#Local Election

DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump disputed

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the results of the election. The requests, issued to Milwaukee and Dane counties in Wisconsin; Wayne County, Michigan; Maricopa County, Arizona; and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, are the first known subpoenas by Smith, who was named special counsel last month by Attorney General Merrick Garland. Smith is overseeing the Justice Department’s investigation into...
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Danville mayor files challenge against opponent

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA)– Danville Mayor Rickey Jr. has filed a challenge against one of his opponents in the race for mayor.  Voters will head to the polls in the spring and as that day gets closer, Williams and Jacob Lane are battling it out.  Williams has filed a challenge against Lane, claiming 22 of his […]

SLO County prosecutor looks into increased ballot count

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit conducted an inquiry into concerns about the County Clerk-Recorder reporting an additional 332 provisional ballots several weeks after the election. In response, Clerk-Recorder Elaina Cano promptly explained it was human error. On Nov. 29, a federal law enforcement agency...
Newnan Times-Herald

Coweta County voters head to the polls for runoff

A steady stream of Coweta County voters cast their ballots in the runoff election on Tuesday. Some voters reported they were in and out of their precincts quickly, while others said they waited as long as an hour. Georgians turned out in record numbers during early voting to help elect...
San Luis Obispo Tribune

Six years after California expanded ballot access, many counties are reluctant to adapt

Six years ago, California sought to make voting earlier and more accessible for its electorate. Under the Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) signed by then-Gov. Jerry Brown, all registered voters in participating counties would receive a mail-in ballot. Precinct polling places would give way to centralized voting centers, where ballots could be cast up to 10 days before Election Day. Drop-off locations would be available 29 days out.

Lancaster students watch special screening of ‘Till’

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Students in Lancaster got an important lesson in history from an award-winning filmmaker. McCaskey High School students saw a special screening of the movie “Till” at Penn Cinema in Lancaster County. Keith Beauchamp, one of the films producers, stuck around to have a discussion about the movie as well.

How Georgia became the center of the political universe

KING OF SWING — It’s hard to imagine now, with the nation’s eyes fixed on Georgia’s Senate runoff tonight: as recently as a decade ago, the state was viewed as so irrelevant to national politics that it was dropped from the roster of 2012 presidential exit polls.

What is the state of the Pennsylvania GOP?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — After a rough election for Republicans in Pennsylvania, some members of the party want to direct the blame. But the state party chairman says he understands the message, understands the problem, and will correct it. Democrats won the seats for governor, U.S. Senate, and the...