A conspiracy-fueled push to count ballots by hand gains traction

By: - September 27, 2022 6:00 am

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 20: Representatives for President Donald Trump, left, looks over a ballots during the presidential recount vote for Dane County on November 20, 2020 in Madison, Wisconsin. Hand counting ballots would take a long time, and be less accurate than machine tabulation. Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images.

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira was the democracy reporter for States Newsroom where she covered voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy.