In 2000 the voting margin in New Mexico was even narrower than in Florida. Gore won the state's five electoral votes, but they wouldn't have been enough to give either candidate the magic number of 270. So the nation's attention focused on the Sunshine State instead. … [Read more...] about Donald doubles down: Trump says he WILL ‘totally accept’ election results – if HE wins!
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Trump’s attack on mail-in ballots, by contrast, is far more ominous. Here, the president is defaming not an individual but the integrity of our electoral process, confidence in which is a key to a stable democratic order. And the purpose of this attack is not distraction but pointedly political. The politics of disenfranchisement has emerged as a staple of Republican electoral strategy, and the reasons for targeting mail-in ballots are not hard to divine. The bulk of such ballots are cast in urban areas, where Democratic voters predominate, and as the nation continues to grapple with the Covid-19 outbreak, we can expect millions of urban voters to cast mail-in ballots in November as a hedge against the obvious health risks that come with in-person voting. Trump’s tweets serve, then, the politics of voter suppression. … [Read more...] about Will Trump dispute the 2020 election results? His tweets this week suggest so
Kaine was sent to play clean up for Hillary Clinton on the morning shows Thursday after the White House candidate took a red-eye flight from Las Vegas to New York at the conclusion of the final presidential debate. It landed in the wee hours of the morning … [Read more...] about ‘He’s a guy who won’t take responsibility for anything’: Tim Kaine scoffs at Trump’s threat to contest the election if Hillary wins
Observers fear such statements could throw a match to the tinderbox of Kinshasa, where there were reports of unrest and gunfire soon after the results were announced. Police fired teargas to break up angry demonstrations, according to witnesses, and plumes of smoke smudged the skyline as tyres were burned outside counting centres. A huge security operation put opposition strongholds in the city under lockdown. … [Read more...] about Congo election sparks violent protests
'Absentee voting has the word absent in it for a reason. It means you're absent from the jurisdiction or unable to vote in person. President Trump is against the Democrat plan to politicize the coronavirus and expand mass mail-in voting without a reason, which has a high propensity for voter fraud. This is a simple distinction that the media fails to grasp,' she said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Revealed: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany used absentee ballot in EVERY election since 2010 – despite calling mail-in ballots prone to fraud