Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making

Jan. 16, 2022 19:42 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two days after the election on Nov. 3, 2020, the Oath Keepers were already convinced that victory had been stolen from President Donald Trump and members of the far-right militia group were making plans to march on the U.S. Capitol. “We aren't getting...

No charges for 151 Arizona votes vetted over fraud claims

Jan. 14, 2022 19:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A review of potential voter fraud cases in the 2020 general election in Arizona's second-largest county ended Friday with an announcement by prosecutors that none of the 151 cases they reviewed merited criminal charges. The findings in Pima County provide yet another...

Court puts hold on GOP inspection of county voting machines

Jan. 14, 2022 18:11 PM EST

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An inspection of voting machines in a heavily Republican county in Pennsylvania as part of a GOP “investigation” into the 2020 presidential election was moments away from starting Friday until the state Supreme Court put it on hold. The high court...

Sponsor: Ohio voting law overhaul won't be ready for 2022

Jan. 14, 2022 15:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A significant rewrite of Ohio's election laws that includes new restrictions on voting and some added conveniences long supported by voting rights advocates will not be ready for 2022 elections, its sponsor says. Republican state Rep. Bill Seitz, the bill's...

Senate panel advances constitutional noncitizen voting ban

Jan. 13, 2022 09:55 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A state Senate committee is supporting a plan to amend the Georgia Constitution to include a ban on voting by noncitizens that is already in state law. The Senate Ethics Committee voted 7-2 on Thursday to advance Senate Resolution 363. It moves to the full Senate for...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Jan. 12, 2022 17:01 PM EST

Albany Times Union. January 10, 2022. Editorial: Editorial: DOCCS’ failed test Thousands of New York prison inmates were disciplined for failing drug tests — tests that were not only deeply unreliable but administered incorrectly, in violation of state policy, the...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 12, 2022 16:27 PM EST

Philadelphia Inquirer. January 10, 2022. Editorial: To help Pennsylvanians, Biden must alleviate student loan debt Fourteen percent of people in our state carry student loan debt. Forgiving those debts could be a game changer for Pennsylvania residents. ...

Sen. Rounds pushes GOP to get 'louder' on false Trump claims

Jan. 12, 2022 16:10 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota has been telling people for the last year that the 2020 election was fair, but this week he did something few other Republicans have dared — tell a national audience that. Now he wishes more Republicans would join him. ...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jan. 12, 2022 14:45 PM EST

Rome News-Tribune. January 8, 2022. Editorial: Vote for our educational future It’s easy to say “I don’t have kids” or “I don’t want to pay for that” but supporting the proposed education local option sales tax is an investment in our community’s...

Biden challenges Senate on voting: 'Tired of being quiet!'

Jan. 11, 2022 22:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Pounding his hand for emphasis, President Joe Biden challenged senators Tuesday to “stand against voter suppression” by changing Senate rules to pass voting rights legislation that Republicans are blocking from debate and votes. Biden told a crowd in Atlanta...