Derek Muller: “Iowa’s Second Congressional District Contest Should Be Dismissed for Lack of Exhaustion of State Remedies”

The following is a guest post from Derek Muller about Iowa’s Second Congressional District Contest: Iowa’s Second Congressional District is officially one of the closest congressional elections in American history. Congresswoman-Elect Mariannette Miller-Meeks led by 47 votes after the official … Continue reading

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Antrim, Michigan Hand Recount Confirms Accuracy of Machine Recount, with 12-Vote Gain for Trump

Detroit News: An audit of Antrim County election results Thursday gave President Donald Trump a net gain of 12 votes from the certified results in the northern Michigan county. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s total decreased by one vote, from 5,960 to … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: “Biden gains 87 votes in Trump’s $3 million Wisconsin recount as Dane County wraps up review. President plans lawsuit.”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin’s partial recount boosted Democrat Joe Biden’s victory by 87 votes Sunday as President Donald Trump said he was preparing a lawsuit to overturn the results.The completion of Dane County’s retallying of the vote came two days after Milwaukee County finished its … Continue reading

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“IA-02: Three counties use voting machines to assist hand recount, defying Secretary of State opinion”

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Three county recount boards are defying a recent legal opinion from the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office and using a machine to aid the recount of ballots in the ultra-close 2nd District congressional race.Recount boards in Scott, Johnson and Clinton … Continue reading

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Hand Recount of Presidential Race in Georgia Proceeding under Uncertain Legal Authority

AJC: By ordering a statewide hand recount of every ballot in the presidential race, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger combined different parts of recount and audit procedures.His decision will result in a time-consuming, labor-intensive process that’s never been attempted before. Raffensperger said it will … Continue reading

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Kentucky: “Republican lawmakers: Bevin can’t turn election dispute into ‘fishing expedition'”

Courier-Journal: Republicans in Kentucky’s legislature have expressed skepticism about Gov. Matt Bevin’s dispute with Tuesday night’s election results, saying the governor should back up his claims of “irregularities” and not drag the outcome beyond next week’s recanvass.“If there is evidence of fraud or illegalities, as was alluded … Continue reading

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#NC09: “Hoyer says House will not seat a North Carolina Republican amid questions about integrity of election”

WaPo: Incoming House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said Friday that Democrats next week will not seat a North Carolina Republican amid allegations of election fraud in the state’s 9th Congressional District. “Given the now well-documented election fraud that took … Continue reading

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Chaos in Resolving #NC09 North Carolina Congressional Race, as Court Dissolves Elections Board and Perhaps No New Board Until the End of January

WRAL: With the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement disbanding at noon Friday under a court order, Gov. Roy Cooper said he would appoint an interim board to continue investigating allegations of election fraud in the 9th Congressional District … Continue reading

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Florida Senate Race Going to Hand Recount; Appears that Nelson’s Best Hope is That Broward Ballot-Counting Machines, Rather Than Ballot Design, Responsible for Large Undervote in Senate Race

Tampa Bay Times: With the 3 p.m. deadline for elections supervisors to submit new vote tallies to the state having now passed in Florida’s Panhandle, new totals show that Gov. Scott leads U.S. Sen. Nelson by 12,603 votes out of … Continue reading

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With Lamb Holding 627 Vote Lead in PA-18 Congressional Race, Republicans Raise Claims of Voting Irregularities, Possibility of Requesting Recount

Philly.com: In a highly-watched special election in western Pennsylvania, Democrat Conor Lamb is currently maintaining a slim lead over Republican Rick Saccone Wednesday morning. With all precincts fully reporting and absentee ballots counted, Lamb holds a 627-vote lead over Saccone … Continue reading

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