In a motion filed on Monday, the lawyers ask that the Fulton County district attorney’s office be recused from the criminal investigation into election interference in the state in 2020.
Tag Archives: Voter Fraud (Election Fraud)
Little-Known Lawyer, a Trump Ally, Draws Scrutiny in Georgia
A special grand jury looking into election meddling interviewed Robert Cheeley, a sign that false claims made by Donald J. Trump’s allies loom large in the case.
Nigeria Postpones State Elections Amid Presidential Vote Controversy
The government moved elections scheduled for Saturday back by a week, saying it needed more time to reset digital voting machines at the center of fraud accusations.
Records Show Fox and G.O.P.’s Shared Quandary: Trump
Fox hosts and executives privately mocked the former president’s election fraud claims, even as the network amplified them in a frantic effort to appease viewers.
Tucker Carlson’s Private Contempt for Trump: ‘I Hate Him Passionately’
The Fox host’s private comments, revealed in recent court documents, contrast sharply with his support of conservatives on his show.
New Fox-Dominion Lawsuit Documents Shed Light on Debate Inside Network
Messages and depositions from the network’s stars like Tucker Carlson revealed serious misgivings about claims of election fraud even as some of the hosts told their audiences of millions a very different story.
G.O.P. States Abandon Group That Helps Fight Voter Fraud
Five red states have severed ties since last year with the Electronic Registration Information Center, a nonprofit that helps maintain accurate voter rolls.
Conservative Media Pay Little Attention to Revelations About Fox News
Even in today’s highly partisan media world, experts said, the lack of coverage about the private comments of Fox’s top executives and hosts stands out.
Bola Tinubu Elected to Be Nigeria’s Next President
Bola Tinubu, declared the winner on Wednesday in the presidential election, has boasted of making the careers of major politicians. Now he has to deliver for a divided country facing multiple emergencies.
Fox Leaders Wanted to Break From Trump but Struggled to Make It Happen
Executives and top hosts found themselves in a bind after Donald Trump began pushing unfounded claims about election fraud, court filings show.
Opposition Parties in Nigeria Call for Election Rerun, Citing Vote Rigging
Two parties say the presidential vote in Africa’s biggest democracy was marred by fraud and violence, and they called for the head of the election commission to step down.
Murdoch Acknowledges Fox News Hosts Endorsed Election Fraud Falsehoods
The conservative media mogul made the remarks under oath last month in a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox by Dominion Voting Systems.
Why Election Denialism Might Cost Fox News $1.6 Billion
The media company faces a defamation lawsuit from the voting machine maker Dominion, which accuses it of spreading conspiracy theories it knew to be wrong.
Nigerian Politician Arrested With Nearly $500,000 on Eve of Election, Police Say
For years, Nigerian politicians have been accused of buying votes. The lawmaker, the police say, was caught with dollar bills and a list of possible recipients.
Ex-Attorney General in Arizona Buried Report Refuting Voter Fraud Claims
Under Mark Brnovich, a Republican who left office in January, a 10,000-hour review did not see the light of day. His Democratic successor, Kris Mayes, released investigators’ findings.
The Fox Newsification of Nikki Haley
Imagine the start of her campaign if she wasn’t pandering to the Fox crowd.
Jury in Georgia Trump Inquiry Recommended Multiple Indictments, Forewoman Says
She would not discuss specific indictments in the special grand jury’s report but noted that its recommendations are “not going to be some giant plot twist.”
What Fox News Says When You’re Not Listening
The extravagant cynicism behind the network’s conspiracy theorizing.
Takeaways From the Report on the Trump Georgia Investigation
The released excerpts from the special grand jury’s report suggest that the jurors probably recommended indictments on more charges than just perjury.
It’s Time to Prepare for a Possible Trump Indictment
We need to prepare for a first in our history as a nation: the possible criminal prosecution of a former president.
Sweep in 3 Special Elections Gives Democrats Control of Pennsylvania House
Three Democratic victories flipped the House for the first time in a dozen years by a single seat in the battleground state.
Voter Fraud Unit in Arizona Will Shift Focus to Voter Rights
Kris Mayes, the state’s new Democratic attorney general, is shifting gears on election issues in an office her Republican predecessor created.
Will Trump Face Criminal Charges in Georgia Election Inquiry?
The House Jan. 6 committee report offered fresh evidence that former President Donald J. Trump was at the center of efforts to overturn election results in Georgia.
States Push for New Voting Laws With an Eye Toward 2024
Republicans are focused on voter ID rules and making it harder to cast mail ballots, while Democrats are seeking to expand access through automatic voter registration.
Brazil’s Authorities Race to Identify Organizers of Brasília Riot
With more than 500 people arrested after supporters of Jair Bolsonaro ransacked Brazil’s seats of government, the authorities began to search for those who funded and aided the rioters.
Special Grand Jury in Georgia Trump Inquiry Concludes Its Investigation
A hearing will be held to determine whether the report will be made public. Any criminal charges would have to be brought by a regular grand jury.
Biden Marks 2nd Anniversary of Jan. 6 By Awarding 14 Presidential Medals
President Biden marked the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack by awarding the Presidential Citizens Medal to 14 people.
Aung San Suu Kyi Trial in Myanmar Nears End
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has faced a series of charges since being detained in a coup in early 2021. Her trials came to an end on Friday, capping months of legal proceedings.
Arizona Judge Rejects Kari Lake’s Effort to Overturn Her Election Loss
Kari Lake, a Republican who was defeated by Katie Hobbs in the Arizona governor’s race, had made false election claims the centerpiece of her campaign.
Hannity and Other Fox Employees Said They Doubted Trump’s Fraud Claims
On Wednesday, lawyers for Dominion Voting Systems shared some of the strongest evidence yet that some Fox employees knew what they broadcast about the claims was false.
Kari Lake Will Present Election Fraud Claims in an Arizona County Court
After a judge dismissed most of her claims, two will go forward. Lawyers expect she will have to clear a high bar, and her case relies on a collection of election deniers.
Defamation Suit Against Fox Grows More Contentious
Lachlan Murdoch is set to be deposed on Monday, the latest in a flurry of activity in the high-stakes case.
Turnout Was Strong in Georgia, but Mail Voting Plummets After New Law
An analysis of November turnout data shows that voting by mail dropped as Georgians increasingly cast ballots in person. The shift hints at the possible impact of a 2021 voting overhaul.
Was Election Denial Just a Passing Threat?
Or is it here to stay?
Bolsonaro’s Team Makes Late Bid to Overturn Brazil’s Election
President Jair Bolsonaro’s campaign said votes from about 60 percent of voting machines should be thrown out because of a software bug. Independent experts say the bug does not affect the vote’s integrity.
Election Officials Say Efforts to Bolster the Voting System Worked
Officials were braced for partisan poll monitors convinced of fraud to disrupt voting in the midterm elections. While there were scattered episodes, the vote went smoothly.
Brazil Counted All Its Votes in Hours. It Still Faces Fraud Claims.
A report from the military found no voter fraud — but left room for Bolsonaro’s supporters to argue maybe he’d actually won.
Arizona Voting Machine Problems Fuel Right-Wing Fraud Claims
Election Officials Brace for What Comes Next After Midterms
This is the first election in which a substantial number of candidates for major offices are election deniers or conspiracy theorists.
GOP Begins Ballot Watching Push Ahead of Election Day
Tedium and suspicion mix as skeptical observers monitor the largely monotonous work at a sprawling elections office near Las Vegas.
What Can US Democracy Learn From Brazil?
Both nations had presidents who attacked their elections. But their responses — and the aftermaths — were much different.
On Social Media, Hunting for Voter Fraud Becomes a Game
Players who post about irregularities are awarded points or titles, leading participants to question the legitimacy of elections.
Town That Inspired Debunked Voter Fraud Film Braces for Election Day
San Luis, Ariz., a small farming outpost on the border, played a key role in the making of the movie “2,000 Mules.” Now some residents are scared to vote.
Debunking Voting Misinformation About the Midterm Elections
Here are some of the main falsehoods and rumors that have spread on social media in the lead-up to Election Day.
Judge Curbs Actions of Election-Monitoring Group in Arizona
The group may not take photos or videos of voters, openly carry firearms near ballot boxes, or post information about voters online, a federal judge ruled.
Bolsonaro Supporters Protest Across Brazil After Election
There were more than 200 blockades across Brazil on Tuesday as protesters said they were trying to draw military intervention, hoping it was a path to overturn the election results.
Inquiry Scrutinizes Trump Allies’ False Claims About Election Worker
Prosecutors are seeking testimony from three people who took part in the pressure campaign against the worker, Ruby Freeman, after the 2020 election.
Kari Lake and the Rise of the Republican Apostate
Doctors doubting science, former journalists undermining the truth, lawyers attacking the rule of law. This is the new face of the conservative movement.
Midterm Disinformation Has Taken Over Pennsylvania
One state’s experience underscores how pervasive false and misleading information has become in the country’s electoral process, online and off.
Bolsonaro Is Silent After Brazil Election Defeat
President Jair Bolsonaro has not yet recognized his election defeat after months of warning, without evidence, that opponents would rig the vote.