Democrats push election security bill amid impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled broad legislation Tuesday to protect the country's elections as they investigate whether President Donald Trump inappropriately solicited foreign election help from Ukraine ahead of the 2020 vote.

Oct. 8, 2019 2:14 PM EDT
2020 campaign staffers being trained to handle cyber threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks continuing well into Donald Trump's presidency.

May. 3, 2019 11:56 AM EDT
Poll finds partisan divide in concerns for election security

ATLANTA (AP) — With the midterm elections less than a month away, a strong majority of Americans are concerned the nation's voting systems might be vulnerable to hackers, according to a poll released Wednesday.

Oct. 10, 2018 10:47 AM EDT
Without evidence, Trump says Russia will favor Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure to show he's taking the threat of Russian interference seriously, President Donald Trump claimed without evidence Tuesday that Moscow will be "fighting very hard" to help Democrats win in the 2018 midterm elections.

Jul. 24, 2018 5:54 PM EDT
Republican state lawmakers push for restrictions on voting

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.

Feb. 9, 2017 10:37 AM EST
Effect of voting laws seen, but not enough to sway outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen states had new voting or registration restrictions in place for the 2016 presidential election, raising concerns that minority voters in particular would have a harder time accessing the ballot box.

Nov. 10, 2016 11:35 AM EST
Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's continued skepticism that the election was on the up-and-up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems — and even then, most of the trouble involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines.

Nov. 8, 2016 5:29 PM EST
Random citizens can contest your voting right in many states

Calls by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his supporters to watch for fraud at the polls have raised concerns about a longstanding but little used Election Day tactic — citizen voter challenges.

Nov. 4, 2016 1:34 PM EDT