Electronic voting

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate outside BJP headquarters in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party were off to an early lead as vote counting began Thursday following the conclusion of the country's 6-week-long general election, sending the stock market soaring in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
May 23, 2019 - 5:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. Election Commission data by midafternoon showed the...
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In this April 10, 2019, photo, Indian election officials and paramilitary soldiers with election materials walk along the river Brahmaputra to board on a country boat on the eve of the first phase of general election in Majuli, Assam, India. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
April 13, 2019 - 5:06 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The figures involved in India's general election are staggering: 900 million voters, 83 million first-time voters, 11 million poll workers, nearly 4 million electronic voting machines, 1 million polling booths and 570 special trains for migrant laborers and security personnel. Such...
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FILE- This May 22, 2018 file photo, shows a voter access card inserted in a voting reader during voting in the Georgia primary in Kennesaw, Ga. Just months after a highly contentious race for Georgia governor, the state Senate has approved a House plan to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot statewide. It's a big step toward replacing Georgia's current outdated voting system, which offers no auditable paper trail. But some say it's a big step in the wrong direction. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
March 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Legislation calling for Georgia to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot is headed to the governor's desk. The House passed the election bill Thursday, a day after Senate approval. The bill would replace a system that offers no auditable paper...
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February 21, 2019 - 5:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a push for new voting equipment in Georgia (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A Georgia House committee has approved legislation that would move the state to new touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot, just hours after it was approved by a subcommittee. The...
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Congolese election commission officials seal the results of Sunday's elections in the St. Raphael school in the Limete district of Kinshasa, Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Forty million voters were registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 31, 2018 - 1:35 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As votes were counted Monday in Congo's long-delayed presidential election, the internet was cut across the vast Central African country in an apparent effort by the government to prevent social media speculation about the results after a day of balloting plagued by...
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In this photograph taken Saturday Dec. 22, 2018, Electoral agents trainees listen to the instructor during a workshop held in a school in Kinshasa, Congo. As Congo hurtles toward an already troubled election on Sunday, Dec. 30 the opposition is urging mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines. Concerns are growing about how the ballots of some 40 million people will be counted and shared. Some worry that electronic transmission of results by the machines could open the door to manipulation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 25, 2018 - 10:20 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As Congo hurtles toward Sunday's already troubled election, the opposition on Tuesday urged mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines as concerns grow about how the ballots of some 40 million people will be counted and shared. This vast Central...
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November 24, 2018 - 6:16 pm
A nonprofit group and three Georgia voters are challenging the results of the lieutenant governor's election, arguing that there may have been tens of thousands of votes never recorded in the race. The Coalition for Good Governance, in a lawsuit filed Friday, alleges that an accurate result in the...
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Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the "gross mismanagement" of Georgia elections. Abrams made the comments in a Friday speech, shortly after she said she can't win the race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 19, 2018 - 9:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black female governor refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their...
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Supporters of presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party, gather in gather at Paulista avenue waiting for the results of the vote count, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Bolsonaro, a far-right former army captain who expresses nostalgia for Brazil's military dictatorship took a strong lead in its presidential election Sunday, rallying voters to his promises to rid Latin America's largest nation of rampant corruption, crime and moral rot. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
October 07, 2018 - 8:46 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Latest on Brazilian elections (all times local): 9:33 p.m. Brazil's far-right candidate and the leftist trailing him appear headed to a runoff. With 97 percent of votes counted, Congressman Jair Bolsonaro had 46.5 percent compared to 28.5 percent for former Sao Paulo mayor...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:03 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite watchdog groups' warnings that transparency and credibility could suffer. The vast, mineral-rich nation is under pressure to ensure...
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