Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

Hearing on Jan. 6 violence exposes stark partisan divisions

May. 12, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans sought to rewrite the history of the Jan. 6 insurrection during a rancorous congressional hearing Wednesday, painting the Trump supporters who attacked the building as mostly peaceful patriots and downplaying repeatedly the violence of the day. ...

The Latest: Hearing on Capitol riot wraps; little new info

May. 12, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional testimony about the Jan. 6 Capitol riot (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A House hearing on the federal response to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has concluded after more than five hours of testimony that...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 12, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

(McComb) Enterprise-Journal. May 7, 2021. Editorial: Early voting can prevent fraud Mississippi’s resistance to early voting — and the backtracking of other Republican-led states that previously were receptive to it — makes sense only if you...

House GOP ousts Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership job, punishing Trump critic who rebuked his election fraud falsehoods

May. 12, 2021 09:30 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP ousts Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership job, punishing Trump critic who rebuked his election fraud falsehoods.

UK government plan to toughen voter ID rules draws criticism

May. 12, 2021 08:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced contentious plans to toughen election voting rules by requiring photo identification at polling stations, a move it says will protect the democratic system against electoral fraud. But opponents and civil liberties...

Rep. Cheney, facing ouster from top GOP post, says she 'will not sit back' against Trump's election fraud falsehoods

May. 11, 2021 21:42 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Cheney, facing ouster from top GOP post, says she 'will not sit back' against Trump's election fraud falsehoods.

Wisconsin GOP-led Legislature approves election law changes

May. 11, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature passed bills Tuesday that would make it more difficult to vote absentee — proposals that were all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers but that GOP lawmakers said were needed to address issues that...

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...

Arizona makes it easier to purge some from early voting list

May. 11, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed legislation purging infrequent voters from a list of those who automatically get a mail-in ballot each election, ignoring protests from Democrats and prominent business leaders who said the measure would suppress the votes of people...

Judge dismisses GOP lawsuit over Maricopa County election

May. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged voting irregularities in the Arizona Republican Party's January election, ruling that the dispute involved internal party politics and cannot be decided in a court of law. The lawsuit...