There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud, but Trump keeps warning of a 'rigged election.' Listen here for the latest on this topic as it shapes November's presidential race.
At least 5 Pennsylvania counties to wait until after election to count mail ballots
"At least five Pennsylvania County say they won't start counting mail in ballots until the day after the election. Here's Katie gave radios Joe Dusty o Beaver County Commission chair Daniel Camp says they don't have the staff to keep counting through the night Green, Cumberland, Frank, Linda and Monroe County officials also say they're going to start fresh with mail ballots Wednesday morning. Ray Murphy, with the group Keystone Vote, says speed is not the most important thing. What's important is that it's transparent. What's important is that there is no interference by boards of elections. Or anyone else in that counting process. Allegheny County is among the largest counties planning to count around the
MN absentee ballots that arrive after 8 p.m. on Election Day might not be counted
"Has ruled that absentee ballots in Minnesota must be received by eight PM on election night or they won't be counted ruling blocks of seven day extension that had been ordered by Minnesota's Secretary of state Steve Simon. He urges people with absentee ballots to drop them off in person, rather than mailing that we have to make sure that every legally cast a ballot Is counted period. That's the mission from here through Tuesday, Election day
It may be too late to mail your 2020 ballot, here's what to do instead
"80 million Americans have already cast ballots. So far, time is running out for absentee ballots. If you're planning to vote by mail, a bee sees Mary Bruce is in Washington now in crunch time across the country, more than 90 million absentee ballots were mailed out about 56 million Have been returned so far. If you're still holding on to that, in many states, it may be too late to go ahead and mailed them. And so you should go out. Look for one of those drop off locations or just going vote in person. Either way, it's time it comes as Corona
2 Florida men allegedly used device to fish out mail, mail-in ballots: report
"In Florida say two people were caught stealing mail and ballots from public mailbox using a contraption to retrieve them from the box boxes. Even brown reports from Broward County, Florida police in Lighthouse Point, Florida near Fort Lauderdale SE two men were found not just with male and ballots which don't belong to them, which itself is a crime. But a homemade device the officers say they used to fish. The ballots out of a mailbox 28 year old junior Alexander Cabral and 20 year old Vladimir Cabral Cueva US are being held in lieu of bond. A lawyer for one of them insist police overcharged his client and are politicizing the incident
Biden and Trump make their final appeals to crucial voters in Florida
"3rd U. S. Presidential election President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are both appealing for voters to turn out in Florida. They appear just hours apart today in Tampa, visiting the western end of the state's Interstate four corridor. That's an area known for its rapid residential growth. Sprawling suburbs and and status status is is an an ever ever changing changing hard hard fought fought battle battle ground ground during during presidential presidential elections elections nationwide, nationwide, More More than than 73 73 million million Americans Americans have have already already voted voted either either by by absentee or by mail. Former hurricane now
Supreme Court rules on North Carolina and Pennsylvania mail-in ballots
"Court says elections officials in North Carolina may count absentee ballots. Up to nine days after Election Day. Rusty Jacobs with North Carolina public radio, says state Republicans had sought to block the extension. North Carolina law already allowed for counting absentee ballots postmarked by but received up to three days after Election Day extension was part of of a a legal legal settlement settlement in in state state court court between between the the Democratic Democratic majority majority North North Carolina Carolina Board Board of of Elections Elections and and advocacy advocacy groups groups that that suit suit to to his his absentee absentee ballot ballot rules rules made made the the Corona Corona virus virus pandemic, pandemic, slow Postal service and a surgeon mail in votes Rusty Jacob's reporting. Separately, the US Supreme Court also rejected a second attempt of block Pennsylvania's extended Ballad Deadline. Newly sworn in Justice Amy Cockney Barrett did not take part in either decision.
Supreme Court upholds mail-in ballot extension in Pennsylvania and North Carolina
"Court is allowing extended deadlines for receiving mail in ballots in next Tuesday's election in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. The ruling is seen as a blow to the Trump campaign. New Justice Amy Cockney Barrett did not participate in yesterday's decision. The action by the justices means a ruling by Pennsylvania's top court allowing mail in ballots. That air postmarked by election Day and received up to three days later can be counted. A similar ruling was made for North Carolina.
U.S. election: Millions of mail-in ballots not yet returned in battleground states
"Have yet to be returned in key states like Pennsylvania here, CBS's Jim Priscilla less than a week before Election Day, it's estimated nearly two million mail in ballots are still outstanding, and presidential battleground states including Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Nevada, at least 35 million mail in ballots have been returned or accepted. That's a million and a half more than we're returned during the 20. 16 election. Nearly 72 million votes have already been cast. Jim Krystle, a
Millions of mail ballots not yet returned
"In part by concerns over the pandemic, a record high 90 million voters have requested mail in ballots nationwide, but so far, only about half have returned. Them in all 50 states. Those mail in votes must be sent by Election Day. But in 28 states, they must also arrived by the time polls close, the Supreme Court rejected an effort to extend the deadline in Wisconsin. They would have allowed another six days for those ballots to arrive in the mail and still be counted in 22 states. Ballots are counted if they arrive in the days after the election. As long as they're postmarked by Election Day.
With time running out to mail in ballots, millions have already voted
‘Tsunamis of Misinformation’ Overwhelm Local Election Officials
"To go to before the election. Elected officials in our state, our warning of male delays and misinformation. Here's Kamal score one from the Office of Washington secretary of State, which oversees elections comes a warning of an unofficial website offering unverifiable information. The secretary of state's office, says the site vote Washington dot info has been reported to the U. S Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency. Meanwhile, Democratic U. S representative Susan Del Benny is worried about local ballot delivery. She's calling for an investigation into five pieces of decommissioned mail processing equipment in Redmond. Judge ordered the machines back into service in September day, Benny says it hasn't happened yet. Corwin
Texas Supreme Court limits ballot drop off sites to one per county
"Governor Abbot's Order closing all ballot drop sites, but one for county Overturning the rulings of both a trot court an appeals court the Texas Supreme Court, concluding that the Anti Defamation League, which filed the lawsuit was unable to demonstrate that limiting the ballot drop sites to one per county was a burden on the right right to to vote. vote. Texas Texas Attorney Attorney General General Ken Ken Paxton Paxton celebrated celebrated the the decision. decision. His His spokesman spokesman Alejandro Alejandro Garcia, Garcia, 2020, 2020, general general election election is is already already underway underway and and the the integrity integrity of of our our election election process process must be protected and preserved. Governor habits order rightfully bolsters the security of dropped off ballots. Chris Fox
Americans Abroad Wait to See if Mail-In Ballots They Mailed Will Arrive
Nearly 70 million votes cast, marking record early turnout
"In Nebraska. We could go until the election more than 66 million Americans already voted. NPR's Gregg Allman reports. It's the most ballots ever cast in early voting. Because of the Corona virus. Nearly all states expanded early voting opportunities and mail or absentee ballots. The number of ballots cast already is close to half of the total votes recorded in 2016 early vote. Expert Michael McDonald, the University of Florida says that in Texas, the tally is already more than 80% of the total vote in the last presidential election in states that released the information, Democratic voters have run up a big lead in mail ballots. But in Florida and other key states Republicans air now outpacing Democrats and in person early voting, MacDonald says the U. S is on a pace to see at least 150 million votes cast in a 65% turnout.
The Deadline To Mail Your Colorado Ballot Back Has Passed
"Before Election Day, Colorado voters are being reminded not to return their balance by mail. Yesterday was the last suggested day to do that, Jeffcoat, clerk and recorder George Stern told Kono is radio that most Colorado's haven't needed that anyway. So busy and we love to see it just like both primary elections is there We're getting turnout record proud. It just goes leading the way of our We've had more than 220,000 ballots. We are more than 50% of our voters have already turned off. Voters should instead utilize drop boxes or polling centers to turn in their balance. More information can be found online and go vote. Colorado dot gov. Here. Hancock
Dozens of ballots destroyed after fire set at Boston dropbox
"A man has been arrested in connection with the ballot box Fire in Boston 39 year old Worldly Armand of Boston is charged with willful and malicious burning. Sunday morning, the contents of a ballot drop box outside the Copley Square Library were set on fire, and around three dozen ballots were damaged. 87 were still ledge, a ble enough to be processed. According to the Office of Secretary of State Bill Galvin. Galvin has directed all local election officials in Massachusetts to boost security around ballot boxes.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court says ballots can’t be rejected based on signature comparisons
"Counties from rejecting ballots if the voters signature on it does not resemble the signature on the voter's registration form to Republican justice has joined five Democratic justices and Fridays decision. It addresses a key concern surrounding an avalanche of mail in ballots in the presidential battleground state. The verdict was a victory for the state's top election official Kathy Book, Var is a Democrat who had asked the court to back her up in a legal dispute with President Donald Trump's campaign and Republican lawmakers. Trump and former vice President Joe Biden are locked in a battle to win the state's 20 electoral votes. It's 603
Union League ads on voting exhibit removed from Center City trash cans after ‘misunderstanding’
"Bright advertisements wrapped around city big belly trash cans near the union. Lee get brought in Sansom displayed in bold the words ballot box ads, which were approved by the city. The ads were for the Union League Legacy Foundation's exhibit America's Fight for the Vote. John Mayko is executive director for the nonprofit, which is separate from the club. Somebody was confused if this was an actual Ballot box or something, and that is not the intention and all the attention was to draw people into our exhibit. So we apologize for that misunderstanding. Based on the complaint, the district attorney's election taskforce asked the nonprofit to take them down, which they did. In total. The ads were up about two hours. A city spokesperson says they inspected both trash cans and didn't find any ballots. The exhibit, which is free to the public, highlights the civil rights movement and women's suffrage and is open to the public. Kristen Joe Hansen, W News radio
Pennsylvania court: Signature mismatches ballots must be accepted
"Trump's reelection campaign has lost accords fights that could have significantly slowed down the counting of mail in ballots in the swing states of Pennsylvania that state Supreme courts ruled unanimously today. That election officials can't reject a mail in ballots solely because they think the signature on the outside of the envelope doesn't match the signature on the voter's registration form. Reporter Zach Who'd AC on why that's important, it's confirms. The rulings of state election officials that state law forbid the throwing out of a ballot solely because of signature didn't match and it will likely lead to processing of ballots much more quickly. The Trump 2020 campaign contended. Ignoring signature mismatches opens the door to fraud. Despite multiple studies showing the number of voter ballot fraud cases is minuscule.
Pennsylvania ballots can't be tossed out over voters' signatures, court says
"Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday Democrats and Republicans on the key concern surrounding an avalanche of mail in ballots in the presidential battleground state. Prohibiting counties from rejecting ballots because the voters signature on it may not resemble their signature on the registration form. That's the law. The verdict was a victory for the state's top election officials. She's a Democrat, Kathy Boockvar. Who s the court to back her up in a legal dispute with President Trump's campaign and Republican lawmakers. County boards of elections are prohibited from rejecting absentee or mail in ballots, based on signature comparison conducted by county election officials are employees. Where is the result of Third Party challenge is based on signature analysis and comparisons, wrote the justices.
Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway
"Underway. Poster delays continue, especially in battleground state records show there continue to be delivery delays as millions of Americans are voting by mail postal data through October, 9th shows nearly all the agencies delivery regions missing its target of having at least 95% of first class mail arrive within five days, parts of the presidential battleground states of Minnesota, Wisconsin. Trick in Pennsylvania and Ohio short of delivery goals by wide margins. Mail in ballots arriving past the deadline is the main reason many of them get rejected. I'm Shelley
Early voting on hold in western Kansas county after ballots improperly labeled
"Kansas County was forced to suspend in person advanced voting for three days. After a ballot misprint incorrectly identified a Kansas Senate race as a U. S. Senate contest. Ellis County plans to resume in person voting today with extended hours after corrected ballots arrived Wednesday. The incorrect ballots labeled the Kansas 40th Senate race as the U. S Senate race. Names of the candidates were correct about 4000 of the incorrect ballots were also sent to mail in voters. Election officials say the incorrect ballots will be counted.
Nearly 30,000 Ballots Automatically Mailed to Washington DC Voters Returned to Sender
"Try in every possible case to keep students with The teachers that they began the year with Meghan Cloherty. W T O p new in this year's election, DC, mailed a ballot to every registered voter rather than wait for them to request one NBC for investigative reporter Jodi Fleisher, reports. Thousands of those balance could not be delivered. And she explains what happens to the windy City elections officials mailed 475,000 ballots to registered voters about 28,000 of them came back undeliverable. The election board chairman told the news for I team. He wasn't surprised since D C has so many college students and
250,000 mail-in ballots returned in the last 2 days in Miami-Dade
"Precincts on day Number three in Florida The Sunshine State continues shattering turnout records, with nearly three million Floridians already casting ballots and 13 more days to go until the election. Supervisor of elections, Peter Antonacci says everything's running smoothly. But there have been a few issues with voters not wearing masks. There have been some scatter incidents in our poll clerks have handled them pretty well. And I think over the next 12 days, we'll have a few more incidents, he says. They're getting more than 50,000 in person and vote by mail ballots daily Miami Dade Supervisor of Election says they've had 84,000 in person. Voters in 250,000 mail in ballots turned in in just the past two days alone. One day Grossman News Radio