Stories tagged: recount
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Elections chief: Automatic recount unlikely in Alabama race
Still-uncounted ballots are unlikely to change the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama enough to spur an automatic recount, the state’s election chief said Wednesday as Democratic victor …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
Recount looms after nail biting finish in Atlanta mayoral race
Atlanta mayoral hopeful Mary Norwood had seen this movie before: A nail-biting runoff election where she came up short by just a few hundred votes.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
Stein plans to donate leftover money raised for recounts
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she plans to donate any money left over from the $7.3 million she raised to force recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania
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 …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
Recounts bring Jill Stein publicity that eluded her on the trail
Long before presidential recounts crossed her mind, trash dumping and mercury contamination pushed Jill Stein into politics.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Federal judge refuses to halt Wisconsin recount
A federal judge refused to halt Wisconsin’s presidential recount Friday, telling President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters that the effort probably won’t change anything anyway.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount
A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin’s presidential recount.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin
Michigan’s recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
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 …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
Green Party switches strategy in Pennsylvania recount bid
A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Trump, backers ask courts to halt 3 state recounts
President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Wisconsin election recount begins; Michigan’s is challenged
The tedious task of recounting Wisconsin’s nearly 3 million votes for president began Thursday with scores of hastily hired temporary workers flipping through stacks of ballots as observers watched their …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
Wisconsin first state to start presidential election recount
The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
Five Nevada counties to recount presidential race
Nevada election officials will recount ballots in five counties after independent presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 for the effort.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Stein makes Michigan third state for presidential recount
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein on Wednesday requested a full hand recount of Michigan’s presidential vote, making it the third state narrowly won by Republican Donald Trump where she’s …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
As Michigan certifies election, possible recounts now in play for three states
The Michigan Board of Canvassers with a 4-0 vote certified the state’s election results Monday afternoon, showing Republican Donald Trump won the presidential race by a 10,704-vote margin over Democrat …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Analysis: Trump unwittingly makes strong case for a recount of his own 2016 election win
On Sunday morning, President-elect Donald Trump assured us all that a recount of the 2016 election wouldn’t change the outcome and was a waste of resources. In a tweetstorm, he …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Green Party to ask Pennsylvania court to order presidential recount
The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state’s Nov. 8 presidential election result.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally
President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that “millions” voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary Clinton’s nearly 2 million edge in the popular vote and returning to …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Trump slams recount push as ‘a scam,’ says election is over
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks
President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein took new steps to force recounts across key Midwestern battlegrounds that could …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Historic recount in Wisconsin will have to move quickly
Wisconsin will begin a historic presidential recount next week and the state could risk losing its ability to have its 10 electoral votes counted if it doesn’t meet key deadlines …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
Stein wants battleground states recount; Trump pushes ahead shaping administration
President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new Cabinet-prospects Friday as he gathers with family for a long Thanksgiving weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
Sun., May 22, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: No automatic recounts in Idaho, but loser could request one
With a couple of close legislative races around the state, the question arises of possible recounts.
Sun., Nov. 30, 2014
Betsy Z. Russell: Recount confirms results of Stevenson, Rudolph race
The recount has been completed in the District 6 Idaho House race in Nez Perce County, and the outcome was the same as it was on election night: Freshman Rep. …
Wed., Feb. 12, 2014
John Ahern questions bill for City Council ballot recount
A failed candidate for Spokane City Council who paid for a partial ballot recount last year is questioning the bill he received for that service. Former state Rep. John Ahern …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Doug Clark: John Ahern’s recount strategy compounds big loss
Nobility sometimes rises out of a crushing defeat. It’s our way of romanticizing lost causes like Gen. Custer’s futile last stand at Little Big Horn, say, or those brave Alamo …
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013
John Ahern seeks futile recount in Spokane City Council race
A Spokane City Council candidate who lost big in his attempt to unseat incumbent Jon Snyder mistakenly believes he still may have a shot at winning. John Ahern, a former …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
Spokane County elections could see recount
With about 500 ballots left to count countywide from the Nov. 5 election, one race appears headed to a mandatory recount. For position 1 on the Latah City Council, incumbent …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 8:02 p.m.
Spokane Councilman Rush to pay for hand recount
Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush, who trails former Councilman Mike Allen by 88 votes, submitted a check Friday to the Spokane County Elections Office for $6,240 to pay for a …