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The Senate's Section 230 Clown Show, Trump's Twitter Password, and Impending Doom

It’s heeeereeeee: the 2020 elections are just four days away, which means the next 100-plus hours may be the longest of your life. Given the results of the election are unlikely to emerge on November 3 and the current presidential administration has made clear it intends to claim victory no matter what happens, it…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Elections, Science, Voting, Instagram, Senate, Social Media, Misinformation, Political Ads, 2020 Election, Vote By Mail, Hellfeed


How COVID-19 affects the 2020 race: People who know someone infected with coronavirus are more likely to support Biden

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attends a coronavirus briefing at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images According to Insider polling from August to October, experiences with COVID-19 affect how some voters lean for president. Those respondents who know of someone close who died of COVID-19 are more likely to support Democratic nominee Joe Biden. People who have personally been diagnosed with the virus were more likely to support ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Center for Disease Control, Bob Woodward, 2020 Election, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Proposition 25: Future of cash bail system in voters’ hands

The fate of California’s controversial cash bail system is in the hands of voters, but disagreements over what could take the place of bail has divided those who have long fought to bring it to an end. If approved, Proposition 25 would overhaul the pretrial system by doing away with cash bail and instituting a risk assessment system to determine if a defendant should remain behind bars while they await their day in court. Civil rights groups have long fought against the cash bail system, arguing...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Riverside County, Anderson, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Mike Gatto, San Bernardino County, Loyola Law School, Blumenthal, Lacey, Spitzer


Hey Tucker Carlson, We Have Some Guesses About What Happened to Your Hunter Biden Docs

Fox News host Tucker Carlson devoted a segment of his show on Wednesday night to damning documents supposedly proving corruption by Democratic nominee Joe Biden—except they had mysteriously vanished in transit.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Science, Joe Biden, Fox News, Tucker Carlson, 2020 Election, Disinformation, Sucker Carlson


L.A. County’s second wave of Vote Centers to open as turnout swells

A new wave of polling places across Los Angeles County will open Friday, Oct. 30, giving voters hundreds of more places to vote in a general election in the county that has already seen more than half the total turnout of four years ago. The county vote centers opening now through Tuesday, Election Day, will add to the 118 that opened last weekend, bringing the total to 758 centers from the county’s northernmost to its southernmost stretches. Between the centers and vote-by-mail ballots, early v...
Tags: Elections, Hollywood, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Lapd, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Becker, Roberts, Hollywood Bowl, Claremont, LA County, Cal State Long Beach


New study shows which states make it easier (or harder) to vote

A new report out of Northern Illinois University lists how easy it is to vote in each state. The report can be compared to previous indexes, showing where it is getting easier and more difficult to vote. The authors also note that dramatically improving the ease of voting is simple and cost effective. Deciding how to vote has taken on another meaning this year, with an unprecedented number of Americans voting by mail in hopes of avoiding the pandemic. Given the highly variable nature of voting ...
Tags: Utah, Elections, Voting, Democracy, Washington, Oregon, Government, Virginia, United States, Iowa, Innovation, Michigan, Illinois, Northern Illinois University, Jacksonville University, West Virginia Missouri


Garcetti says there’s no information suggesting any widespread plot to disrupt election with violence or intimidation

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday night there is “no intelligence” suggesting any sort of widespread plot to carry out violence or voter-intimidation locally during the upcoming election, but he said police will “prepare for the worst” while hoping for the best. “We are very prepared for the elections, but at the same time, I don’t want to buy into a narrative that there’s going to be chaos during our elections,” Garcetti said. “We prepare for the worst, but we are hoping and expe...
Tags: Elections, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Biden, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Public Safety, Los Angeles Police Department, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, South Gate, 2020 Elections, Top Stories LADN


Photos: Mobile Vote Center rolls into South Gate as election day draws near

  The Los Angeles County Registrar is bringing the polling place to the workplace these days. The county elections team rolled a Mobile Vote Center to AltaMed Health Services in South Gate on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The movable polling place aligned with state and county public health and safety guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic, with social distancing and facemasks required at the outdoor center. AltaMed is hosting several such outdoor voting events in tandem with the county, as part of its ...
Tags: Elections, News, Sport, Dhs, Soccer, Wisconsin, Trump, San Fernando Valley, South Gate, 2020 Elections, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories SGVT, AltaMed Health Services, Miles Taylor


Elections 2020: A last look at who’s running in and around the San Fernando Valley

On the eve of Election Day, the future of San Fernando Valley political leadership is in front of voters. The presidency is on the ballot. But so are scores of races in and around the San Fernando Valley. Come January, whoever voters choose will have a bearing on policy decisions on everything from housing for the homeless to being a check on presidential power to aid for small business to education policy. That’s not to mention the local, state and federal approaches to environmental and labor ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Hollywood, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Smith, Ventura County, Brad Sherman, Garcia, Valley, Burbank, Sun Valley, Adam Schiff, LA County


Field Election Deputies Expanding Duties To Keep Peace At Polls

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Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Cbs, Nevada, Nevada County, Bell, Northern California, Robert Bell, Michael Harrison, Adona, 2020 Election


Sacramento Region Voters ‘Feeling The Urgency’ To Cast Their Ballot

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Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Local, Sacramento, Ford, Sacramento County, Cbs, Lincoln, Trump, Placer County, Robert Ford, Railyards, 2020 Election, Chris Wharton


Vote in person if you're young and healthy — it's relatively safe, and your vote is more likely to count

Heather King in line at State Farm Arena, Georgia's largest early-voting location, to cast her ballot on October 12 in Atlanta. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images More than 66 million Americans have already voted in this year's general election. Mail-in ballots are more likely to be rejected than ballots cast in person. The chances of contracting the coronavirus from voting in person are low, so if you're young and healthy, consider voting in person. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Science, Voting, California, Massachusetts, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, Hillary Clinton, Arizona, Philadelphia


Google confirms post-Election Day political ad ban, partners with AP on election results

Google today announced several updates related to how it’s helping direct people to the polls, provide election results, and help people access real-time election news across its platforms and services, like Search, Assistant and YouTube. The company said it will again partner with the Associated Press (AP) to deliver authoritative information on election results on both Google Search and Assistant. It also confirmed reports that it won’t run political ads on its platform after the polls cl...
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USPS Urges Californians To Mail Back Ballots By Tuesday

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Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Local, Sacramento, US Postal Service, Usps, Election Day, Vote-by-mail Ballots


CBS13 Investigates: Ballot Signature Issues

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Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, California, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, DMV, Cbs, Monterey, Monterey County, Dickman, 2020 Election, Dickerman, Sacramento County news


Nearly 50,000 voters cast ballots at L.A. County Vote Centers

Nearly 50,000 people took advantage of in-person voting in Los Angeles County in the first weekend of early voting, shattering the past record for early voting in the county for general elections. In 2016, just under 1,500 ballots were cast in the first week of early voting, granted it’s not fair to compare since there was only one location to vote early in Norwalk. More than 1.67 million ballots have been cast by mail or drop boxes so far, also shattering past records. But again, this year was ...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Pomona, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, Michael Sanchez, 2020 Elections, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN, South El Monte


2020 Election: See Insider's comprehensive guide to the presidential and top congressional races

Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Voting in the 2020 presidential election between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden ends in eight days on November 3.  In addition to the key presidential battleground states, there are hundreds of important US Senate and House races that will decide the balance of power in Washington, DC, for years to come.  Insider has created individual race guides with information about the candidates, issues, and the state of the ra...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, University, Pennsylvania, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Maine, Washington Dc, House, Iowa


House Already Won? Nancy Pelosi Thinks So, And Reaches For More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi once predicted she’d have the 2020 House Democratic majority secured by November — of 2019. Now, days before the Nov. 3 election, she seems to have done it, and she’s expanding her reach. With control of the House hardly contested, Pelosi is working to fortify Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and win extra House seats in case Congress is called on to resolve any Electoral College dispute with President Donald Trump. Pelosi said she feels so confide...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Montana, Washington, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Alaska


Black Americans Are Fired Up And Flocking To The Polls In California And Other States

(CNN) — Dave Richards arrived at his polling place before dawn, carrying a blue lawn chair and a giant bottle of water. It was about 6 a.m. on October 12 — the first day of early voting in Georgia — and the business consultant was ready for a long wait in the Atlanta suburb of Smyrna. After three hours in line, Richards, 51, voted in what he called the most crucial election of his lifetime. “This election is more important than the 2008 one for Barack Obama. That 2008 one was for change and maki...
Tags: Politics, Elections, John Lewis, Maryland, Supreme Court, California, Kentucky, White House, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Green


Facebook is taking specific measures to slow the 'spread of viral content' in anticipation of possible unrest on Election day, report says

In this photo illustration a Facebook logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook is preparing specific measures to slow the "spread of viral content" in preparation for violence and unrest related to the election, sources told the Wall Street Journal. Last month, the company's head of global affairs told The Financial Times it planned to restrict content circulation in preparation for potential violence and u...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Elections, Buzzfeed, US, Trends, Violence, Election, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg, Kenosha, Election 2020, Kenosha Wisconsin, The Financial Times, Tech Insider


Forget the ‘Trump’ or ‘Biden’ t-shirt, voters are told on opening day – that’s called electioneering

Leo Serna, donning a “Trump 2020” facemask and Trump t-shirt, was briefly turned away from the vote center at the Norwalk government complex as in-person began in Los Angeles County on Saturday, Oct. 24. Q&A: Here’s what you need to know about in-person voting in California Whether he knew it or not, election officials consider that electioneering. Polling place rules across Los Angeles County prohibit partisan campaign clothing. The Norwalk resident took it all in stride. Voters line up for ...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Voters, Biden, Smith, Donald Trump, Southern California, Trump, Garcia, HARRIS, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, LA County


LA County kicks off early voting as Nov. 3 Election Day draws near

Eleven Days and counting … starting now. With Nov. 3 11 days away, early in-person voting is set to kick off en masse this morning at 118 vote centers across Los Angeles County in what is already a historic election in the region. The kick-off is the first of a two-phased opening of an array of what will be 766 centers throughout vast L.A. County, where 5.6 million voters are registered. The centers will be open for the 11 days (including today) leading up to and including Nov. 3. A second batch...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, La, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Los Angeles County, South Bay, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, County Board of Supervisors, 2020 Elections


LA County kicks off in-person voting today as Nov. 3 Election Day draws near

Eleven Days and counting … starting now. With Nov. 3 11 days away, early in-person voting is set to kick off en masse this morning at 118 vote centers across Los Angeles County in what is already a historic election in the region. The kick-off is the first of a two-phased opening of an array of what will be 766 centers throughout vast L.A. County, where 5.6 million voters are registered. The centers will be open for the 11 days (including today) leading up to and including Nov. 3. A second batch...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, La, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Los Angeles County, South Bay, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, County Board of Supervisors, 2020 Elections


2020 Election: Golden 1 Center Opening For In-Person Voting

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Early voting is underway in California and starting Saturday, Sacramento County residents can vote in person at one of 18 voting centers. Every registered voter in California should have already received a vote by mail ballot which they can fill out and return by mail or at a ballot box. If you prefer to vote in person, you can visit a vote center starting Oct. 24. All 84 vote centers in Sacramento County will be open from Halloween to election day, November 3. The Golden 1 ...
Tags: Elections, Voting, News, California, Sacramento Kings, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, State, Golden 1 Center, 2020 Election, Amador Calaveras El Dorado


2020 elections: Nearly 1.3 million ballots have already arrived at this L.A. County processing center

In a hangar about half the size of a football field at the Pomona Fairgrounds, nearly 200 temporary election workers — most of them young people — processed ballots that already arrived from drop box locations and mail boxes throughout the county. With a week and a half left to go before Election Day, more than 1.28 million ballots have shown up here as of Wednesday, Oct. 21, with truckloads of ballots delivered each morning and afternoon, each accompanied by at least two poll workers. In 2016, ...
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Feds Say 19-Year-Old With a Van Full of Rifles Plotted to Kill Joe Biden, Posted About It on iFunny

Among the reasons a federal judge ruled that 19-year-old Alexander Hillel Treisman should remain in custody while he awaits trial on child pornography charges: He conveyed his intent to assassinate Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden in a meme he posted online, according to prosecutors.Read more...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Elections, Science, Technology, Crime, Social Media, Joe Biden, Election, Assassination, 2020 Election, Alexander Hillel Treisman


Everything you need to know about election polls in 2020

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a ten point lead in national polls over President Donald Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo With less than two weeks until Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has about a 10 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in an average of national polls. National polling in 2016 was about as accurate as any presidential election since 1968, even if Trump's upset victory shocked millions of Americans. Business Ins...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Iowa, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Wisconsin, Ohio, Biden


Every non-voter has a story. 2 of the 100 million tell us why they're skipping the polls.

Skye Gould/Business Insider Nearly 100 million eligible voters did not cast a ballot in the 2016 presidential election. The United States is preparing for what may be the highest recorded voter turnout rate in over a century, but some people are still opting out. Insider spoke to two eligible voters who are choosing not to vote in 2020 to learn more about their decision. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As he sits at his computer and takes off in his flight simulator, S...
Tags: Politics, Elections, US, America, Trends, United States, New York Times, Connecticut, Ohio, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Vanessa, Jehovah


No, President Trump: Wind turbines aren't killing 'all the birds.' Cats are.

A British Black Silver Tabby adult male cat is judged at the 42nd "Supreme Cat Show" in Birmingham, England on October 27, 2018. Oli Scarff/Getty Images During Thursday's presidential debate, Donald Trump claimed that wind turbines kill "all the birds." Wind turbines kill about 234,000 birds a year, whereas cats kill 2.4 billion. North America may have lost nearly 3 billion birds, a quarter of its total bird population, since 1970. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. During...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Science, Cats, California, Environment, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, United States, North America, Donald Trump, Trump, Wind Turbines


A pan-African stand must be taken against political oppression in Tanzania

As the country prepares for elections, the president is misusing state machinery to undermine, subjugate and repress citizens and civil society organisations The post A pan-African stand must be taken against political oppression in Tanzania appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Law, Democracy, Africa, Tanzania, Openaccess, John Pombe Magufuli, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, pan-Africanism, Deprose Muchena, Mwalimu Nyerere