Latest Voting machines News

Brazil election agency rejects Bolsonaro push to void votes

Nov. 24, 2022 00:10 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Brazil's electoral authority has rejected the request from President Jair Bolsonaro's political party to annul ballots cast on most electronic voting machines, which would have overturned the Oct. 30 election. Alexandre de Moraes had issued a...

Brazil election agency rejects Bolsonaro push to void votes

Nov. 23, 2022 23:21 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Brazil's electoral authority on Wednesday rejected the request from President Jair Bolsonaro and his political party to annul ballots cast on most electronic voting machines, which would have overturned the Oct. 30 election. Alexandre de Moraes...

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election loss, wants votes voided

Nov. 22, 2022 20:21 PM EST

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than three weeks after losing a reelection bid, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday blamed a software bug and demanded the electoral authority annul votes cast on most of Brazil’s nation’s electronic voting machines, though independent experts say the bug doesn't...

2nd Arizona county delays certifying election, for now

Nov. 21, 2022 20:04 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A second Republican-controlled Arizona county on Monday delayed certifying the results of this month's election as a protest against voting issues in Maricopa County that some GOP officials have blamed for their losses in top races including the contest for governor. ...

Judge backs penalties against county in voting machine case

Nov. 19, 2022 15:03 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has recommended the state's high court impose civil contempt penalties against a Republican-majority county government that this summer secretly allowed a third party to copy data from voting machines used in the 2020 election lost by former President...

Officials: Georgia audit confirms secretary of state winner

Nov. 19, 2022 12:34 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A hand count of random batches of votes in Georgia's recent election for secretary of state has confirmed Republican Brad Raffensperger's victory, state election officials said. The audit — required by state law — turned up a small difference in votes from the...

Arizona county board delays certifying election results

Nov. 19, 2022 12:10 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The board overseeing a southeastern Arizona county whose Republican leaders had hoped to recount all Election Day ballots on Friday delayed certifying the results of last week's vote after hearing from a trio of conspiracy theorists who alleged that counting machines were not...

Election certification avoiding chaos, except in Arizona

Nov. 18, 2022 22:49 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Certification of this year's midterm election results appears to be proceeding smoothly with little controversy across the country, with a small Arizona county being a rare exception, calming fears that local commissions consumed by talk of election conspiracies would create...

EXPLAINER: How a Boebert-Frisch House recount would work

Nov. 18, 2022 13:59 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's election recount rules could help determine the extent of Republicans’ slim majority in the lower chamber of Congress by deciding the outcome of Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s reelection race against Democrat Adam Frisch. The thin margin in the...

Arizona county leaders end hand-count lawsuit, cite recount

Nov. 17, 2022 17:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two Republicans who control the board in a rural southeastern Arizona county on Wednesday told a judge they want to withdraw a lawsuit they had filed just two days prior that sought to force their own elections director to hand-count all the ballots cast in-person on Election Day....