The board’s vote followed Republican candidate Mark Harris’s testimony calling for a new election after he said he was mistaken in his testimony earlier in the day.
Dramatic testimony from the son undercut claims by father Mark Harris and his campaign strategist that they had not been aware of any red flags.
Consultant Andy Yates of Red Dome Group denied seeing evidence that a campaign operative directed an illegal scheme to collect mail-in ballots on behalf of Republican Mark Harris.
The State Board of Elections opened a hearing with explosive allegations that Leslie McCrae Dowless tried to cover his tracks and encouraged witnesses to lie. No evidence has emerged that Republican Harris knew of the alleged scheme.
The State Board of Elections will consider evidence of a ballot-tampering scheme in the 9th District and consider calling for a new election or certifying Republican Mark Harris’s 905-vote victory over Democrat Dan McCready.
State and local officials will turn over fewer than 800 files, rather than the millions that U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr. was seeking in far-reaching subpoenas.
Virginia Democrats are seeking, but not yet finding, a leader to get them out of the mire.
Newly disclosed form shows she claimed to be “American Indian” when she registered with the State Bar of Texas.
A number of bungled proclamations show the data is easy to misinterpret, prompting voting-rights advocates to accuse Republicans of intentional voter suppression.
The day after Labor Day, just as campaign season was entering its final frenzy, FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization, went into free fall.