tfw You are an incumbent Republican president who definitely wins the election
(Of course Trump can still win the election and the unique circumstances of the mail vote, the coronavirus pandemic, the curves of the court and even military activity, in addition to the president’s false accusations of fraud and anxious sowing chaos, have saturated the 2020 elections with added uncertainty.)
Despite all the focus on the presidential race and the Senate, the electoral contests that have a direct impact on the lives of many people are the bottom ballots, at the state and local levels.
Some majority Important races are the election of mayors, prosecutors and local judges, Who define the realities of the criminal justice system from Minneapolis to Ferguson to Philadelphia to Phoenix.
These elected officials collectively draw the line between innocence and guilt and decide who to accuse, what to accuse, and how to punish. They assert their control on the street, and shape the activists’ ability to demonstrate. They define the culture of law enforcement and are responsible for equality before the law.
A boon for voters, The Appeal and their policy report editor, Daniel Nichanian Track these races across the country Building tools to help people focus on the most important local and polling initiatives.
check it out:
Colorado voters accept Re-wolf initiative That would fill in a significant missing part of the famous animal’s historic territorial range, according to the Associated Press reports. Gray wolves recovered in parts of the American West remarkably quickly after being reintroduced 25 years ago, and now number more than 2,000 animals in 300+ packs. Here AP:
The 2020 elections provide an opportunity to spur a south wolf expansion into the heart of the Rocky Mountains. A Colorado polling initiative would reproduce wolves on the western slope of the state. This comes after the Trump administration on Thursday lifted protection measures for wolves in most parts of the United States, including Colorado, and put their future in the hands of state wildlife agencies.
If the Colorado effort is successful, it may be filled A huge gap in the species’ historical range, Create a bridge between Rocky and Northern gray wolves Small group of Mexican gray wolf In Arizona and New Mexico.
“Colorado is the parent bit, the last bit,” said Mike Phillips, who led the Yellowstone resentment project and now works on the Montana Senate.
Susan Collins here, The endangered Republican senator from Maine, finding three different ways not to respond to Donald Trump A question. Her tacit campaign goal is that Republicans should convene the Senate to verify Joe Biden’s presidency. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell likely gave Collins the green light to vote against Amy Connie Barrett – he did not need to vote her, and a majority of Miners informed pollsters that they objected to Barrett’s rushing inauguration.
Lots of people keep voting early in Houston, Texas’ crown jewel. (?)
what does it mean? Take it from the congressional racing expert at the Cook Political Report:
Several states provide information about the number of ballot papers that Republican and Democratic voters have ordered and returned to. But since we don’t know how many people have crossed party limits to vote for the other party, and because we don’t know how many people will vote on Election Day, this information is not very helpful. The exception is in Nevada where nearly everyone votes early and where the journalist is John Ralston holds a crystal ball (“Trump remains frustrated in all plausible paradigms,” Ralston He says on his blog.)
But a record number of voters are participating in the 2020 elections in places like Houston. No doubt many are motivated to vote early due to a desire to avoid crowded polling places on Election Day. Others may be motivated by the candidates. Total votes for the two major parties are expected to exceed ~ 130 million from 2016 and may rise by around 150 million.
Senator Mike Lee of Utah has sparked some panic within the Mormon community for comparison Donald Trump To a hero from the Book of Mormon at a political rally in Arizona.
“He does not seek power but to destroy it,” he told me, paraphrasing the sacred Mormon script, as Trump stood near the podium smiling – thinking to himself, perhaps, “Yeah, that sounds just like me.”
“He is not seeking to praise the world or fake news,” Lee said. “He seeks prosperity and peace for the American people.”
Lee praised Trump’s sincerity as a husband and said that Trump’s devotion is A fraudulent charity scam It was a rare and uncharacteristic mishap in the president’s lifelong commitment to saving the poor and also Trump’s aversion to money. (Joking, he didn’t say that).
The Atlantic’s MacKay Cobins referred to criticism of the remarks and posted on Twitter part of a statement from Lee in which the senator says he respects people’s right to believe that what he said is not good.
Hello and welcome to our round-the-clock coverage of the 2020 US elections. More than 80 million Americans have already voted, according to the US Election Project. Election day is Tuesday.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are scheduled to hold dueling events in Minnesota and Wisconsin today, with Biden also traveling to Iowa. Both candidates were in Florida on Thursday, as the Biden event appeared to have been cut short due to heavy rain, while 17 of Trump’s rally attendees were hospitalized due to the sweltering heat, according to the British newspaper The Guardian. NBC News.
A federal appeals court has ordered ballots arriving after November 3 in Minnesota to be separated – if voided in a final ruling. Amy Klobuchar, one of the state’s Democratic senators, denounced the late stage order and urged people not to leave anything in the mail.
On Fox News, the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., claimed that the number of deaths from Covid-19 was “almost none.” There were at least 1,049 new Covid-19 deaths mentioned On Thursday, according to the Covid Tracking Project, the number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths in the United States is around 230,000.
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