Miles Parks

Miles Parks appears in the following:

The Senate passes election reform designed to head off another Jan. 6

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The bipartisan legislation would update the certification process for presidential elections, which Donald Trump and his allies tried to exploit after the 2020 election.


Midterm results show voters reject election denialism

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Secretary of state candidates who deny the 2020 election results generally underperformed fellow Republicans on the ballot in a handful of competitive states, reports NPR's Miles Parks.


Election deniers performed especially poorly in races to oversee voting in key states

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Secretary of state candidates who deny the 2020 election results generally underperformed fellow Republicans on the ballot in a handful of competitive states.


Election officials feared the worst. Here's why baseless claims haven't fueled chaos

Monday, November 14, 2022

So far, false claims of voting malfeasance have not incited the chaos that many had feared would ensue, stoked by a mythos of election fraud that's become a core belief for many on the right.


Cisco Aguilar defeats an election denier to become Nevada's secretary of state

Saturday, November 12, 2022

The Democrat Aguilar defeated Trump-backed Republican Jim Marchant, who has long baselessly maintained the 2020 election was stolen.


Adrian Fontes is elected Arizona secretary of state, beating election denier Finchem

Friday, November 11, 2022

The Democrat narrowly beat Republican Mark Finchem, who has falsely called the 2020 election "irredeemably compromised."


Several election deniers have lost secretary of state races

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Several election deniers running for key election administration posts have lost their contests, but it's too early to call notable races in Arizona and Nevada.


Democrat Jocelyn Benson is reelected as Michigan secretary of state

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Benson defeated Kristina Karamo, an election denier who made a name for herself claiming without evidence she saw fraud in the 2020 election.


Voting was largely uneventful despite fears of intimidation and conspiracies

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

In an election that had experts worried about vigilante poll monitors and the potential for danger for election workers, voting on Election Day seems to have gone off without any major incidents.


What to watch as voting becomes vote counting

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Voters wrap up casting ballots this election season. Here's what to watch as voting moves to vote counting.


The pandemic changed how — and when — Americans vote

Sunday, November 06, 2022

The days of Americans waiting for election day to cast their ballots are over, tens of millions have already voted. We look at how the pandemic changed voting, and what to watch for Tuesday night.


Election deniers could oversee voting in key swing states. Here are races to watch

Saturday, November 05, 2022

Voters in a number of states are being presented with a stark choice: Do they want someone who denies the legitimacy of the 2020 election to oversee voting in their state?


Election deniers are seeking to become their state's top election official

Friday, November 04, 2022

Several candidates who have repeatedly made baseless claims about the 2020 election are now seeking to become their state's top election official in the 2022 midterm elections.


Concerns of violence grow as Election Day nears

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Researchers say the days following the election may pose a greater risk of violence than Election Day itself, particularly in locations where vote counting drags on.


Concerns of political violence loom days before the midterms

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

An attack on the Speaker of the House's husband. Conspiracy-influenced poll watchers wearing tactical gear and staking out ballot drop boxes. Many experts are worried about the potential for violence.


2020 changed how America votes. The question now is whether those changes stick

Friday, October 28, 2022

The pandemic led to a historic rise in early voting, as 70% of the electorate cast ballots before Election Day in 2020. In 2022, it looks like more of the same.


How voting patterns have changed since 2020, and how early voting is going in Georgia

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A look at how voting patterns have changed since 2020, and how early voting is going so far in the key state of Georgia.


Nevada's changing election laws

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Nevada, like other states we've been discussing in our series on changing voting laws across the U.S., is enacting new legislation that impacts the way votes are cast and counted in the Silver State.


Election software CEO is charged with allegedly giving Chinese contractors data access

Friday, October 14, 2022

The Los Angeles County district attorney alleges that the CEO of Konnech, which makes scheduling software for poll workers, improperly gave Chinese contractors access to sensitive employee data.


Research finds hand counting ballots to be less accurate and more expensive

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Conspiracy theorists want to get rid of voting machines, but research has found hand counting to be less accurate and more expensive.