Election 2020

Booking photos from the Fulton County conspiracy case charging Donald Trump and allies with trying to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election results.

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

BY: - August 31, 2023

ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for […]

Former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters in a campaign visit to Council Bluffs, Iowa,

Judge sets March trial date in Trump federal election interference case

BY: - August 28, 2023

WASHINGTON — The federal trial in the case accusing former President Donald Trump of knowingly lying about the 2020 presidential election results and trying to overturn them will begin in March, a federal judge said Monday. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, who waived Trump’s appearance for the first hearing, scheduled jury selection to begin March […]

Booking photos from the Fulton County conspiracy case charging Donald Trump and allies with trying to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election results.

One for the books as Trump and rest of Fulton 19 enter Georgia justice system over 2020 election

BY: , and - August 25, 2023

ATLANTA — At the end of a historic week at the Fulton County jailhouse, the criminal case against former President Donald Trump and his 18 allies also accused of subverting Georgia’s 2020 presidential election is just beginning. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis alleges Trump and the rest of the group – which include lawyers, […]

Former President Donald Trump and his former chief of staff, Mark Meadows

Georgia grand jury indicts Trump, members of his inner circle

BY: and - August 14, 2023

ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle were indicted Monday in Fulton County’s sweeping investigation into 2020 election interference. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis held a press conference late Monday night to briefly discuss the grand jury’s felony conspiracy and racketeering charges being levied against the 2024 Republican […]

The exterior of the Rotunda of the U.S. Capital

What Louisiana’s Congressional delegation is saying about Trump’s indictment

BY: - August 2, 2023

Three members of Louisiana’s Congressional delegation criticized the grand jury indictment handed down against former President Donald Trump this week. But half of the delegation, four of its eight members, has released no statement on Trump’s legal troubles. U.S. Sens. John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy haven’t commented on the indictment. Reps. Julia Letlow, R-Monroe, and […]

Former U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he makes a visit to the Cuban restaurant Versailles after he appeared for his arraignment on June 13, 2023 in Miami, Florida.

Trump says he has been told he is a target of the special counsel’s Jan. 6 investigation

BY: - July 18, 2023

Donald Trump has received a target letter from Special Counsel Jack Smith, he said Tuesday, indicating another indictment of the former president is likely over his role in encouraging the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Trump posted to his social media site, Truth Social, on Tuesday, announcing that he’d received the target […]

Former Michigan Attorney General candidate Matt DePerno

Ruling paves way for criminal charges in scheme to obtain voting tabulators after 2020 election

BY: - July 13, 2023

PONTIAC, Michigan – A ruling Wednesday has opened the way for criminal charges to be filed against nine Michigan supporters of former President Donald Trump, including a sheriff and a former candidate for attorney general. The decision, released Wednesday by Oakland County Circuit Judge Phyllis McMillen, determined that it is illegal for someone to take […]

Jacob Angeli Chansley, also known as the “QAnon Shaman” wears a feather headdress and face paint at Wesley Bolin Plaza in Phoenix on June 1.

‘QAnon Shaman’ looks to overturn sentence, says he never renounced QAnon 

BY: - June 24, 2023

PHOENIX — Jacob Angeli Chansley, who rose to prominence as the self-described “QAnon Shaman” and became, for many, the face of the Jan. 6 insurrection, is trying to get his sentence overturned and says he never renounced QAnon or felt duped by Donald Trump. At the same time, he’s trying to make money on his […]

A man casts his vote behind the curtain at a New Orleans Garden District polling place

Election conspiracy theory at root of proposed constitutional amendment

BY: - June 8, 2023

The Louisiana Legislature, with the help of House Democrats, approved a bill Thursday that gives steam to unsubstantiated election conspiracy theories accusing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg of trying to influence local election officials during the 2020 presidential race.  Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed similar bills in the past, but this year’s proposal will bypass […]

A voter makes his choices in at a New Orleans Garden District polling place

GOP-led states plan new voter data systems to replace one they rejected. Good luck with that.

BY: - May 27, 2023

So far this year, seven states, all Republican-led, have left the Electronic Registration Information Center, an interstate compact for sharing voter registration data, and more could follow. Amid the exodus, some states, including Texas and Virginia, have said they plan to create their own data-sharing networks to replace ERIC. Pledging to build a new system […]

Republican Kristina Karamo campaigns in Lansing, Michigan.

Election deniers who lost secretary of state races now run several state GOP operations

BY: - February 26, 2023

Many of the election deniers who ran last year for positions that would have given them control over state elections systems lost their races. But several have found a new path to exert influence: as chair of their state Republican Party. On Saturday, Kristina Karamo, an activist who rose to prominence for her efforts to […]

Right-wing protestors in Maricopa County, Arizona

Five election deniers who are controlling state voting systems

BY: - February 17, 2023

Americans concerned about the health of democracy breathed a sigh of relief when a pack of election deniers in 2022 lost their attempts to control voting in key battleground states — making it unlikely that a rogue state election official could subvert the 2024 presidential election. Candidates for secretary of state who denied the result […]