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Republican Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election

North Carolina state Sen. Dan Bishop defeated Democrat Dan McCready in the North Carolina 9th District's special congressional election, giving Republicans a narrow victory in the GOP-leaning district where President Donald Trump won by 12 points in 2016.

Voting machine maker lobbies for paper ballots

The US's largest election equipment manufacturer has begun quietly lobbying Congress to force all voting equipment to create a paper trail, a sharp departure after years of selling paperless digital machines that can't be fully audited.