Latest Voting fraud and irregularities News

Republicans now sizing up North Carolina congressional seat

Feb. 22, 2019 8:24 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a new election being called in a disputed North Carolina congressional race (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Several Republicans are now looking closely at whether they want to run in a new election for a North Carolina congressional seat. A current state senator and a...

Criminal charges possible in North Carolina's US House fight

Feb. 22, 2019 6:09 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With a new election ordered in North Carolina's disputed congressional race, a key question remains unanswered: Who could face criminal charges after a state elections board hearing exposed evidence of ballot fraud? Among those in potential legal trouble are the central figure in the...

Was that ballot fraud in North Carolina US House race?

Feb. 22, 2019 12:21 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's last vacant congressional seat will stay that way for months after North Carolina's election board, hearing evidence of ballot fraud and testimony that the Republican ignored warning signs, ordered a new election. GOP candidate Mark Harris gave up his fight Thursday to be...

The Latest: New election ordered in undecided US House race

Feb. 21, 2019 9:39 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing outlining a ballot fraud investigation in an undeclared North Carolina congressional race for which a winner hasn't been finalized (all times local): 4:05 p.m. North Carolina's elections board has ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided...

New election ordered in disputed North Carolina House race

Feb. 21, 2019 7:30 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate conceded his lead was tainted by evidence of ballot-tampering by political operatives working for him. The State Board of Elections voted...

Opposition mounts against Texas governor's election chief

Feb. 21, 2019 5:30 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Opposition intensified Thursday against Texas' new election chief as a key lawmaker said he won't back Gov. Greg Abbott's nominee, who called into question the U.S. citizenship of 95,000 voters using faulty data. A Senate committee punted on advancing Secretary of State David Whitley's...

North Carolina orders new election in undecided US House race after hearing evidence it was tainted by ballot fraud

Feb. 21, 2019 4:03 PM EST
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina orders new election in undecided US House race after hearing evidence it was tainted by ballot fraud.

Pennsylvania must replace voting machines, lawmakers told

Feb. 20, 2019 5:06 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Failing to replace its roughly 25,000 voting machines by next year's elections could leave Pennsylvania as the only state without voter-verifiable paper systems, and certainly the only swing state in that position, a top elections official told lawmakers Wednesday. Kathy Boockvar,...

The Latest: N. Carolina candidate's son warned methods shady

Feb. 20, 2019 4:10 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing outlining a ballot fraud investigation in an undeclared North Carolina congressional race for which a winner hasn't been finalized (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The son of the Republican in the country's last undecided congressional election says he warned his...

Ex-mayor convicted of voter fraud, sentenced to year in jail

Feb. 20, 2019 1:53 PM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama mayor convicted of voter fraud has been sentenced to a year in jail followed by two years of probation. The Dothan Eagle reports former Gordon Mayor Elbert Melton was sentenced to a three-year split-sentence Wednesday. Melton still faces an additional felony offense. A...