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Federal watchdog: Trump’s USDA overpaid corn farmers by $3B

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 21, 2021

The Trump administration overpaid corn farmers by about $3 billion in federal aid in 2019 and farmers in the South were paid more for the same crops than those elsewhere in the country, a federal watchdog agency has found.

Far too little vote fraud to tip election to Trump, AP finds

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 14, 2021

An Associated Press review of every potential case of voter fraud in the six battleground states disputed by former President Donald Trump has found fewer than 475 — a number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election.

Georgia’s Perdue sues over 2020 election, pushes fraud claim

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 10, 2021

Days after announcing his candidacy for governor, Republican David Perdue further embraced debunked claims of electoral fraud in Georgia's 2020 presidential race by joining a lawsuit seeking to prove he and former President Donald Trump were cheated out of election victories.

Las Vegas man to admit voting twice in November 2020 election

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 15, 2021

A Las Vegas business executive whose claim of voter fraud was featured by state Republicans in November 2020 as proof of tainted votes has agreed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of voting more than once in the same election.

Shawn Vestal: If money is speech, this election was a roar

Realtors, big business and wealthy individuals poured hundreds of thousands of dollars in unlimited independent spending into supporting two candidates, Mike Lish and Jonathan Bingle, and attacking the other two, Zack Zappone and Naghmana Sherazi.

Spokane County voters have until 8 p.m. to vote on Election Day

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 2, 2021

Ballots for Tuesday's election must be postmarked Nov. 2 in order to count. The Spokane County Elections Office at 1033 W. Gardner Ave. and a voter services center at CenterPlace Event Center in Spokane Valley, 2426 N. Discover Place, will be open until 8 p.m. for voters to cast ballots, register and receive replacement ballots.

Voters weigh new rights on food, worship and elderly visits

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 2, 2021

Pandemic policies were being put to the test Tuesday in several states where ballot measures sought to rebuke or affirm actions taken by officials trying to fight COVID-19. The virus-related measures were among two dozen ballot proposals in six states that also include new constitutional rights for residents to grow their own food or enjoy clean air and water.