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Legal Beat

2,500 ballots to be inspected in suit by Arizona GOP chief

County election officials agreed Wednesday to expand their inspection of certain ballots in metro Phoenix that are being challenged in a Republican lawsuit that seeks to reverse Joe Biden’s victory in the state. Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward, who filed a lawsuit contesting the election results, is looking for irregularities among the nearly 28,000

News

After weeks of fighting, ballot counting may be near finish in Arizona

All 15 Arizona counties had submitted official election results by Monday to the secretary of state, who will certify them in the next week or sooner – ending a contentious weeks-long battle over a normally routine process. That included GOP lawsuits challenging the election, angry rallies outside the Maricopa County Ballot Tabulation Center and even

Politics

Wisconsin recount: Masks, plexiglas and lots of ballots

Wisconsin on Friday will begin recounts of the presidential race in the state’s two biggest and most Democratic counties. It’s a longshot bid by President Donald Trump — who paid a required $3 million fee — to undo Joe Biden’s victory. Trump, who lost by more than 20,600 votes in Wisconsin, has alleged “mistakes and

Legal Beat

In court, Giuliani argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, returned to federal court Tuesday after a long hiatus to accuse Democrats in control of big cities of hatching a nationwide conspiracy to steal the election, even though no such evidence has emerged in the two weeks since Election Day. The court case is over the Trump campaign’s

Opinion

Opinion: Hold It: Wisconsin’s Vote Just Doesn’t Look Right

The state of Wisconsin should not certify its election results until it can get to the bottom of what happened on Election Day. Something is not right. The results do not appear to be accurate. I’m a longtime journalist and a native of Madison, Wisconsin, and have spent years studying voter rolls, election laws and

Legal Beat

Trump lawsuit targets Maricopa vote count, as gap with Biden narrows

The Trump campaign added Arizona this weekend to the list of states where it has gone to court to challenge the ballot count, charging that Maricopa County rejected ballots that should have been given a second review. The suit, filed Saturday in Maricopa County Superior Court, claims that those rejected ballots would “yield up to

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