Voting fraud and irregularities

June 24, 2018 - 2:14 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount. The order, issued by the commission on Sunday, paves the way for a partial recount of the roughly 11 million votes cast in national elections in May...
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Election officials open a ballot box at a polling station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, June 24, 2018. The polls have closed in Sunday's Turkish landmark presidential and parliamentary elections where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking re-election to a presidency with vastly expanded powers.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 24, 2018 - 12:29 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Early partial results in Turkey's presidential elections Sunday showed incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead, with challenger Muharrem Ince in second place. The high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections could consolidate Erdogan's grip on power or curtail his vast...
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A polling station worker stamps ballots for Turkey's presidential election at a polling station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 24, 2018 - 11:54 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Early partial results in Turkey's presidential elections show incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead, with challenger Muharrem Ince in second place. Turkey's official...
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A polling station worker stamps ballots for Turkey's presidential election at a polling station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 24, 2018 - 10:37 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A contender for Turkey's presidency has called on citizens "to not abandon the ballot boxes" as polls closed in critical dual presidential and parliamentary elections...
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A woman casts her ballot for Turkey's elections at a polling station in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters are voting Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 13:30 p.m. The head of Turkey's electoral commission says authorities have taken the "necessary initiatives" following reports of irregularities at voting stations in southeast Turkey...
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A bicycle, left by a cyclist taking a break is seen in Ortakoy square backdropped the "July 15th Martyrs' bridge, formerly known as Bosporus Bridge, over the Bosporus Strait, separating Europe and Asia, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Turkish voters vote Sunday, June 24, in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 4:47 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Two main candidates posing a tough challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections have cast their votes and vowed vigilance...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
June 18, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
June 18, 2018 - 8:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest...
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June 18, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications for voting rights. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie...
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Iraqi security forces and firemen gather as smoke rises from a fire that broke out at Baghdad's largest ballot box storage site, where ballots from Iraq's May parliamentary elections are stored, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 10, 2018. The ballots are part of a manual recount of votes, mandated in a law passed by the Iraqi parliament last Wednesday. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
June 13, 2018 - 5:05 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations to form a new government. The move, announced by al-Sadr and Hadi al-...
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