Nearly 2 Decades After Hanging Chads, Florida Encounters Another Election Nightmare

by - November 16, 2018

Nearly two decades after the world learned about hanging chads, Florida is under scrutiny again as officials count and recount votes in three statewide races. Hanging chads are long gone from Florida, but many of the same issues that plagued the state during the 2000 election remain.
Source: Nearly 2 Decades After Hanging Chads, Florida Encounters Another Election Nightmare

Ben McAdams gets some much-needed help from Thursday’s vote update in Salt Lake County, now leads by 1,002 votes

by - November 16, 2018

Ben McAdams reversed a string of bad news on Thursday, opening his lead a bit in the too-close-to-call 4th Congressional District to more than 1,000 votes after the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office updated its numbers.
Source: Ben McAdams gets some much-needed help from Thursday’s vote update in Salt Lake County, now leads by 1,002 votes

Judge hears arguments in Mia Love's court case, does not rule

by - November 16, 2018

A judge heard arguments from both sides Thursday in regards to a lawsuit filed by U.S. Rep. Mia Love, R-Saratoga Springs, in an effort to be able to challenge determinations on whether the signatures on ballots match those on file with the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office.
Source: Judge hears arguments in Mia Love's court case, does not rule

A judge’s order scrambles unsettled Georgia race for governor

by - November 15, 2018

Georgia elections officials scrambled Thursday to count a cache of potentially more than 1,000 ballots that were previously rejected as they raced to comply with the latest federal ruling in the too-close-to-call contest for governor.
Source: A judge’s order scrambles unsettled Georgia race for governor

Miami-Dade launches hand recount of 10,000 uncounted ballots in Scott vs. Nelson

by - November 15, 2018

A room full of Miami-Dade election workers began a hand recount Thursday night of more than 10,000 problematic ballots cast in the U.S. Senate race, joined by a room full of lawyers and volunteers from both campaigns eager to contest votes for the other side.
Source: Miami-Dade launches hand recount of 10,000 uncounted ballots in Scott vs. Nelson