Election Laws

Election officials and courts forced to resolve more than 140 petitions from right-wing activists, most without evidence of fraud.
An analysis of ballots at risk of rejection for lacking or having an incorrect date shows they are more likely to come from non-white communities, among other disparities.
All 67 counties were required for the first time to participate in a “risk-limiting audit,” a statistical method of checking the accuracy of the election outcome.
After last-minute challenge from attorney general, county commissioners agree to certify those provisional votes in time for canvassing deadline.
Two counties have postponed until the last minute, but election lawyers say the courts will force the certification by the deadline no matter what.
The Republican supervisors are asking a judge to compel the elections director to expand the hand count audit of ballots in the midterm election.
In the face of their suspicions and threats, Heider Garcia didn’t fight back. He welcomed them in and listened.
Here’s why some counties tally votes in hours while others take days to tackle a similar number.
Meanwhile, Chester County faces long night of nonstop counting now required by law.
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