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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A highly anticipated nonpartisan audit of the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin released Friday did not identify any widespread fraud in the battleground state, which a key Republican legislative leader said shows its elections are “safe and secure.” The report from the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau did make dozens of recommendations on how the state might...
    A nonpartisan audit of the results of the 2020 presidential race in Wisconsin found that the state’s voting machines correctly tabulated the votes cast in the crucial swing state, marking another dismissal of claims by former President Trump and his allies of widespread irregularities. The report released by the Legislative Audit Bureau did not find any important errors made by the machines. And while...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- For the first time, New Jersey voters can cast their ballots in person before Election Day.Early voting begins on Saturday, October 23, and continues for nine consecutive days.Voters in the Garden State can also vote by mail or in-person on Election Day, November 2.Starting Saturday, voters can cast their ballots at early voting locations between 10:00...
    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia for a second term, answers questions from reporters after casting his ballot during early voting at the Fairfax County Government Center October 13, 2021 in Fairfax, Virginia.Win McNamee | Getty Images National issues such as abortion and schools have taken center stage in the tight governor's race in Virginia as...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans are 11 days out from Election Day, which this year will be held on November 2. But early voting is well underway in Minneapolis and already expected to surpass the record for voter turnout. READ MORE: Wisconsin AG Seeks To Block Subpoenas In GOP Election ProbeThe election judges have put mock ballots through the city’s electronic...
    During the 2020 election, when a highly contentious presidential races was on the ballot, Minneapolis’ Ward 6 — which includes the Cedar-Riverside, Seward, Philips West, Elliot Park, Stevens Square, and Ventura Village neighborhoods — had the second-lowest turnout of the city’s 13 wards.  It was a different story in southwest Minneapolis, where Ward 13 recorded the highest turnout in the...
    Less than two weeks before Virginia’s election, Fairfax County’s Office of Elections has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that election officials have been overlooking a section of state law pertaining to absentee ballot applications. The lawsuit, filed this week in Fairfax County Circuit Court, was brought by the Virginia Institute for Public Policy, which describes itself as “an independent,...
    Last year, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) set a bounty of between $25,000 and $1 million for substantiated claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election. This week, he made his first payment: the minimum amount to a progressive Pennsylvania poll worker who caught a Republican voting twice. Poll worker Eric Frank told The Dallas Morning News he was informed he was only getting...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A highly anticipated nonpartisan audit of the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin released Friday did not identify any widespread fraud in the battleground state, which a key Republican legislative leader said shows that the state’s elections are “safe and secure.” The report from the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau did make dozens of recommendations on how the...
    Despite their opposition, Biden said: "We're going to have to move to the point where we fundamentally alter the filibuster." He added it "remains to be seen exactly what that means in terms of fundamentally — on whether or not we just end the filibuster straight up." The president predicted that if Republicans repeat their...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul asked a court to block subpoenas issued by an attorney hired by Republicans to lead an investigation into the 2020 presidential election that was won by President Joe Biden. Kaul, a Democrat, asked a Dane County judge on Thursday to block the subpoenas sent to state elections officials by former Wisconsin...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed an attorney who helped former President Donald Trump try to overturn Pennsylvania's 2020 election results as the next secretary of state. Abbot announced the appointment of John Scott, who was briefly hired by the Trump campaign in its challenge of President Joe Biden's 2020 victory in Pennsylvania, to serve as the state's chief foreign...
    Democrats may control both chambers of Congress, but there are multiple reasons why the party should be concerned about the upcoming statewide election in the state of Virginia. In a piece published by The Washington Post, data scientist Lenny Bronner notes that the Virginia governor's race may be much closer than Democrats would like considering President Joe Biden won...
    A Nevada man is facing criminal charges for casting his dead wife’s ballot during the 2020 presidential election. Donald Kirk Hartle is charged with two felony voter fraud crimes for voting twice, once in the name of his wife Rosemarie Hartle, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford (D) said in a statement. Ford said that voter fraud is rare, but “but...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – As Republicans throughout the nation continue to refuse to acknowledge former President Donald Trump’s re-election loss to Democrat Joe Biden nearly a year ago, Florida supervisors of elections are pleading with candidates and elected officials to tamp down the rhetoric. “The Great American Experiment, our cherished democracy, is under threat. Our nation is only as strong as...
    Texas' 3rd Congressional District Rep. Van Taylor (R) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● TX-03: Former Collin County Judge Keith Self announced Wednesday evening that he...
                      by Ailan Evans  Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York City, announced plans Thursday to file for a union election before the National Labor Relations Board next week. Amazon Labor Union, which represents 2,000 Amazon workers, signed union authorization cards and announced plans to petition for an election, according to Vice....
    Biden says hes considering deploying the National Guard to easy supply chain crisis Revered conductor Bernard Haitink dies aged 92 CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nonprofit executive Justin Bibb outpaced Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley in fundraising since the primary, though both candidates had more than $165,000 at their disposal heading into the final days of the mayoral election. Load...
    Vice President Kamala Harris waves to the crowd along with Democratic gubernatorial candidate, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, left, during a rally in Dumfries, Va., Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. McAuliffe will face Republican Glenn Youngkin in the November election. AP/Steve Helber Vice President Kamala Harris gestures as she speaks at a campaign event for Democratic gubernatorial candidate, former...
    NEW YORK (AP) — As he prepares to launch a new media company that will give him his own social media platform, former President Donald Trump has ramped up his efforts to rewrite history, spreading more lies about the 2020 election in November and the deadly storming of the Capitol in January. It’s yet another example of Trump seeking to...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas businessman is facing criminal charges of voting twice in the November 2020 election, including with his dead wife’s ballot, Nevada state Attorney General Aaron Ford announced Thursday. Donald “Kirk” Hartle, 55, faces two felony charges in a criminal complaint filed Oct. 6 and made public Thursday, three days after Hartle’s initial appearance in...
    DUMFRIES, Va. — Vice President Harris campaigned with Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on Thursday, urging voters to head to the polls ahead of Election Day. Harris illustrated what she said were the stakes of the gubernatorial election by appearing to draw parallels to former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police...
    Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerFixing Congress requires fixing how it legislates Beware the tea party of the left Bottom line MORE (D-N.Y.) on Thursday threw his support behind democratic socialist India Walton in the Buffalo mayoral race. In his endorsement statement, Schumer said Walton, a nurse and community activist, is an “inspiring community leader” who has a “clear progressive vision...
    Washington (CNN)Jeff Miller, a lobbyist and close ally of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, has warned GOP consultants in recent weeks that they can't work for both McCarthy and Rep. Liz Cheney, a source confirmed to CNN, claiming she is working to undermine the House GOP's efforts to win back the majority.One firm hired by Cheney -- The Morning Group...
    The New Jersey gubernatorial election is less than two weeks away, and the Garden State offers three voting options for registered voters.  Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is squaring up against Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli, who previously served as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly, on Nov. 2. The election will also include local elections, such as for county...
    A Nevada gubernatorial hopeful announced she is shooting for the governorship Tuesday in a flamboyant and aggressive campaign video. Michele Fiore, a Republican and "pro-Trump " member of the Las Vegas City Council, introduced her campaign platform by firing bullets at beer bottles labeled "CRT," "vaccine mandate," and "voter fraud" in the video. Each bottle was apparently...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are less than two weeks until Election Day. Voters can drop off their mail and absentee ballots at drop boxes in their county until 8 p.m. on Election Day. If you haven’t applied for a mail-in ballot yet, the deadlines is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. For a list of drop...
    PHOTO BY MONIVETTE CORDEIROElection supervisors statewide are urging elected officials to restore public trust in democracy and defend the nation’s electoral process against falsehoods. In an unprecedented open letter, the supervisors warned democracy is under threat. The election system, they wrote, is facing waves of misinformation. “We ask all candidates and elected officials to tone down the rhetoric and stand...
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on his future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago. The nine-term Republican congressman was charged Tuesday with scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making...
    As polls show the Virginia gubernatorial election neck-and-neck between former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., and Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin, President Biden is scheduled to appear with the Democrat on the campaign trail. The McAuliffe campaign put out a media advisory alerting the press that Biden would campaign with McAuliffe on Tuesday, exactly one week before the election. This is a...
    JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images The organization representing Florida’s Supervisors of Elections released a stunning statement calling on political leaders to stop undermining trust in elections with disinformation. Led by Republican Wesley Wilcox, Florida officials from both parties running the state’s elections said in their memo that democracy “is under threat.” “Public trust in our elections is being systematically undermined,...
    Steve Bannon during an election rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday on Oct. 13.Steve Helber/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.The House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the Select Committee investigating the January...
    A former volunteer for the 2018 Connecticut State Senate campaign of Dennis Bradley has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud in a scheme to obtain public funds for the campaign.  Tina Manus, age 42, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud related to the scheme, according to an announcement from Leonard Boyle,...
    Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin has tried to pull off a balancing act in Virginia's 2021 gubernatorial election, portraying himself as a moderate conservative while not doing anything to offend MAGA extremists. But journalist David Corn, this week in Mother Jones, emphasizes that Youngkin is much more Trumpian than he is letting on, noting that the gubernatorial candidate has funded a...
    Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick paid out $25,000 to a progressive Pennsylvania poll worker who turned in a Republican man for voter fraud. One week after the 2020 presidential election was called for Joe Biden, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick put his money where his mouth was and offered a hefty bounty to voter fraud whistleblowers. The PAC Texans for Dan Patrick was...
    Donald Trump, the twice-impeached former president, on Thursday issued what is being called a "chilling" statement on the election and the insurrection he incited. "The insurrection took place on November 3, Election Day. January 6 was the Protest!" Trump said in a statement released Thursday afternoon. Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh simply and clearly calls it an "act of war."...
    The House on Thursday voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 select committee, setting the stage for him to be criminally charged as Democrats up their fight for firsthand documents about former President Donald Trump’s attempt to reverse the 2020 election. The vote results in a criminal referral to the...
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — The man Governor Greg Abbott has appointed as Texas Secretary of State briefly represented former President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results. John Scott, the newly appointed top election official, is an attorney from Fort Worth. READ MORE: Veteran Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Sieman Dies From COVID-19 Complications After President Joe Biden’s...
    Countless articles on the voter suppression bills being passed or proposed by Republicans in state legislatures all over the U.S. have focused on the ways in which they make voting more difficult, but that isn't the most sinister part of the bills — which are also putting MAGA Republicans in charge of election administration and paving the way for them...
    (CNN)John Scott, the newly appointed top election official in Texas, briefly represented President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday his appointment of Scott, a Fort Worth attorney, to be the next Texas secretary of state. The position has been vacant since Ruth Hughes resigned from the office in...
    On Wednesday, Republicans once again stood in unity on an issue for which there is fierce agreement across their party: Voting should be hard as hell — at least for Americans who live in cities and/or aren't white. Senate Democrats had brought forth a new version of a voting rights bill, watered down by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on the...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday picked as the state’s new elections chief an attorney who briefly joined former President Donald Trump’s legal team last year as it challenged the 2020 election results. John Scott is also a former state litigator who defended Texas’ strict voter ID law, which was eventually upheld after a federal...
    Texas Gov. Greg AbbottGreg AbbottThe 10-point Republican immigration plan is punitive and harmful to our country More than 40 Texas hospitals face ICU bed shortages Southwest drops plan to put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave MORE's (R) pick for secretary of state worked with former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police investigating...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The 2021 Minneapolis election is nearly here (early voting is available) and voters will encounter three questions that propose amendments to the City Charter. WCCO has what you need to know as you go to the polls. The last question voters will encounter, City Question 3, asks if the city should give the city council the authority...
    The Urban Dictionary defines the term butthurt as “the act of getting so offended by something as to the point of excess.” It is in this context that it is best to consider a statement released by former President Donald Trump, also known as the LOSER of a free and fairly held general election of 2020 to current President...
    Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York City, announced plans Thursday to file for a union election before the National Labor Relations Board next week. Amazon Labor Union, which represents 2,000 Amazon workers, signed union authorization cards and announced plans to petition for an election, according to Vice. If the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) approves this request and...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a mulligan on his failure to convict Donald Trump earlier this year during his second impeachment trial. McConnell's fumble is undoubtedly responsible for breathing new life into Trump, who has now overwhelmed the party McConnell fancifully imagined was under his command.   On Tuesday, McConnell was asked by CNN's Manu Raju if he is "concerned at all" about the Republican...
    PHOTO VIA HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY OFFICE OF ELECTIONSA federal judge has ruled that the conservative Heritage Foundation and its lobbying arm are required to turn over documents to groups challenging the constitutionality of a new Florida elections law. The Florida State Conference of the NAACP, Common Cause and Disability Rights Florida asked U.S. District Judge Donald Middlebrooks to compel the...
    Kendall Warner/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.When Glenn Youngkin was running for the Republican nomination in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest earlier this year, he refused to say whether Joe Biden had legitimately won the 2020 election. Then after he secured the nomination, he acknowledged on Fox that...
    WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — One day after the Parkland high school shooting masscre gunman pleaded guilty to all murder and attempted murder counts, the father of 14-year-old victim Jaime Guttenberg announced he’s joining the top ranks of an anti-gun violence group to promote like-minded political candidates around the country ahead of next year’s midterm elections. Fred Guttenberg will be a senior...