Stories tagged: "election audit"


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.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, speaking in front of Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019. (Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Shapiro Sues to Block GOP Election Subpoena

The lawsuit from state Attorney General Josh Shapiro seeks to block the subpoena on the grounds that it serves no legitimate legislative purpose and stems from Trump's efforts to undermine trust in the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Minority Chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, right, speaks as majority Chairman Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, looks on during a hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Democrats Sue Over GOP Election ‘Investigation’

Democrats had said they would sue within days after the Republicans voted last week to seek detailed state election records for an audit they claim has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

Election office workers process ballots as counting continues from the general election at the Allegheny County elections returns warehouse in Pittsburgh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Everything You Need to Know About a Possible Election Audit in Pennsylvania

Will there be an election audit in Pennsylvania? Could the results be overturned? Why is this even happening? Answers to these questions and more.

Acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on May 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Decertifies Fulton County’s Voting System After Election ‘Audit’

Fulton County will have to buy or lease new voting machines before the next election if county officials want residents' votes to count.