Election recounts

Susan Bucher, second right, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections and Judge August Bonavita, seated at center left, look at provisional ballots in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. A possible recount looms in a tight Florida gubernatorial, U.S. Senate and agriculture commission race. (AP Photo/Josh Repogle)
November 09, 2018 - 8:12 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, but this year there are no hanging chads or butterfly ballots, like in 2000. And no angry mobs in suits — at least not yet. The deeply purple state will learn Saturday whether recounts will be held in the...
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August 19, 2018 - 2:09 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary elections following a manual ballot recount ordered by the outgoing chamber following charges of irregularities. The Federal Court's decision on Sunday paves the way for the president to summon lawmakers to...
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Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, greets a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Newark, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
August 08, 2018 - 1:21 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Ohio's elections chief says more than 8,000 potential votes are yet to be tallied in a congressional special election that...
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June 24, 2018 - 2:14 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount. The order, issued by the commission on Sunday, paves the way for a partial recount of the roughly 11 million votes cast in national elections in May...
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Iraqi security forces and firemen gather as smoke rises from a fire that broke out at Baghdad's largest ballot box storage site, where ballots from Iraq's May parliamentary elections are stored, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 10, 2018. The ballots are part of a manual recount of votes, mandated in a law passed by the Iraqi parliament last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
June 13, 2018 - 5:05 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations to form a new government. The move, announced by al-Sadr and Hadi al-...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018, file photo, Republican Rick Saccone, center, is surrounded by media as he heads to a polling place in McKeesport, Pa., to cast his ballot in a special U.S. House election. Saccone lost the election to Democrat Conor Lamb. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 21, 2018 - 9:17 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb on Wednesday night in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken GOP confidence ahead of the November midterm elections. Lamb, 33,...
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Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, center, celebrates with his supporters at his election night party in Canonsburg, Pa., early Wednesday, March 14, 2018. A razor's edge separated Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 14, 2018 - 8:18 pm
MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the special congressional election in Pennsylvania (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The White House is warning against reading too much into the razor-thin outcome of a congressional race in a Pennsylvania district President Donald Trump carried by double digits...
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Democratic candidate for the 94th House of Delegates seat, Shelly Simonds, right, speaks to the media as her husband, Paul Danehy, left, and daughter, Georgia Danehy, center, look on after a drawing to determine the winner of a tied election at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Republican Delegate David Yancey won the drawing. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 04, 2018 - 2:25 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — By luck of the draw, incumbent Republican David Yancey won a Virginia state House of Delegates race so close that its outcome was determined Thursday when an elections official pulled his name out of a ceramic bowl. The drawing of lots happened after the race between Yancey and...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Dec. 19, 2017, file photo, Democrat Shelly Simonds as she reacts to the news that she won the 94th District precincts by one vote after previously trailing incumbent David Yancey by ten votes post-election, following a recount in Hampton, Va. A three judge panel on Wednesday, Jan., 3, 2018, has rejected a request to reconsider its ruling in an election recount between Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey and Simonds, that could determine partisan control of the Virginia House of Delegates. State elections officials plan to meet Thursday, Jan. 4, to randomly pick a winner in the contest. (Joe Fudge/The Daily Press via AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Virginia legislative election in which the winner's name is drawn out of a bowl (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The leader of Virginia House Republicans says the victory by a GOP legislative candidate who won after his name was drawn from a bowl has cemented...
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FILE- In this Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Del. David Yancey talks with reporters outside the Newport News, Va., Courthouse. Shelly Simonds, the Democrat in a tied race for a Virginia House seat says she'll ask a court to declare the tie invalid. Simonds' lawyers said Tuesday, Dec. 26, that they'll ask the court to reconsider its ruling after last week's recount. Attorney Ezra Reese said the court violated election law by counting a ballot for Yancey a day after the recount. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Daily Press via AP, File)
December 29, 2017 - 4:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Democrats and Republicans continued partisan sniping Friday over a House seat that could determine the balance of power in the Virginia House of Delegates, state elections officials moved to break the deadlock by scheduling a random drawing to pick the winner. The Virginia...
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