The far right advances in a hotly contested vote

Once a fringe party shunned by others across the political spectrum, preliminary results showed Sweden’s Democrats winning nearly 21% of the vote. Maja Suslin | AFP | Getty Images According to initial results, a group of right-wing political parties have secured a slim lead in the Swedish general election and appear to be on track … Read more

Canada’s Conservatives pick populist to try to oust Trudeau’s Liberals

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Canada’s Conservatives on Saturday picked Pierre Poilievre, a veteran parliamentarian who has promoted bitcoin as a way to fight inflation, to lead the party’s bid to oust the Liberals and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Poilievre, 43, won the leadership in the … Read more

Swedes go to the polls in close election

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Andersson facing right-wing opposition Kristersson of the Moderates has allied with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and cost of living crisis Opinion polls show the blocs are neck and neck Polling stations close at 6:00 p.m. GMT STOCKHOLM, Sept 11 … Read more

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of computer and election security experts are urging Georgia election officials to replace the state’s touchscreen voting machines with hand-marked paper ballots ahead of the midterm elections. -November warrant, citing what they call “serious threats” posed by a apparent violation of voting materials in a county. The 13 experts sent … Read more

The video details the alleged violation of the Ga electoral system.

ATLANTA (AP) — Two months after the 2020 presidential election, a team of computer experts traveled to southern Georgia to copy software and data from voting equipment into a apparent violation of a county electoral system. They were greeted outside by the leader of the local Republican Party, who was part of then-President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Biden targets Trump’s ‘extremist’ allies as a Democratic threat in a difficult political moment

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHILADELPHIA, Sept 1 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump’s Republican allies of undermining the country’s democracy and on Thursday urged voters to reject extremism ahead of November’s midterm elections. Biden accused lawmakers and others dedicated to the Make America Great Again (MAGA) … Read more

Some Pennsylvania Republicans defend Mastriano for posing in Confederate uniform

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Some Pennsylvania Republicans defended Donald Trump-backed gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano on Saturday after Reuters published a photo of him in 2014 posing in a Confederate uniform. The previously unpublished photo was released by the US Army War College to Reuters under a Freedom of Information Act request. It showed Mastriano … Read more

Trump’s Georgia election probe cites electoral system violation

ATLANTA (AP) — The prosecutor investigating if former President Donald Trump and others illegally attempted to interfere in Georgia’s 2020 election, they are seeking information on the alleged involvement of a Trump ally in breaching voting materials in a county about 200 miles south of its Atlanta office. The expanded investigation highlights the latest instance … Read more

Arizona Supreme Court upholds off-the-ballot voting rights measure

PHOENIX (AP) — An election initiative reversing Republican-backed election law changes and expanding voting access will not appear on the November ballot, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday, issuing a final knell after a series of court decisions. The High Court ruling upholds a lower court ruling issued hours earlier in which Maricopa County Superior … Read more

Exclusive: Pennsylvania candidate Mastriano posed in Confederate uniform at Army War College

PHILADELPHIA, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Three years before retiring from the U.S. military in 2017, Donald Trump-backed Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano posed in Confederate uniform for a photo as a professor at the Army War College, according to a copy of the photo obtained. by Reuters. The previously unseen photo, released by the War … Read more