In Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, 168 polling stations with added safety equipment will be open. That’s a marked increase from April when the city opened only five precincts, leading to hours-long lines and crowding that flew in the face of social distancing guidelines. The same is true for Green Bay, the state’s third largest city, where 17 polling sites will be open, up from only two in April. … [Read more...] about Wisconsin looks to avoid repeat of chaotic April elections
Senate 3 5 vote
The group’s senior members were well-known Washington Republicans before they turned to electing Democrats. The team includes lawyer George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Hillicon Valley: Trump raises idea of delaying election, faces swift bipartisan pushback | Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google release earnings reports | Senators ask Justice Department to investigate TikTok, Zoom Meme group joins with Lincoln Project in new campaign against Trump MORE, the husband of White House senior adviser Keyllanne Conway, as well as veteran GOP operatives and strategists Rick Wilson, Steve Schmidt and John Weaver. Republicans working to reelect Trump and maintain the majority in the Senate are hitting back, alleging that the former GOP operatives are “grifters” who have taken up electing Democrats because they lost their cushy establishment jobs when Trump was elected. They’re accusing the Lincoln Project of being a … [Read more...] about Lincoln Project expands GOP target list, winning Trump ire
Rather eerily, given the tenor of today’s partisan politics, the more than 100-year-old article noted: “The 8 millions of voters who had taken part in the election had been about equally divided. Those of each party were convinced that they had gained an honest victory, and were indignant with those of the other party for denying or even doubting it. The feeling of mutual hostility had been greatly intensified by party leaders, orators, and presses. In some of our cities it took all the terrors of a police court to keep Democrats and Republicans from breaking the peace.” … [Read more...] about Will Pence choose partisanship over statesmanship in counting ballots?
Biden leads by a narrow 2-point margin over Trump among likely Georgia voters, with 46 percent of the vote compared to Trump’s 44 percent, according to a SurveyUSA poll released Tuesday. Biden’s lead is well within the poll’s plus or minus 5.3 percentage point margin of error. … [Read more...] about New poll shows tight presidential race in Georgia
But instead of assembling in camps near the National Mall — as protesters did in the wake of King’s death in 1968, as part of the Poor People’s Campaign — the new coalition of religious leaders is seeking to build chapters in various states for prolonged drives to tackle poverty. … [Read more...] about ‘Poor People’s Campaign’ eyes low-income voters in 13 states