Voting

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign stop at Hiatt Middle School, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 03, 2020 - 7:20 pm
Well before Iowans cast the first ballots of the 2020 presidential race, an insidious campaign to seed distrust in the election process was already underway. Conservative and liberal activists took to social media to push outright false or unproven claims to their online followers. Suspicions even...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks with supporters during a campaign stop in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
February 03, 2020 - 4:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Iowa? Who cares. On the day the 2020 presidential election kicks off with the Iowa caucuses, Michael Bloomberg was half a continent and a leap of faith away in California, where the Democratic candidate sought to bring attention to a campaign that has forsworn early voting...
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February 03, 2020 - 12:36 pm
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Constitutional Court in the southern African nation of Malawi has nullified the results of last year's presidential election, citing “widespread, systematic and grave” irregularities including significant use of correction fluid to alter the outcome. The two leading...
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A woman holds a caucus card for Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg at a town hall meeting Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Indianola, Iowa (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 02, 2020 - 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iowa caucuses are never simple. On Monday, voters who have gathered at more than 1,600 caucus sites will begin their night by declaring support for their preferred presidential candidate. After a feverish round of lobbying, supporters of eliminated candidates can make a second...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter and Pinterest are taking new steps to root out voting misinformation designed to suppress participation in the November 2020 elections. Twitter unveiled a new tool Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, that will make it easier for users in the U.S. to report tweets containing misleading information about registering to vote or casting a ballot. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 30, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Twitter and Pinterest are taking new steps to root out voting misinformation designed to suppress participation in the November elections. Twitter unveiled a new tool Wednesday that will make it easier for users in the U.S. to report tweets containing misleading information about registering to...
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January 30, 2020 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When state election officials gathered ahead of the last presidential election, major topics were voter registration, identity theft and ballot design. This year, the main theme is election security. The change since 2016 underscores how election security has become a top concern...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019 file photo, Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at pre-legislative news conference on in Tallahassee, Fla. The state of Florida is asking a U.S. appellate court in Georgia to set aside an earlier judge's ruling that allowed some impoverished felons to regain access to the ballot box, despite owing fines and other legal debts. The matter that will play out Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 before the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals is far from inconsequential because of the razor-thin margins that sometimes decide election contests in Florida, a perennial battleground state.(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
January 28, 2020 - 7:16 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for the electoral battleground state of Florida are asking a U.S. appellate court to set aside a ruling that let some impoverished felons regain access to the ballot box, despite owing fines and other legal debts. Florida Republicans, led by Gov. Ron DeSantis, argue...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, a woman votes in Sandy Springs, Ga. It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent similar attacks from undermining the 2020 vote, but challenges remain. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
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January 26, 2020 - 9:48 am
It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping and systematic effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent similar attacks from undermining the 2020...
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January 24, 2020 - 9:40 pm
California’s secretary of state on Friday approved Los Angeles County’s new publicly owned computerized voting system — a first of its kind for the nation — but is requiring modifications to address serious security and technical problems identified in testing. Secretary of State Alex Padilla is...
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The Capitol Dome looms behind the Peace Monument statue as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress is conducted inside the Senate, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 24, 2020 - 5:54 am
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