Tag Archives: Elections

Masked workers start presidential hand tally in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Masked election workers in teams of two began counting ballots Friday in counties across Georgia, a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by a new state law. The law requires that one race be audited to check that new election machines counted the ballots accurately, not… Read More »

First Trump Election Lawsuit Moot in Arizona, Republicans File Another

After a number of setbacks, the attorney in a lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump’s campaign seeking to delay the certification of election results has admitted the suit’s impact on the presidential election is moot. “Since the close of yesterday’s hearing, the tabulation of votes statewide has rendered unnecessary a judicial ruling as to the… Read More »

Georgia hand tally of presidential race gets underway

Election official Gabriel Sterling explained the Georgia secretary of state’s choice to conduct an audit of the presidential race, saying a different decision might have “undermined confidence in the outcome of the presidential election.” Chatham County election… Read More »

Georgia hand tally of presidential race getting underway

ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials in Georgia’s 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law. The law requires that one race be audited by hand to check that the machines counted the ballots accurately, not because of any suspected problems with the results.… Read More »

Charles Herbster prepares 2022 gubernatorial bid

President Trump with Charles Herbster. Herbster Twitter Charles Herbster, a wealthy agribusinessman with close political ties to President Donald Trump, has begun to lay the groundwork for a 2022 gubernatorial bid. Herbster, who operates Herbster Angus Farms in Falls City, has established a campaign committee and named Omaha City Councilwoman Aimee Melton as campaign treasurer.… Read More »

South Dakota including NICU beds in hospital availability

Hospital systems have scrambled to make beds and staff available for COVID-19 patients. But the hospital systems’ capacity also depends on doctors and nurses being available to staff the beds. Monument Health hospitals, which serve the western part of the state, announced Friday that it is “experiencing stressed capacity.” The system has hired more staff… Read More »