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Ballot Drop Box Set Ablaze in 'Deliberate' Attack

Massachusetts has asked the FBI to investigate, officials say

(Newser) - A fire was set Sunday in a Boston ballot drop box holding more than 120 ballots in what appears to have been a "deliberate attack," Massachusetts election officials said. The state has asked the FBI to investigate the fire that was set around 4am in a ballot drop... More »

California Ballot Box Apparently Set on Fire

More than 200 ballots were impacted

(Newser) - Authorities believe a California ballot box was set on fire in Los Angeles Sunday night. The ballots inside were, obviously, damaged; the Guardian reports firefighters had to spray water into the box to extinguish the blaze, then cut the box open with a chainsaw to get the ballots out. The... More »

State's GOP Accused of Setting Up Illegal Ballot Drop Boxes

Calif.'s Republican Party is trying to claim it's legal 'ballot harvesting,' but SecState is pushing back

(Newser) - Ballot drop boxes are popping up at churches, gun shops, candidate HQs, and local GOP party offices in three California counties, which would seem on the surface to offer voters lots of options for getting their vote counted. The problem is, these ballot boxes aren't official, and California's... More »

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