Latest Election recounts News

Sununu signs bill authorizing audit in Windham House race

Apr. 12, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu has signed a bill authorizing an audit of how votes were counted in Windham last fall. After eight candidates competed for the town’s four House seats in November, a recount showed four of them each receiving an additional 300...

Bill authorizing Windham election audit sent to governor

Apr. 10, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill authorizing an audit of how votes were counted in Windham last fall is headed to the desk of Gov. Chris Sununu, who has said he would sign it. After eight candidates competed for the town's four House seats in November, a recount showed four...

Nevada high court to hear Las Vegas-area election case

Apr. 05, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court is due to hear arguments Wednesday about a county commission election decided last November by 15 votes, and a bid for a do-over by the Republican candidate who refused to concede that he came up short. Ross Miller, a Democrat...

County board to Senate: Find another spot to recount ballots

Apr. 02, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County’s elected leaders aren’t interested in allowing a firm led by a backer of unfounded election fraud theories to use county facilities to recount 2.1 million ballots from November's election as part of an audit that Arizona Senate’s Republican leaders plan...

Capitol riot clouds Democrats' look at contested Iowa race

Mar. 24, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iowa Democrat’s quest for Congress to overturn her state-certified defeat for a House seat is prompting awkward divisions within her party, months after its members reacted with uniform fury at Donald Trump’s unfounded drive to reverse his presidential election...

Wisconsin Assembly OKs election investigation

Mar. 23, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly passed a resolution Tuesday to authorize an investigation into the 2020 presidential election that President Joe Biden narrowly won in the state. The resolution, opposed by Democrats, is needed to give...

Quick ruling promised on Arizona Senate push for ballots

Feb. 25, 2021 14:47 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge is promising to rule quickly after he heard brief arguments Thursday in a fight between Arizona Senate Republicans and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors over access to ballots and voting machines used in November's election. The...

Wisconsin Republicans want to limit ballot drop boxes

Feb. 24, 2021 16:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ballot drop boxes would not be allowed anywhere other than election clerk offices in Wisconsin, and only voters — not elections officials — could fill out information on absentee envelopes, under the latest election-related bills circulated Wednesday by Republicans....

Questions abound as Ecuador heads to presidential runoff

Feb. 17, 2021 12:27 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is headed toward a presidential runoff that so far has brought disappointing results for nearly all involved at a time when the country, battered by a sour economy even before the pandemic, has been struggling for direction. The leftist...

Republicans legislators order audit of Wisconsin election

Feb. 11, 2021 16:38 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers ordered an audit of Wisconsin's election on Thursday, three months after Donald Trump's narrow loss that was affirmed during a partial recount and following rejection of several lawsuits alleging wrongdoing. The...