Mail.com: Election recounts https://www.mail.com/subjects/3002-election-recounts.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Election recounts https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/3002-election-recounts.html GOP runoff to replace SC Rep. Mulvaney will go to recount https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199510-gop-runoff-to-replace-sc-rep-mulvaney-will-to-reco.html COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest of margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes between former lawmaker Ralph Norman and state legislator Tommy Pope was less than 1 percent meaning a re... Wed, 17 May 2017 14:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199510-gop-runoff-to-replace-sc-rep-mulvaney-will-to-reco.html 2017-05-17T14:44:00Z GOP runoff to replace SC's Mulvaney too close to call https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198892-gop-runoff-to-replace-scs-mulvaney-too-close-to-ca.html COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes between former lawmaker Ralph Norman and state legislator Tommy Pope was less than 1 percent, meaning a r... Wed, 17 May 2017 05:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198892-gop-runoff-to-replace-scs-mulvaney-too-close-to-ca.html 2017-05-17T05:17:00Z Forged racist emails cause stir at University of Michigan https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4956988-forged-racist-emails-stir-university-michigan.html ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Someone sent racist and anti-Semitic emails to University of Michigan students and made it look like they were from a computer science professor who pushed for presidential election recounts in several states. About 40 students protested early Wednesday outside the home of the school's president, Mark Schlissel, about the spoofed e... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4956988-forged-racist-emails-stir-university-michigan.html 2017-02-08T18:26:00Z US elections still vulnerable to rigging, disruption https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4857428-us-elections-vulnerable-to-rigging-disruption.html ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jill Stein's bid to recount votes in Pennsylvania was in trouble even before a federal judge shot it down Dec. 12. That's because the Green Party candidate's effort stood almost no chance of detecting potential fraud or error in the vote — there was basically nothing to recount. Pennsylvania is one of 11 states where the majority of ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4857428-us-elections-vulnerable-to-rigging-disruption.html 2016-12-26T17:13:00Z AP FACT CHECK: No proof of mass vote fraud in Michigan https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4847728-ap-fact-check-proof-mass-vote-fraud-michigan.html DETROIT (AP) — A widely shared story that claimed in headlines that Michigan had mass Democratic voter fraud and that more than half of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's Detroit vote faces disqualification is false. State election officials say there is no proof to back up either claim. The story posted by Higgins News Network on Dec. 6 is headline... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4847728-ap-fact-check-proof-mass-vote-fraud-michigan.html 2016-12-20T22:22:00Z AP FACT CHECK: Florida not recounting election votes https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4844588-ap-fact-check-florida-recounting-election-votes.html TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A story claiming Florida is set to recount votes in the presidential election because of fraud is untrue. The story posted on bipartisanreport.com on Dec. 6 was headlined: "Florida Moves For FULL RECOUNT Of State Over Massive Voter Fraud." It received more than 73,000 likes, comments or shares on Facebook before it was removed from the site. ... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4844588-ap-fact-check-florida-recounting-election-votes.html 2016-12-19T16:49:00Z Stein plans to donate leftover money raised for recounts https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4829828-stein-plans-to-donate-leftover-money-raised-recoun.html MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said Tuesday that she will donate any money left over from her bids to force election recounts in three states to groups dedicated to election reform and voting rights. Stein's campaign raised about $7.3 million to fund her recount efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and she s... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:20:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4829828-stein-plans-to-donate-leftover-money-raised-recoun.html 2016-12-13T19:20:00Z The Latest: Stein says hurdles, 'extortion' stymied recount https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4830352-latest-stein-hurdles-extortion-stymied-recount.html MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Jill Stein's presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says "bureaucratic hurdles, financial extortion and legal maneuvering" stymied her efforts to force election recounts in three states. ... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4830352-latest-stein-hurdles-extortion-stymied-recount.html 2016-12-13T17:54:00Z Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4826778-recount-efforts-end-trump-wins-wisconsin-pennsylva.html Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over the top in the Electoral College stakes. Trump's victory in Wisconsin was reaffirmed following a statewide vote recount that showed him defeating Democrat Hillary ... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 04:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4826778-recount-efforts-end-trump-wins-wisconsin-pennsylva.html 2016-12-13T04:51:00Z Michigan to audit 'significant' mismatches in Detroit vote https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4828168-michigan-to-audit-significant-mismatches-detroit-v.html LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's elections bureau ordered an investigation Monday into substantial ballot discrepancies in a small portion of Detroit's voting precincts, after the discovery of a polling place where 300 people voted but only 50 ballots were properly sealed in a container. Since learning of the issue last week during Michigan's presidential... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4828168-michigan-to-audit-significant-mismatches-detroit-v.html 2016-12-13T01:53:00Z Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4819582-wisconsin-recount-ahead-judge-mulls-pennsylvania-c.html PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge allowed Wisconsin's presidential recount to move forward Friday as a another federal judge in Pennsylvania planned to take the weekend to decide on a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots and examine election computer systems for signs of hacking. U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond in Philadelphia said he... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4819582-wisconsin-recount-ahead-judge-mulls-pennsylvania-c.html 2016-12-09T23:58:00Z The Latest: Michigan high court denies vote recount appeal https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4821708-latest-michigan-high-court-denies-vote-recount-app.html LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on efforts for recounts of the presidential race in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein to restart a vote recount in the state. The state high court denied ... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4821708-latest-michigan-high-court-denies-vote-recount-app.html 2016-12-09T23:23:00Z Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4816410-michigan-recount-over-pennsylvania-sets-hearing.html DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that effectively halted Michigan's presidential recount after three days assured Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory in the state. Meanwhile, the fate of Green Party candidate Jill Stein's request for a recount in Pennsylvania must wait at least until a federal court hearing on Friday, just four days before the Dec. 13 federal dea... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4816410-michigan-recount-over-pennsylvania-sets-hearing.html 2016-12-08T20:47:00Z The Latest: Wisconsin recount nears end; Michigan's halted https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4818674-latest-wisconsin-recount-nears-end-michigans-halte.html DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Wisconsin's presidential election recount is nearly complete. The state Elections Commission reported Thursday that more than 82 percent of the vote had been counted by the close of business on Wednesday, and that Democrat Hillary Clinton had gained ... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4818674-latest-wisconsin-recount-nears-end-michigans-halte.html 2016-12-08T20:46:00Z Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4816694-recount-ends-michigan-3-days-ongoing-wisconsin.html DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots. The recount lasted three days in more than 20 of the state's 83 counties. Some counties hadn't planned to start until later. Federal Judge Mark Goldsmith said Wednesday he must follow a dec... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:41:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4816694-recount-ends-michigan-3-days-ongoing-wisconsin.html 2016-12-08T15:41:00Z Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's Michigan win https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4813480-federal-judge-halts-recount-sealing-trumps-michiga.html DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots. The ruling seals Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton for Michigan's 1... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4813480-federal-judge-halts-recount-sealing-trumps-michiga.html 2016-12-08T04:46:00Z The Latest: Federal judge agrees to end Michigan recount https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4811520-latest-federal-judge-agrees-to-michigan-recount.html DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A federal judge who ordered Michigan to start recounting presidential votes has dropped his decision, effectively ending a second look at ballots statewide. Judge Mark Goldsmith acted Wedn... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4811520-latest-federal-judge-agrees-to-michigan-recount.html 2016-12-08T00:50:00Z The Latest: Michigan wants recount halted if judge rules https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4814630-latest-michigan-wants-recount-halted-judge-rules.html LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local): 5 p.m. The Michigan elections board has ordered an immediate halt to the presidential recount if a federal judge lifts his previous order that the recount occur. The Board of State Canvassers issued the instruction ... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4814630-latest-michigan-wants-recount-halted-judge-rules.html 2016-12-07T22:49:00Z Michigan recount now in doubt; Pennsylvania sets hearing https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4811010-michigan-recount-doubt-pennsylvania-sets-hearing.html DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's presidential recount appeared in doubt on Wednesday, two days after it started, after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing in the election disqualified her from seeking another look at the vote. Meanwhile, the fate of Green Party candidate Jill Stein's request for a recount in Pennsylvania must wait... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4811010-michigan-recount-doubt-pennsylvania-sets-hearing.html 2016-12-07T21:15:00Z Presidential recount in Michigan expands to Detroit area https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4810204-presidential-recount-michigan-expands-to-detroit-a.html DETROIT (AP) — The presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other counties, and the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaits action in federal court. President-elect Donald Trump narrowly defeated Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in both states and Wisconsin, which started ... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:25:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4810204-presidential-recount-michigan-expands-to-detroit-a.html 2016-12-06T12:25:00Z North Carolina Gov. McCrory concedes he lost re-election bid https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808628-north-carolina-gov-mccrory-concedes-lost-re-electi.html DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor's race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day. The win by Cooper, the state's outgoing attorney general, gives Democrats an important consolation prize after a disappointing election across the country. However, Republicans retain... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:05:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808628-north-carolina-gov-mccrory-concedes-lost-re-electi.html 2016-12-06T01:05:00Z Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808316-focus-recount-effort-shifts-to-michigan-pennsylvan.html MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a hand recount began on the orders of a federal judge. President-elect Donald Trump narrowly defeated Democra... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808316-focus-recount-effort-shifts-to-michigan-pennsylvan.html 2016-12-05T22:44:00Z Stein still stands to benefit under losing recount effort https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4809444-stein-stands-to-benefit-under-losing-recount-effor.html MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Party candidate Jill Stein's efforts to force a recount of the presidential race in three states where she admittedly doesn't think the result would change has led to questions about her motives and criticism that she's just trying to raise her profile and fatten her own coffers. Here are some questions and answers about Stein's... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:33:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4809444-stein-stands-to-benefit-under-losing-recount-effor.html 2016-12-05T22:33:00Z The Latest: Michigan Republicans appealing recount order https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808300-latest-michigan-republicans-appealing-recount-orde.html MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The Michigan Republican Party is appealing a judge's order that forced an immediate recount in the presidential race. Lawyers for the GOP filed a brief notice Monday, hours after a f... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808300-latest-michigan-republicans-appealing-recount-orde.html 2016-12-05T20:48:00Z The Latest: N.Carolina governor concedes he lost re-election https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808612-latest-ncarolina-governor-concedes-lost-re-electio.html RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on recounting ballots in North Carolina's yet-finalized race for governor (all times local): 12:10 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor's race, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner. The concession nearly four weeks after Election D... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4808612-latest-ncarolina-governor-concedes-lost-re-electio.html 2016-12-05T17:15:00Z Michigan to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807408-michigan-to-recount-legal-fight-moves-to-pennsylva.html A judge has ordered a hand recount of Michigan's presidential results to begin by noon Monday, and the Green Party is trying to force a federal court order for a statewide recount in Pennsylvania. Green Party candidate Jill Stein is trying to force recounts in three states. The count is underway in Wisconsin. In Nevada, a partial recount of the race was requested by independ... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807408-michigan-to-recount-legal-fight-moves-to-pennsylva.html 2016-12-05T12:23:00Z Judge orders Michigan recount to begin at noon Monday https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807332-judge-orders-michigan-recount-to-noon-monday.html DETROIT (AP) — Michigan must begin its presidential recount at noon Monday, a federal judge ruled in a late-night order that could make it more likely the state will complete the count ahead of a Dec. 13 deadline. In his ruling early Monday morning, Judge Mark Goldsmith rejected an effort by state officials to delay the hand-counting of about 4.8 million ... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:24:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807332-judge-orders-michigan-recount-to-noon-monday.html 2016-12-05T07:24:00Z Latest: Judge orders Michigan recount to begin Monday https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807302-latest-judge-orders-michigan-recount-to-monday.html DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling on the start of a hand recount of Michigan presidential election ballots (all times local): 11:25 p.m. A federal judge in Detroit has ruled that the recount of Michigan's presidential results can begin at noon on Monday, a decision that gives the state more time to complete the count ahead of the Dec. 13 deadline. ... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4807302-latest-judge-orders-michigan-recount-to-monday.html 2016-12-05T05:29:00Z The Latest: Trump accuses Green Party recount as a 'scam' https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4805876-latest-trump-accuses-green-party-recount-scam.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Donald Trump says that the Green Party is dropping its recount lawsuit in Pennsylvania, but that's not the whole story. The Green Party said late Saturday that it's switching strategy in its bid to force a statewide recount of Pe... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4805876-latest-trump-accuses-green-party-recount-scam.html 2016-12-04T19:34:00Z Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4805864-green-party-taking-bid-election-recount-to-federal.html HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is taking her bid for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election to federal court. After announcing Stein and recount supporters were dropping their case in state court, lawyer Jonathan Abady said they will seek an emergency federal court order Monday. ... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4805864-green-party-taking-bid-election-recount-to-federal.html 2016-12-04T15:34:00Z