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Midterm Elections 2022

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243d ago

Sam Bankman-Fried charged with using stolen funds for over $100M in political donations

An amended indictment accused Bankman-Fried of directing two FTX executives to evade contribution limits by donating to Democrats and Republicans and to conceal where the money came from.
Image: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Attends Hearing To Determine Bail Revocation
Image: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Attends Hearing To Determine Bail Revocation
281d ago

Texas' largest county, home to Houston, sues state over law ousting its election chief

The lawsuit asks the court to block the law before it takes effect in September.
Early Voting
Early Voting

Arizona Republican election official sues Kari Lake for defamation

Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer said he’s faced "violent vitriol" and death threats because of lies spread by Lake, an election denier who lost the 2022 governor's race.
Kari Lake
Kari Lake

Criminal charges filed over fake signatures that spoiled Michigan GOP gubernatorial bids

Three of the "principal actors" in the scheme were charged, Attorney General Dana Nessel said.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel speaks speaks on Feb. 21, 2019, in Lansing, Mich.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel speaks speaks on Feb. 21, 2019, in Lansing, Mich.

Republican Arizona official who faced harassment over elections won’t seek re-election

Bill Gates said in a statement he has sought to tell "the truth about our elections in the face of false information."
Bill Gates, Chairman of the Maricopa Board of Supervisors, speaks about voting machine malfunctions at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 8, 2022, in Phoenix.
Bill Gates, Chairman of the Maricopa Board of Supervisors, speaks about voting machine malfunctions at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 8, 2022, in Phoenix.

Republicans brace for 2022 losers to take another crack at winning

From Ohio to Arizona, some of the most prominent far-right candidates who lost key swing races last cycle are gearing up to run again, thinking this time will be different.
Joe Kent, J.R. Majewski.
Joe Kent, J.R. Majewski.

Kari Lake's last challenge to loss in Arizona governor's race goes to trial

Lake's claim challenges the implementation of signature verification procedures on early ballots in Maricopa County, home to more than 60% of the state’s voters.
Image: Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Governor of Arizona, speaks on stage during a rally in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Nov. 7, 2022.
Image: Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Governor of Arizona, speaks on stage during a rally in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Nov. 7, 2022.

Kari Lake's lawyers sanctioned over false election claims

Arizona’s chief justice directed Lake’s lawyers to pay $2,000 for making “false factual statements to the Court.”
Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022.
Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022.

Texas Senate passes bill to allow secretary of state to overturn Harris County elections

The bill targets the state's largest county, which has become more Democratic in recent years, over problems that arose during last year's election.
A person casts their ballot at an early voting polling location in Houston
A person casts their ballot at an early voting polling location in Houston

Map: These states had the highest turnouts in the midterm elections

Half of eligible voters cast ballots, Census Bureau data shows. Turnout was highest in the West and lowest in the South.
Voters cast their ballots at official ballot boxes during midterm elections on Nov. 8, 2022 in Portland, Ore.
Voters cast their ballots at official ballot boxes during midterm elections on Nov. 8, 2022 in Portland, Ore.
351d ago

RNC unlikely to publicly release autopsy report examining 2022 losses

A Republican National Committee member the post-election analysis is "meant to be for internal use only."
Ronna McDaniel
Ronna McDaniel