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Schmidt, a Republican, famously stood up to former President Trump’s claims of election fraud in 2020
In the latest fallout from Election Day woes, a GOP judicial candidate is suing to overturn her loss, citing unspecified data and “2,000 reports” of polling place problems.
Votebeat analysis finds the county’s heavier paper combined with high voter turnout likely pushed aging printers past their limits.
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.
After last-minute challenge from attorney general, county commissioners agree to certify those provisional votes in time for canvassing deadline.
The state’s biggest county has no central system for tracking problems, so it still can’t say how many polling places opened late, ran out of paper, or worked just fine.
Turnout surged at University of Michigan–Ann Arbor and Michigan State, with hundreds waiting until Election Day to register and causing five-hour lines.
Maricopa County is researching these provisional ballots from voters who left an original location and tried to vote elsewhere.
One week later, angry voters demand to know why Luzerne County polling places had ballot shortages.
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