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Congo runner-up Fayulu asks court to order election recount

Congo’s presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the disputed election, declaring on Saturday that “you can’t manufacture results behind closed doors.”


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:19 p.m.

Republican takes House race by 1 vote after recount

Republican Bart LeBon has won an Alaska state House race by one vote after a ballot recount, officials said.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:19 a.m.

Tom Konis overcomes 1,100-vote deficit to take lead in Spokane County assessor’s race

Tom Konis narrowly tops Spokane County assessor race, with a margin so thin it will require a recount.


As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes

Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor on Saturday, just hours before counties must turn in their official results following days of recounting ballots.


Florida starts painstaking hand recount in U.S. Senate race

Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida’s acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the intent of about 93,000 voters whose …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 5:04 p.m.

Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

Florida’s acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate headed Thursday to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

Recounts ordered in Florida Senate, governor races

The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major contests in the state that took five weeks …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 2:05 p.m.

Settlement reached in tight Arizona Senate vote count

Arizona Republicans and Democrats agreed Friday to give rural voters an extra chance to fix problems with their ballots in the count of the state’s tight Senate race.


Spin Control: Wrapup from the primary: Recount challenges and the biggest loser

Recount of key precincts showed no changes. Now candidates may challenge the process.


Virginia Democrat to fight tied race; name-drawing delayed

The Democrat in a tied race for a Virginia House seat that could affect which party controls the chamber said Tuesday that she’ll ask a court to declare the tie …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 3:22 p.m.

Recount overturns Idaho local election won by coin toss

A recount for a local election in southern Idaho has overturned a win that was decided by a coin toss last month.


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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.


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.


Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount

A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin’s presidential recount.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …