improvements, but there was nothing to substantiate claims of fraud from some of President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters protesting his Oct. 30 defeat. ...

Brazil’s brash President Bolsonaro mum after election loss

Oct. 31, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — In Brazil’s capital on Monday, the silence was deafening. Nearly a full day after President Jair Bolsonaro lost his bid for reelection, the usually brash right-wing leader had neither conceded defeat nor challenged the results of the country's closest...

South Carolina county could restrict children's books on sex

Oct. 30, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Officials in South Carolina's most populous county are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would restrict children from accessing public library books and electronic materials that are “promoting sexuality.” Local news outlets report the...