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Along with state polls, national polls may have been significantly further off from the election results than in 2016. Many appear to have missed support for Trump and down-ballot GOP candidates.
In the 2020 election, the rural-urban divide sharpened even further from 2016, with Republicans consolidating power in rural America which could help them hold onto the U.S. Senate.
The attorney general’s policy breaks with the Justice Department’s policy of not interfering with elections that has stood for 40 years, Richard Pilger says.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — Polls had barely closed in the U.S. when President Donald Trump falsely alleged voter fraud and claimed prematurely to have won the election, saying “We will win this, and as far as I’m concerned, we already have won it.” The results of the election had not yet been called, and the… Read More
With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden’s column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Experts following the presidential vote count say there’s a good chance Democrat Joe Biden could get the 270 electoral votes he needs soon. And if that happens, Ohio will have, for the first time in 60 years, failed to choose the winner. If you are one of the voters who enjoys personal… Read More
Lawsuits filed across the country are the result of a campaign legal team working to “bend reality” to fit Trump’s false claims, says one expert.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (OVR) — Former coal executive Don Blankenship, who went to prison for his role in the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in West Virginia, drew about 55,000 votes Tuesday as a third-party candidate for president, including thousands of votes in closely contested states. While not a significant amount in comparison to the more… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Election Night 2020 was a bad night for Democrats and brought wins for Republicans on Ohio’s Capitol Square. But there were two races with a split decision. In unofficial results reported by the Secretary of State’s office, Democrat Jennifer Brunner beat Republican Justice Judi French, giving Democrats three seats… Read More
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio Republicans are claiming a Donald Trump victory in the state with more than 5.6 million votes cast and counted. The unofficial results are showing Trump with a more than 8-point lead over Democrat Joe Biden. Election night saw the outcomes turn in a little slower than usual with several big wins for the… Read More
Here are the unofficial 2020 general election results for Jackson County. For president, Republican Donald Trump led with 79 percent of the vote: 10,804 votes to Democrat Joe Biden’s 3,193 votes. Jackson County voters favored Mary E. Binegar to Brenda P. Shea for the District 10 State Board of Education with a 4,986 to 4,571… Read More
Here are the unofficial results in Athens County, according to the county Board of Elections. Only contested races are listed. Of the 39,342 registered voters, 25,100 participated in the 2020 General Election: For County Commissioner, Charlie R. Adkins received 14,131 votes and Bill Hayes received 8,442 votes. Voters in the City of Athens approved a… Read More
Here are the unofficial election results for Noble County according to the county board of elections. For the Presidential election, President Donald Trump (R) received 5,024 votes and challenger, Joe Biden (D), received 1,156 votes. For the tax levy on the Ambulances and SMS services, there are 4,529 votes for the levy and 1,290 votes… Read More
Here are the unofficial election results for Monroe County according to the county board of elections. For the Presidential election, the incumbent, President Donald Trump won with 5,392 votes and Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, received 1,597 votes. For the tax levy on soil and water, there are 4,477 votes for the levy and 2,411 votes… Read More
Here are the unofficial results in Belmont County for the 2020 general election. Only the contested races are listed: For the county commissioner term beginning Jan. 2, Republican Josh Meyer received 20,367 votes and Democrat Mike Bianconi received 10,978 votes. For the county commissioner term beginning Jan. 3, Republican J.P. Dutton received 17,703 votes and… Read More
Gallia County’s unofficial election results are now in from the Gallia County Board of Elections. For the presidential race, 77% of the vote is for Donald Trump. Trump received 10,289 votes and Bide received 2,911. District 10 State Board of Education was a tight race. Gallia residents voted 50.83% in favor for Mary E Binegar… Read More
Here’s a look at how the 17,957 people of 24,549 registered voters voted in Guernsey County’s 35 precincts. For the president’s race, Joe Biden received 4,498 votes, Donald Trump received 13,077 votes, Jo Jorgensen received 170 votes and Howie Hawkins received 61 votes. For US House District 6 Shawna Roberts received 4,110 votes. Bill Jonson… Read More
Here are the unofficial results in Meigs County for the 2020 general election, according to the county Board of Elections. For the presidential race, Republican Donald Trump received 8,163 votes and Democrat Joe Biden received 2,452 votes. For the U.S. House of Representatives 6th district, Republican Bill Johnson received 8,109 votes and Democrat Shawna Roberts… Read More
In Muskingum County, 39,991 of the 55, 095 registered voters participated in the 2020 General Election throughout 68 counties. In the presidential race, Donald Trump received 27,334 votes while Joe Biden received 11,755 votes. Jo Jorgensen received 451 votes and Howie Hawkins received 153 votes. In the statewide race for the Ohio Supreme Court seats, … Read More
Here’s how 6,774 of the 9,261 eligible voters in Morgan County voted in the 2020 General Election: For President and Vice President, the Trump/Pence ticket received 4,932 votes, Biden/Harris received 1,703 votes. For Representative to Congress (15th District) Rep Steve Stivers received 5,044 votes and Dem Joel Newby received 1,365 votes. For State Senator 20th… Read More
More voters will use paper ballots this year than in 2016, but in a number of key ways, U.S. election security still has a long way still to travel.
The problem isn’t with the results taking a little while to tabulate, experts say. The problem is with conspiracy theories that pop up as a result.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — The Ohio Valley ReSource has partnered with ProPublica’s Electionland, a collaborative project among local and national newsrooms around the country to report on voting problems. We’d like your help to alert us to any problems that prevent people from voting. That might be problems with the delivery of mail ballots, long… Read More