Latest Voting machines News

Democratic Senate candidate files election lawsuits

Jan. 19, 2022 12:49 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate filed two lawsuits Tuesday alleged that Wisconsin election officials aren’t keeping all ballots secret and are not properly vetting voting machines. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Wednesday that candidate Peter...

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...

Fox News, others seek access to report on voting machines

Jan. 13, 2022 15:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — In defending itself against a defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems, Fox News is seeking access to an expert report filed under seal in a separate Georgia lawsuit that the author says details vulnerabilities in the company's touchscreen voting machines. ...

Maine considers new protections for ballots, voting machines

Jan. 12, 2022 13:11 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature will consider a proposal designed to protect its elections against interference with ballots and voting equipment. Supporters of the bill said it would clarify the chain of custody for ballots and voting machines to make sure it's clear...

Court won't block entire election 'investigation' subpoena

Jan. 10, 2022 19:18 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court declined Monday to block an entire subpoena to state election officials in what Republican state lawmakers call a “forensic investigation” of 2020's presidential election, fueled by former President Donald Trump's baseless claims that Democrats...

Court asked to require accredited lab in GOP 'investigation'

Jan. 04, 2022 11:28 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems has asked a court to restrict any inspection of its voting machines as part of what Republican lawmakers call a “forensic investigation” of Pennsylvania’s 2020 election to a laboratory that has specific credentials. The...

Officials weary as Mesa election breach probe continues

Dec. 25, 2021 10:12 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mesa County has occupied an uncomfortable place in the national spotlight since last summer, when security information from the county’s voting machines was leaked to a right wing website. Months into this unfolding saga, the fallout is still ongoing, complicating...

County, state must agree on voting system inspection rules

Dec. 21, 2021 17:30 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aiming to expand what they call a “forensic investigation” of Pennsylvania’s 2020 election into a new frontier of inspecting voting machines must wait until next month, a judge decided Tuesday. After a telephone conference,...

New Hampshire town rejects bid to ban use of voting machines

Dec. 19, 2021 09:47 AM EST

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town has resoundingly rejected a proposal to ban the use of voting machines and return to counting ballots by hand. Voters in the town of Greenland on Saturday defeated a citizen petition that would have stopped the use of voting machines in...

New front in GOP election 'investigation' draws challenges

Dec. 18, 2021 13:59 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration and a voting-system manufacturer are trying to prevent Republican lawmakers from expanding what they call a “forensic investigation” of Pennsylvania's 2020 election to a new front: inspecting voting machines. It is another...