Jon Swaine

New York and Washington, D.C.

Investigative reporter

Education: University of Cambridge, BA; City University of London, PG Dip

Jon Swaine joined The Washington Post's investigative team in 2019. He previously worked for The Guardian from 2014 to 2019 and The Daily Telegraph from 2007 to 2014.

Latest from Jon Swaine

Prince Harry, Meghan say they were chased by NYC paparazzi. Cab driver describes incident.

Prince Harry and Meghan were involved in a “near catastrophic car chase at the hands of a ring of highly aggressive paparazzi,” the couple's spokeswoman said.

May 17, 2023

Mike Lindell’s firm told to pay $5 million in ‘Prove Mike Wrong’ election-fraud challenge

The MyPillow founder and election denier offered the money to anyone who could disprove his claim about data he said showed China manipulated the 2020 U.S. election.

April 20, 2023

Advocates seek federal investigation of multistate effort to copy voting software

Evidence of the effort by Trump supporters surfaced in a long-running lawsuit over the security of Georgia’s voting system.

December 13, 2022

As Arizona counts votes, Republicans seize on Election Day glitches

Election officials, who long expected the vote count to take as many as 12 days, say ballot printer issues are not slowing results.

November 10, 2022

What happened with voting machines in Coffee County, Ga.?

What happened with voting machines in Coffee County, Georgia, after Donald Trump's 2020 loss? Some questions and answers.

October 28, 2022

Inside the secretive effort by Trump allies to access voting machines

How rural Coffee County, Ga., became an early target in the multistate search for purported evidence of election fraud.

October 28, 2022

Sidney Powell’s nonprofit raised $16 million as she spread election falsehoods

Defending the Republic, whose mission is to use the courts to “protect election integrity” and individual freedoms, reported that it spent about $8 million in the 12-month period ending Nov. 30, 2021.

October 14, 2022

Jan. 6 committee hearing will use clips from Roger Stone documentary

The Jan. 6 committee is considering including video clips in which Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to Donald Trump, predicted violent clashes.

September 26, 2022

Georgia to replace voting machines in Coffee County after alleged security breach

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger will decommission all voting machines in the county where forensics experts working for election denier Sidney Powell last year copied virtually every component of the voting system.

September 23, 2022

Video appears to undercut Trump elector’s account of alleged voting-data breach in Georgia

Parts of former state GOP official Cathy Latham's testimony about the copying of sensitive elections software in Coffee County appear to diverge from surveillance camera footage and other evidence.

September 20, 2022