Tag: elections

President derides Trump on infrastructure, amid fury over Florida elections bill

May 7, 2021
CORONAVIRUS-EEUU-VACUNAS (AP)The White House spoke out against Florida’s new elections bill, which was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday. Karine Jeanne-Pierre, a White House principal deputy press secretary, said the move was in the “wrong direction” and “built on a lie”.In other news, President Joe Biden gave a speech in Louisiana on

Africa Elections 2021 – All the Upcoming Votes

April 12, 2021
A regularly updated list of the upcoming elections in Africa in 2021 – Last updated: 6 April 2021 Here are the upcoming elections in list form. The exact dates are liable to change. April 2021 9: Djibouti – President (run off 23 April) 11: Chad – President 11: Benin – President 18: Cabo Verde –

Just 47 House districts flipped in the last three presidential elections. What do they tell us?

March 14, 2021
The majority of these districts—24 in total—swung in the Democratic direction over that period; these appear in yellow or green in the map above (and in a larger version here), which shows every district as the same size so that dense urban districts aren’t obscured and rural districts aren’t overemphasized. (You can find a traditional

In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of Black Churches in Elections

March 7, 2021
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Sundays are always special at the St. Philip Monumental A.M.E. church. But in October, the pews are often more packed, the sermon a bit more urgent and the congregation more animated, and eager for what will follow: piling into church vans and buses — though some prefer to walk — and heading

Spending on Georgia Senate runoff elections could top $200M: report

November 6, 2020
Spending on potential runoff elections for Georgia’s two US Senate seats — which could decide control of the chamber — will likely exceed $200 million and shatter records, according to a report. Republicans plan to pour at least $100 million into efforts to return GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler to the Capitol, CNBC said. The prediction

Wisconsin Elections Commission Director Says All The Votes Have Been Counted (Biden Is Leading)

November 4, 2020
Wisconsin Elections Commission Director Meagan Wolfe said all of the ballots had been counted in the state, which suggests Biden leads. Video: WATCH: “All of the ballots have indeed been counted,” Wisconsin Elections Commission Director Meagan Wolfe says. “We’re not seeing that there’s any counties that haven’t posted their results on their websites.” Track latest

Trump sabotages postal service and census to rig elections in 2020 and beyond

August 1, 2020
​ Campaign Action ​Trump, however, has spent the past several months lying about mail voting by making baseless claims that it leads to voter fraud. Meanwhile, a rushed census exacerbates the already heightened risk of undercounts of certain populations, such as those who lack internet access or live in remote areas, due to the pandemic.

Key Elections in 4 States Will Provide Clues to Impeachment Reaction, 2020 Presidential Election

November 12, 2019
Gubernatorial and legislative elections in four states Tuesday will test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered Democratic presidential primary scramble. Results in Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia won’t necessarily predict whether Trump will be reelected or which party will control Congress after the general election…

Israel, Opioids, Canadian Elections: Your Monday Evening Briefing

November 1, 2019
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Oct. 21, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit...Ronen Zvulun/Reuters1. The Israeli prime minister conceded coalition talks to his rival.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, above, gave up his attempt at forming a government, clearing the way for…

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...