Utah Presidential Primary, March 3, 2020

Election 2020

In this Jan. 7, 2021, image taken from Coffee County, Ga., security video, Cathy Latham (right) app...
KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press

Video shows ‘unauthorized access’ to Ga. election equipment

A court filing says a Republican Party official in Georgia told a computer forensics team to copy components of the voting system at a rural elections office two months after the 2020 election and spent nearly all day there, contradicting her deposition testimony.
9 days ago
Brady Knowlton (left), Gary Wilson (right) at the January 6 Riot. (United States District Court)...
Michael Houck

Two Utahns face additional charges for stealing an ‘escape hood’ during Jan. 6 Capitol riot

New court documents allege that two Utah men stole an "escape hood" while illegally entering the US Capitol on January 6. 
1 month ago
Voters cast ballots at an early voting polling location for the 2020 Presidential election at Madis...
CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and TODD RICHMOND Associated Press

GOP seeking power over elections in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Wisconsin's secretary of state has no role in elections, but that could change if Republicans are able to flip the seat this year and pass a law that would empower the office with far more responsibilities.
2 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 28: U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), Vice Chair of the House Select Committee to ...
ERIC TUCKER Associated Press

Witness tampering at Jan. 6 hearing? Cheney raises prospect

In a Jan. 6 committee hearing already sprinkled with notable moments, Rep. Liz Cheney said Tuesday that the panel had learned that former President Donald Trump had recently tried to contact a witness whom "you have not yet seen in these hearings."
3 months ago
An Atlanta-area special grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump's attempts to overtu...
Sara Murray and Jason Morris, CNN

Graham, Giuliani, Eastman and other Trump advisers subpoenaed in Georgia election probe

An Atlanta-area special grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia has subpoenaed a handful of key Trump allies, including his former attorney and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham
3 months ago
Voters cast ballots at an early voting polling location for the 2020 Presidential election at Madis...
SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and MORGAN LEE Associated Press

Screams, threats as New Mexico counties try to certify vote

Deep-seated conspiracy theories about the security of voting machines erupted into heated, angry and at times threatening outbursts as New Mexico counties were deciding whether to certify results from their recent primary.
3 months ago
Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994) gives the thumbs up as he addresses the White House staff upon his resi...
CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press

Watergate 50th intersects Jan. 6 hearings

Watergate and Jan. 6 are a half-century apart but in both episodes, a president tried to do an end run around democracy.
3 months ago
Couy Griffin New Mexico elections...
MORGAN LEE Associated Press

New Mexico prosecutor says GOP county must certify vote or legal action will follow

New Mexico's top prosecutor on Thursday told a Republican-led county commission to comply with an order to certify results from its primary election, the latest development in a case arising from far-right conspiracy theories over voting machines that have spread across the country.
4 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 27: Republican Senate candidate from Nevada Adam Laxalt sits near Florida Gov...
MICHELLE L. PRICE and KEN RITTER Associated Press

Laxalt’s Nevada win sets up fierce race for Senate control

A former Nevada attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 election has won the Republican nomination for a pivotal U.S. Senate seat. Adam Laxalt fended off a challenge from political newcomer Sam Brown.
4 months ago
FILE PHOTO: Otero County Commission Chairman and Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin. Griffin...
MORGAN LEE Associated Press

Republican-led commission refuses to certify New Mexico primary vote

Votes in a New Mexico community are at risk of not counting after a Republican-led commission refused to approve primary election results over distrust of Dominion vote-tallying machines.
4 months ago
Jan. 6 Insurrection Hearings with Ivanka Trump...
TED ANTHONY AP National Writer

A harrowing American moment, repackaged for prime time

The Jan. 6 congressional hearings are being held with the help of a big-time television producer, and dramatic revelations have been promised. But this is an event that many Americans saw unfold live, and in countless clips and memes on their smartphones in the coming months.
4 months ago
Jan. 6 insurrection hearings...
MARY CLARE JALONICK, FARNOUSH AMIRI and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press

Jan. 6 panel says Trump led ‘brazen’ conspiracy that should not be forgotten

House investigators are making the case to the American public in a prime-time hearing that the violent insurrection by President Donald Trump’s supporters should not be forgotten.
4 months ago
Jan. 6 Capitol attack...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Utah woman given prison time in plea bargain for role in 2021 Capitol riot

A Utah woman from Kaysville will spend 30 days behind bars after a guilty plea to her actions in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
4 months ago
(FILE) - Courtroom (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

Appeals court upholds dismissal of US election fraud case

A Denver-based federal appeals court has agreed with a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that claimed the 2020 presidential election was stolen from President Donald Trump.
4 months ago
FILE: Independent candidate Evan McMullin  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)...
By Devan Cole, CNN

Utah Democrats back independent as US Senate candidate

The Utah Democratic Party on Saturday threw its support behind the independent candidacy of former presidential contender Evan McMullin to take on GOP Sen. Mike Lee.
5 months ago
Protesters gather on the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protes...
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press

Man blaming Trump’s ‘presidential orders’ for Jan. 6 riot actions found guilty

An Ohio man who testified that he was "following presidential orders" from Donald Trump when he stormed the U.S. Capitol has been convicted of obstructing Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory. A federal jury on Thursday also found Dustin Byron Thompson, 38, guilty of stealing a coat rack from an office inside the Capitol during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
6 months ago
FILE: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows walks along the South Lawn before President Donald Tr...
Associated Press

Former chief of staff Mark Meadows removed as North Carolina registered voter

An elections board in a North Carolina county has removed Mark Meadows, a former chief of staff to President Donald Trump, from its list of registered voters after documents showed he lived in Virginia and voted in the 2021 election there. Questions had already arisen last month about Meadows when North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein's office asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into his voter registration, which listed a home he never owned as his legal residence.
6 months ago
A federal court document said Hardin sent this photo of himself at the Capitol Crypt to a friend. (...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Former Salt Lake officer sentenced for entering Capitol during Jan. 6 riot

A veteran Utah police officer was given a fine and probation in a plea arrangement for his part in the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Michael Lee Hardin, of Kaysville, Utah, will be on probation for 18 months and will pay a $500 fine for entering the Capitol as rioters broke through police barricades, damaged doors and windows and caused the evacuation of elected officials who were attempting to certify the 2021 U.S. election for president.
6 months ago
FILE - The White House in the background, President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Washington, J...
COLLEEN LONG Associated Press

Jan. 6 riot minute-by-minute and former President Trump’s 8-hour gap

A lot is known about the few hours that shook American democracy to the core. The defeated president's incendiary speech, the march by an angry crowd to the U.S. Capitol, the breaking in, the beating of cops, the "hang Mike Pence" threats, the lawmakers running for their lives, the shooting death of rioter Ashli Babbitt. All of that chaos unfolded over about eight hours on one day: Jan. 6, 2021.
6 months ago
FILE PHOTO -- Virginia residents vote at the Fairfax County Government Center on November 02, 2021 ...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Davis County offers election security town hall and tour

FARMINGTON, Utah — With the Utah Legislature addressing voter confidence, and with far too little voter fraud discovered to make a difference in the 2020 election, Davis County officials are continuing efforts to be transparent in its election process. The county is holding a series of election integrity events, including one Wednesday night, to provide […]
6 months ago
FILE PHOTO: Otero County Commission Chairman and Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin. Griffin...
Holmes Lybrand and Katelyn Polantz, CNN

Capitol riot federal trial opens for ‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder

(CNN) — The second trial in the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot case is underway Monday, with New Mexico county commissioner, self-proclaimed cowboy and noted conspiracy theorist Couy Griffin appearing before a federal judge for a bench trial in Washington, DC. The trial will highlight key details prosecutors must prove about participants’ alleged crimes during […]
6 months ago
HOUSTON, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 24: A couple exits after casting their ballot at the Moody Community Cent...
PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press

Texas throws out nearly 23,000 ballots, roughly 13% under new voting law

The number of rejected mail ballots in Texas soared to nearly 13% across most counties in the nation's first election of 2022. That's according to county-by-county figures obtained by The Associated Press.
7 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts, KSL NewsRadio

Follow the Ballot: How Utah ballots are tabulated and audited

In the second of a two-part series, learn how Utah ballots are tabulated and audited to assure accuracy and election security.
7 months ago
Federal law explains how you will need to confirm your ID when voting by mail. (KSL TV)...
Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

Election security bill requiring mail-in voters to verify identities receiving bipartisan support

Some changes could be coming to vote-by-mail in Utah. A bill working its way through the legislature would require Utahns to show proof of their identity to vote.
7 months ago
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