• Trump campaign October 1, 2020 11:39 pm

    In Big States, Tiny Counties, Trump Attacking Voting Rules

    President Trump’s reelection campaign and his allies in the Republican party are working the election referees. They’re peppering some of the thousands of local elections offices around the country with complaints and demands as voting begins the presidential election.

  • Donald Trump November 14, 2019 2:45 pm

    Republican Bevin Concedes to Democrat Beshear in Kentucky Governor Race

    Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race. Bevin, an ally of President Donald Trump, made the dramatic announcement outside his statehouse office on the same day election officials across Kentucky double-checked vote totals at his request. “We’re going to have a change in the governorship based...

  • Congress February 19, 2019 8:08 pm

    Consultant on North Carolina Race: Methods Were Surprise

    The North Carolina political consultant hired to manage the campaign of the Republican in the country’s last unsettled congressional election said Tuesday that he was surprised at how little he knew last year about an operative’s sketchy activities. Political operative Leslie McCrae Dowless conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation last year, North Carolina’s elections director testified...

  • Congress January 9, 2019 6:44 am

    North Carolina Election Fraud Probed Long Before 2018 Race

    Long before accusations of absentee ballot fraud in a small North Carolina county cast doubt on the results of a heated 2018 congressional race, a state elections investigator spent weeks probing whether the man at the center of the current scandal was among a group buying votes. That 2010 investigation was one of at least a half dozen instances over...

  • Donald Trump April 21, 2017 9:24 pm

    Report Says 500 Ineligible Voters Cast Ballots in North Carolina

    North Carolina elections officials found that about 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election — but not enough to change the outcome of any race, according to an audit released Friday....
    The State Board of Elections report said the 508 cases — the vast majority active felons — represented a small fraction of the 4.8 million ballots cast....

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