Michelle Obama accuses 71 million Americans of ‘supporting lies, hate, chaos, and division’ because they voted for President Trump

2022 Campaign 11/08/20, 23:07

A former resident of the White House showed poor sportsmanship after accusing everyone who voted for the incumbent president of being dishonest, hateful, chaotic, and divisive. Michelle Obama stunned Americans from all sides of politics after she demonized 71 million voters, who exercised their constitutional right to give President Donald Trump ...

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020

U.S. 06/09/19, 02:31

The new voter protection director for Florida Democrats told party activists on Saturday that they should assume there will be a recount during next year's presidential election. "We are going to be prepared," Brandon Peters told a packed room of Democratic activists at the state party's Leadership Blue 2019 meeting at ...

Govt opponent confirmed as Istanbul mayor, objection pending

Europe 04/17/19, 10:48

Turkish authorities on Wednesday confirmed the opposition's candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, as the mayor of Istanbul, ending more than two weeks of recounts of the March 31 vote demanded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party. All eyes however, were turned toward Turkey's top electoral body, which has yet to consider ...

Turkish ruling party wants Istanbul election voided, redone

Europe 04/16/19, 08:52

Turkey's ruling party has asked for a recent municipal election it lost in Istanbul to be invalidated.The Justice and Development Party, or AKP, filed its "extraordinary objection" to the March 31 election with Turkey's electoral board on Tuesday. Citing alleged irregularities, the party previously pushed for a recount of votes, ...

Update: Turkish ruling party seeks rerun in Istanbul

Europe 04/09/19, 07:38

The Latest on the Turkish local elections (all times local):3:35 p.m.The opposition party's candidate has criticized the plans of Turkey's ruling party plans to seek a repeat of the mayoral race in Istanbul and urged the party to acknowledge his victory.Ekrem Imamoglu, who won the tight race for Istanbul in ...

Turkish electoral board rejects full Istanbul vote recount

Europe 04/09/19, 04:05

Turkey's top electoral authority has rejected a request by the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a full recount of votes in the Istanbul mayoral race.The Supreme Electoral Board has, however, allowed a recount of 51 ballot boxes in Istanbul's 21 districts, Recep Ozel, a member of the ...

Erdogan cites irregularities, defends Istanbul vote recount

Europe 04/08/19, 03:20

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defended his party's move to demand a full recount of votes cast in mayoral elections in Istanbul, claiming that "almost all" of the voting was marred by irregularities.Erdogan suffered a major setback in last week's local elections after the opposition took control of the ...

Turkish ruling party seeks total recount of Istanbul votes

Europe 04/07/19, 08:32

Turkey's ruling party says it will appeal to the country's top election authority, demanding a full recount of votes cast in Istanbul in the March 31 mayoral election.Ali Ihsan Yavuz, deputy chairman of the ruling AKP party, spoke Sunday as a recount of votes that were previously deemed invalid was ...

Update: Turkey’s leader defends demanding vote recount

Europe 04/05/19, 08:23

The Latest on Turkey's local election (all times local):4:20 p.m.Turkey's president says his party's demands for vote recounts to challenge the unofficial results of Sunday's municipal elections are only natural.Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, in a first public appearance after Sunday elections in Istanbul, Thursday, April 4, 2019, listens ...

Turkey’s opposition worries as Istanbul votes go to recount

Europe 04/05/19, 07:33

The mood among opposition supporters in Turkey's biggest city is one of jubilation but also worry — fear that their win in Istanbul's mayoral race could be overturned in a recount taking place after the ruling party challenged the election results.In an unexpected setback to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the ...

Istanbul mayoral candidate confident of win after recount

Europe 04/04/19, 12:47

The opposition party's mayoral candidate in Istanbul says he's confident that the result of a recount of votes in the city will confirm his victory, and renewed an appeal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help end the standoff.In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Ekrem Imamoglu says ...

Thai election body orders redo in places over irregularities

World 04/04/19, 01:45

Thai election authorities have ordered a recount of votes and new elections in some polling areas after finding irregularities in last month's elections.Thailand's Election Commission said in a statement Thursday that it had ordered a recount in two polling stations and new elections in six polling stations due to the ...

Erdogan’s ruling party challenges results of local elections

Europe 04/02/19, 09:28

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party on Tuesday appealed the results of local elections in Istanbul where preliminary results give the opposition a razor-thin victory, sounding confident that a recount will alter the outcome of the vote.Nationwide, Erdogan's conservative and Islamic-based party won a majority of votes in Sunday's ...

GOP candidate withdraws challenge for Kentucky House seat

Politics 02/08/19, 18:18

His political future down to a coin flip, a Kentucky Republican walked away from an election challenge Friday in a decision that will keep a Democrat in the state legislature and likely avoid a lengthy lawsuit. Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican DJ Johnson on Election Day by a one-vote margin. Kentucky ...

Review of Wisconsin voting machines could be made public

U.S. 01/30/19, 13:09

Election security experts are watching a Wisconsin court case stemming from the 2016 presidential recount that could result in the first public conclusions on whether closely guarded ballot-counting machines were hacked or failed to perform. The key question at the heart of the case is whether former Green Party presidential candidate ...

Congo court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president

World 01/19/19, 20:02

Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Martin Fayulu, who had alleged fraud.Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.The declaration came shortly after the African Union in ...

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisor

U.S. 01/18/19, 13:33

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is suspending a county elections supervisor who failed to meet deadlines during recounts after November's election.DeSantis announced Friday that he is replacing Palm Beach elections supervisor Susan Bucher, a former Democratic state representative who has held the position since 2008.Florida had recounts in three statewide ...

Congo runner-up Fayulu asks court to order election recount

World 01/12/19, 10:14

Congo's presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu on Saturday said he has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the disputed election, declaring that "you can't manufacture results behind closed doors."He could be risking more than a court refusal. Congo's electoral commission president Corneille Nangaa has said there are only ...

Judge: Embattled Florida election head needs to be heard

U.S. 01/09/19, 20:53

Former Gov. and current U.S. Sen. Rick Scott violated a former state election official's constitutional rights when he suspended and "vilified" her without first allowing her to make her own case, a Florida federal judge ruled Wednesday.U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said newly inaugurated Gov. Ron DeSantis must grant former ...

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