Biden just shy of votes to clinch presidency as battleground states continue to count mail ballots

Trump demands counting be halted

By: - November 5, 2020 3:21 pm
Right-wing protestors in Maricopa County, Arizona

Protesters gather outside the Maricopa County, Arizona, Elections Department on Nov. 4, 2020, demanding that all ballots for Donald Trump be counted. Since then, several state have approved laws creating criminal penalties for election officials involved in voter fraud. (Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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