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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Georgia Secretary of State Ben Raffensperger holds a press conference on the status of ballot counting on November 6, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2020 presidential race between incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is still too close to call with outstanding ballots in a number of states including Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) Trump Campaign Officials Started Pressuring Georgia’s Secretary of State Long Before the Election
The Republican secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, rejected repeated demands to endorse Trump. As the official overseeing the voting, he believed he should remain neutral.
So Far, Trump’s ‘Army’ Of Poll Watchers Looks More Like a Small Platoon
Despite appeals from the president and his son, few of his supporters have shown up to watch early voting. One explanation: The task is just too boring.
Here’s What The Post Office Needs To Survive A Pandemic Election
Fueled by the president’s unfounded claims about rampant voter fraud, and reports of equipment being removed, the plight of the United States Postal Service has captured America’s attention. Will it collapse? Here’s what you need to know.
Ignoring Trump and Right-Wing Think Tanks, Red States Expand Vote by Mail
The Heritage Foundation and other conservative groups warn, with little evidence, that voting by mail fosters fraud. But some Republican secretaries of state reject those concerns and see no alternative to absentee voting if the pandemic persists.
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 17: Richard Rudberg casts ballots on Illinois' primary election day despite the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago on March 17, 2020. (Photo by Youngrae Kim for The Washington Post) Who Has Emergency Authority Over Elections? Nobody’s Quite Sure.
The tug of war over whether and how to hold Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary exposes a national problem: State and local officials with the most experience running elections lack the power to revamp or postpone voting during a crisis.
Volunteers use their boat to help evacuate residents as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Texas Official After Harvey: The ‘Red Cross Was Not There’
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