Stories tagged: "election audit"


A damaged ballot torn along the fold that would not go through the electronic ballot scanner, is reviewed and duplicated by Democrat and Franklin County Commissioner Bob Ziobrowski and Republican and member of the Franklin County election board Jerry Warnement the morning after the Pennsylvania primary election at the Franklin County offices in Chambersburg, Pa., Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (AP Photo/ Carolyn Kaster)
What About the “Other” Constitutional Amendments Pennsylvania Republicans Proposed?

While national attention rightly fell on a proposed abortion ban, four other changes to the Pennsylvania Constitution were included in the package deal that could greatly affect residents.

FILE - A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. A review by The Associated Press in the six battleground states disputed by former President Trump has found fewer than 475 cases of potential voter fraud, a minuscule number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
Gov. Candidate Doug Mastriano Wants to Make PA Voters Re-Register

In violation of federal and state voting laws, Republican Doug Mastriano wants commonwealth voters to re-register in an attempt to “get it right” before the 2024 presidential election.

Dr. Oz, Carla Sands, and David McCormick are the three leading candidates in the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania
Where Do Pennsylvania’s US Senate Candidates Stand on Trump’s ‘Big Lie?’

Pennsylvania was a flashpoint for Donald Trump's unfounded claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him. What do Republicans running for US Senate from the state think?

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Pa., Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Senate Republicans Vote to Drop the Ballot Drop Box

Citing increased risk of voter fraud, the state Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would eliminate the use of ballot drop boxes in Pennsylvania elections.

Election Bureau Director Albert L. Gricoski, left, opens provisional ballots alongside election bureau staff Christine Marmas, right, while poll watchers observe from behind at the Schuylkill County Election Bureau in Pottsville, Pa. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (The Republican-Herald Photo via AP/Lindsey Shuey)
‘A Critical Juncture’: How Many More Threats and Baseless Claims of Fraud Can Election Officials Take?

A new survey finds that the current political climate is taking a toll on election officials in the US.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Court Won’t Block Entire Election ‘Investigation’ Subpoena

A officials and Democratic lawmakers did not persuade judges that the subpoena issued by a GOP-controlled Senate committee had no legitimate legislative purpose.

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
PA Senate GOP Hires Firm to Review 2020 Election

The "forensic investigation," which is being launched in response to pressure from Republican supporters of former President Donald Trump upset over his 80,000-vote loss in the state, will cost Pennsylvania taxpayers $270,000.