Election

Scott Walker: Taking New Job Clears Wisconsin GOP 2022 Field

Walker will take over the Young America's Foundation

Former Wisconsin governor Scott Walker says his new job will help conservatives in two ways. One, Walker has the appeal and donor connections to turn the Young America's Foundation into a force for millennials. And two, by taking the job, Walker is getting out of the way for other Wisconsin Republicans in 2022.

Bi-Partisan Commission Detects Russian Misinformation Effort in Ukraine

Increased bot activity before Ukraine's upcoming parliamentary elections

The Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity, a bi-partisan initiative founded in 2018, says that it has detected evidence of a coordinated disinformation effort on Twitter, targeting Ukrainian politics ahead of the country's upcoming parliamentary elections.

Iran, Russia, China Continuing Operations to Disrupt 2020 Elections

U.S. intel community, law enforcement monitoring multiple events in lead-up

In the lead-up to the 2020 elections, the United States is already laying the groundwork to boost its own counter-operations and detection methods in order to thwart a possible attack on the nationwide election systems, as well as social media efforts by rogue nations.

Erdogan’s AK Party Defeated in Istanbul Mayoral Election

'In this city today, you have fixed democracy'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his ever tighter grip on power.

FBI, DHS Contacted Over Stealth Dem Effort to Gain Voter Data

Priorities USA's efforts in Michigan to get 2016 data so 'unusual' numerous gov't agencies were alerted

A massive effort to obtain Michigan voter data spearheaded by powerhouse Democratic group Priorities USA was so "unusual" that top officials in the state contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security over the matter, internal emails provided to the Washington Free Beacon show.

Colo. Group Hopes to Overturn National Popular Vote Bill at Ballot Box

'Do you really want Raiders fans deciding your vote?'

A small group of Colorado citizens is hoping to overturn a bill passed earlier this year joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPV), a workaround to implement a major shift to the Electoral College without amending the Constitution but which detractors argue is unconstitutional.