Article: Arizona Senate Republicans begin months-long 2020 election audit

Election 2020, Election Fraud

Arizona Senate Republicans begin months-long 2020 election audit

Nearly six months after the 2020 election, another audit is underway and this one is being led by Arizona Senate Republicans.

The audit is being conducted at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on the state fairgrounds. All of Maricopa County’s 2.1 million ballots cast in the election will be re-counted by hand.

The audit team arrived on site Monday. Meanwhile, some are calling the process of getting the ballots and machines to the coliseum “a logistical nightmare.”

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Article: How the For the People Act Would Revolutionize Voting

Election Reform

How the For the People Act Would Revolutionize Voting

It’s been nearly three long months since H.R. 1, also known as the For the People Act, was first introduced on the House floor on January 4. The bill, which would put in place uniform federal election rules for all 50 states, would also limit partisan gerrymandering, modernize voter registration, strengthen election security, enforce campaign finance laws, broaden access to the ballot, and simplify mail-in voting.

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Article: Local Elections Officials Express Concerns With Proposed Voting Bills

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Local Elections Officials Express Concerns With Proposed Voting Bills

As lawmakers work on a massive voting bill that would make sweeping changes to how elections in Georgia are run, some local elections officials say the proposals would make their jobs harder and hurt voters.

GPB News and the Georgia News Lab contacted several county elections directors and reviewed testimony from several state House and Senate committee hearings to see how officials tasked with running elections say they would be affected by changes in upcoming elections.

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Article: US election 2020: Donald Trump’s speech fact-checked

Election 2020, Election Reform

US election 2020: Donald Trump’s speech fact-checked

President Trump spoke early on Friday about the US election count, making a number of accusations of fraud for which he did not provide evidence.

Trump: “I’ve been talking about mail-in voting for a long time. It’s really destroyed our system. It’s a corrupt system and it makes people corrupt.”

Mr Trump has posted more than 70 tweets casting doubt on mail-in voting, referencing voter fraud or “rigged” elections since April.

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Article: Richard Grenell Flees Reporter Asking Evidence of Nevada Voter Fraud

Election Fraud

Richard Grenell Flees Reporter Asking Evidence of Nevada Voter Fraud

Evidence of voter fraud? Richard Grenell didn’t offer any.

However, the gay adviser to President Trump and former acting director of national intelligence made very serious claims of it a Wednesday press conference in front of a Nevada polling center.

There, he was “announcing a federal lawsuit to stop counting illegal ballots in Nevada. Clark County officials must start answering questions as to why. We demand transparency,” he summed up on Twitter. At the conference, he claimed that thousands of votes were cast illegally and the polling center lacked proper election observers.

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Article: Mismatched signatures prompt tossed absentee ballots and legal fights ahead of November election

Election 2020, Election Fraud

Mismatched signatures prompt tossed absentee ballots and legal fights ahead of November election

Remember hanging chads, Florida’s 2000 election nightmare?

The 2020 equivalent could wind up being mismatched signatures.
With voting already underway in two states, Democrats and Republicans are drawing battle lines across the country over voter signatures for mail-in ballots, with lawsuits over how signatures are evaluated and whether voters can fix ballots that get tossed.

Article: 58,000 non-U.S. citizens may have voted in at least one election here, election official says

Election Fraud, Election Reform

58,000 non-U.S. citizens may have voted in at least one election here, election official says

Texas election officials said Friday that tens of thousands of people whose U.S. citizenship could not be confirmed cast ballots in one or more election in the state during the past 22 years.

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley said a year-long evaluation found about 95,000 people described as “non-U.S. citizens” who are registered to vote in Texas. About 58,000 of them voted in Texas elections between 1996 and 2018, Whitley said.

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