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Changes may be ahead for criticized Georgia election system

Jan. 1, 2019 6:28 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's outdated election system has drawn criticism from cybersecurity experts and voting integrity advocates, and now a commission tasked with examining potential replacements is preparing to make recommendations to lawmakers. The paperless system was closely scrutinized during last...

Confusion, anger grow as Congo faces Sunday's election

Dec. 25, 2018 10:59 AM EST

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As Congo hurtles toward Sunday's already troubled election, the opposition on Tuesday urged mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines as concerns grow about how the ballots of some 40 million people will be counted and shared. This vast Central African...

Correction: Election 2018-Secretary of State-Georgia story

Dec. 5, 2018 1:57 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In a story Dec. 4 about the runoff election for Georgia secretary of state, The Associated Press erroneously reported the statewide office has no law enforcement role. According to Candice Broce, a spokeswoman for the secretary of state's office, the office has an investigations...

GOP's Raffensperger wins runoff for Georgia elections chief

Dec. 5, 2018 12:57 AM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Republican Brad Raffensperger won a runoff election Tuesday to become Georgia's next secretary of state, taking over the office at the center of a debate over voter access and election security in the Southern state. Raffensperger, a state lawmaker from suburban Atlanta, defeated...

Startups, old-line automakers aim to take bite out of Tesla

Nov. 26, 2018 4:49 PM EST

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — In a renovated old cash register factory in suburban Detroit, 300 engineers are toiling away on an all-electric pickup truck and an SUV that they hope can take on Tesla. All of them work for Rivian, which on Monday will unveil the two vehicles ahead of the Los Angeles Auto...

Startups, old-line automakers aim to take bite out of Tesla

Nov. 26, 2018 8:02 AM EST

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — In a renovated old cash register factory in suburban Detroit, 300 engineers are toiling away on an all-electric pickup truck and an SUV that they hope can take on Tesla. All of them work for Rivian, which on Monday will unveil the two vehicles ahead of the Los Angeles Auto...