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LOS ANGELES | GOP suspicion after Democratic sweep in California

LOS ANGELES — A combination of recent changes in California‘s election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and, some Republicans believe, disadvantaged their party. A stunning 5 million ballots — more than 40 percent of the overall total — were counted after Nov. 6. In many places, Democrats got a significantly larger portion of the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | GOP suspicion after Democratic sweep in California

LOS ANGELES | Democratic sweep in California raises GOP suspicion

LOS ANGELES— A combination of recent changes in California’s election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and upended traditional voting patterns in a year that Democrats captured a string of U.S. House seats in the state. Suspicious Republicans have pointed a finger at the state’s dominant Democratic Party, suggesting the changes intentionally left Republicans at … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Democratic sweep in California raises GOP suspicion

PORTLAND, Maine | Congressman seeks new election if outcome is not overturned

PORTLAND, Maine  — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is asking a federal judge to order a new election if he declines to invalidate Maine’s new voting system and declare Poliquin the winner. Judge Lance Walker declined to stop the ballot-counting process in which Democrat Jared Golden was declared the winner in the nation’s first ranked-balloting … Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Congressman seeks new election if outcome is not overturned

PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected Republican demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state’s most populous county. Judge Margaret R. Mahoney said it was too soon to require Maricopa and other counties to … Continue reading PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing