Three recounts, baseless voter fraud claims and mixed messages from candidates: Here’s what’s going on with the Florida elections

MediaPunch /IPX via AP Florida’s midterm elections have descended into chaos. The secretary of state ordered recounts in three races Saturday. A top election official said Sunday it would be “impossible” to meet the Thursday deadline.  Political tensions have reached a fever pitch amid baseless claims of voter fraud from Republicans including President Donald Trump.  […]

Midterm Elections 2018: Voting Machine Meltdowns Are Normal—That’s the Problem

Americans watched their voting technology break down right in front of their eyes—or on social media—Tuesday, but it’s too soon to tell if the problems reached historic proportions. https://media.wired.com/photos/5be211e57c13dd315f17137f/master/pass/Midterms-VotingMachines-RTX2BUJO-2w.jpg

States will vote on these energy and environment issues in midterm elections

Enlarge / A voter casts his ballot in a polling station in Missoula, Montana. (credit: Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) In the United States, mid-term elections are set to take place on Tuesday November 6. Although much of the limelight is on Congressional races and gubernatorial races, US citizens also have the chance to vote […]

Here are all the states where you can vote early in the midterm elections

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Days ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, turnout in 22 states and Washington, DC, shattered previous midterm early voter rates, with a reported 31.5 million ballots cast three days before Election Day.  These voters are taking advantage of policies in some states that allow voters to cast their ballot at a polling […]

Midterm Elections Add Ticking Clock Element to Congress’ Self-Driving Car Bill

It looks like Congress’ new self-driving bill might have to wait until a new batch of unmentionables plant their collective rear ends in the seats populating Capitol Hill. Already passed in the House, the SELF DRIVE Act has managed to garner bipartisan support — a true miracle in these troubled times. However, it’ll have to spread wings […]

Trump says he’s not to blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump said that he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections. Trump said he believes he is “helping” Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of crucial midterm elections next month. Trump also resisted comparisons to President Barack Obama, who took responsibility for the Democrats’ […]

Bosnian elections risk new ethnic tensions but guess what West cares about

The latest election for Bosnia-Herzegovina’s triumvirate presidency is threatening to unravel the Balkan country’s fragile peace. The Western media, however, seemingly focus only on one winner’s alleged ties to Russia. Read more On Sunday, Bosnia-Herzegovina held a general election, including for its three-member presidency. The multi-ethnic institution, which includes one representative from each of the […]