Voting machines

Officials sort ballots during an audit at the Floyd County administration building in Rome, Ga. on Friday morning, Nov. 13, 2020. Election officials in Georgia’s 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
November 13, 2020 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Masked election workers in teams of two began counting ballots Friday in counties across Georgia, a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by a new state law. The law requires that one race be audited to check that new election machines counted the...
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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia election officials have announced an audit of presidential election results that will trigger a full hand recount. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 12, 2020 - 2:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia counties prepare for a hand tally of the presidential race, the state's top elections official plans to quarantine after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Thursday. An audit of one race is required before election results are certified by the...
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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia election officials have announced an audit of presidential election results that will trigger a full hand recount. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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November 11, 2020 - 4:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s secretary of state on Wednesday announced an audit of presidential election results that he said would be done with a full hand tally of ballots because the margin is so tight. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said at a news conference that his office wants the process...
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India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate the lead of their party alliance in initial results for the Bihar state assembly polls, in Patna, India, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui)
November 10, 2020 - 11:14 pm
PATNA, India (AP) — India’s ruling party and its allies have won a key state election seen as a barometer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic downturn. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party and his regional ally Janata Dal United won...
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Byron Haskins, an Ingham County Board of Canvasser, reviews tabulator tape collected from Ingham County precincts following the Nov. 3rd election, Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, at the Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building in Mason, Mich., while attorney Nina Beattie, an observer representing the Democratic Party looks on. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
November 10, 2020 - 4:33 pm
As poll workers tallied votes from the U.S. presidential election, many social media users interpreted a clerk’s error in a small, Republican-leaning Michigan county as vote-rigging because it wrongly favored Joe Biden before being fixed. A week later, that misinterpreted mistake has snowballed...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) smiles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 10, 2020 - 3:33 am
Patrick Mahomes piled up some very big numbers at Arrowhead Stadium last week. Twice. Five days before throwing for four touchdowns and nearly 400 yards in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 33-31 victory over the Carolina Panthers, Mahomes helped turn his home stadium into a giant polling place on Election...
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Maricopa County elections officials count ballots, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at the Maricopa County Recorders Office in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 05, 2020 - 12:16 am
As states across the U.S. release vote totals for the presidential election, some social media users are falsely claiming that ballots are being invalidated in Arizona. The supposed culprit: Sharpie markers. In what's come to be known as #Sharpiegate, social media posts suggest that election...
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An election worker takes a break Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Milwaukee at a central counting facility. Election officials expected to count absentee ballots until the early morning hours. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
November 04, 2020 - 4:36 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden narrowly won battleground state Wisconsin on Wednesday, edging out President Donald Trump in a state that was crucial to the incumbent’s victory four years ago. The Associated Press called the race for Biden after election officials said all outstanding...
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People line up to vote at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Franklin, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
November 04, 2020 - 7:53 am
Despite fears of clashes at polling places, chaos sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and confusion due to disinformation and swiftly-changing voting rules, millions across the U.S. cast ballots in a historically contentious election with few problems. About 103 million votes were cast before...
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Emerson Dignan, a University of Iowa senior and first-time elections volunteer, sanitizes voting booths between voters during the 2020 Presidential election at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Liz Martin/The Gazette via AP)
November 03, 2020 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In Spalding County, Georgia, machine problems led to a one-hour extension for voting. Wait times stretched beyond an hour at four voting centers in Baltimore. And this, unique to 2020: Sanitizer on voters' hands caused a ballot scanner to jam at a polling place in Des Moines, Iowa...
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