Biden Won Mail Ballots in Pennsylvania, Trump the In-Person Vote. What Does That Mean for the Future?
2020 Elections
Biden Won Mail Ballots in Pennsylvania, Trump the In-Person Vote. What Does That Mean for the Future?

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvanians were deeply divided this election. And it wasn't just whom they voted for — it was in how they cast their votes. Most votes for president-elect Joe Biden were cast by mail in Pennsylvania. Most votes for President Donald Trump were cast in... Read More

Postal Service Ordered to Speed Swing-State Ballots to Make Election Day
Postal Service
Postal Service Ordered to Speed Swing-State Ballots to Make Election Day

WASHINGTON — A federal judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to make every effort to deliver mail-in ballots in three crucial swing states by Election Day due to uncertainty over whether votes that arrive after that will be counted. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington on Sunday ordered... Read More

Is The Election Over When It's Over? Fears Trump vs. Biden Could Go Into Overtime
2020 Elections
Is The Election Over When It's Over? Fears Trump vs. Biden Could Go Into Overtime

The most costly and contentious presidential campaign in modern history is winding to an ominous close, with no certainty its hostilities will end on Election Day. Democrat Joe Biden, making his third try for president, holds a steady lead in polls, both... Read More

Supreme Court Turns Down GOP Bid to Limit Time for Mail Ballots in N.C., Pa.
2020 Elections
Supreme Court Turns Down GOP Bid to Limit Time for Mail Ballots in N.C., Pa.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down an appeal from North Carolina's Republican leaders, leaving in place rulings that require the counting of late-arriving ballots as long as they were in the mail by Election Day. The 5-3 decision had the effect of upholding... Read More

Postal Service Says Timely Vote Delivery Isn't a Constitutional Right
2020 Elections
Postal Service Says Timely Vote Delivery Isn't a Constitutional Right

WASHINGTON — Delivery delays during an election can't be unlawful, because the Constitution doesn't guarantee states any particular level of service when it comes to mail-in ballots, the U.S. Postal Service told a federal judge. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and President Donald Trump are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit... Read More

States Lose Fight to Get Postal Service Outside Monitor for Election Mail
State News
States Lose Fight to Get Postal Service Outside Monitor for Election Mail

WASHINGTON — States that claim changes by the U.S. Postal Service will threaten mail-in voting failed again to get an independent monitor appointed to observe the agency's compliance with a court order. U.S. District Judge Gerald Austin McHugh in Philadelphia on Wednesday denied a request from Pennsylvania's attorney general, Josh... Read More

Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful Transfer of Power
2020 Elections
Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful Transfer of Power

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump refused Wednesday to commit to giving up power should he lose the November race, adding to concerns that a contested election could lead to a constitutional crisis and a unique challenge to the nation’s democracy.... Read More

Postal Service Ordered to Stop Sending ‘False’ Voting Mailer
2020 Elections
Postal Service Ordered to Stop Sending ‘False’ Voting Mailer

A federal judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to stop sending a notice advising Colorado residents to request mail-in ballots, saying confusion would result because the state automatically mails ballots to voters. “The notice provides false or misleading information” and... Read More

US Sees Little Evidence of Foreign Meddling in Mail-In Voting
2020 Elections
US Sees Little Evidence of Foreign Meddling in Mail-In Voting

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said they see little evidence of coordinated voter fraud or efforts by foreign adversaries to manipulate mail-in balloting ahead of the November election even as President Donald Trump repeatedly warns that the vote is at risk.... Read More

Cost, Hassle of Stamps Questioned as Mail-In Voting Surges
2020 Elections
Cost, Hassle of Stamps Questioned as Mail-In Voting Surges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Even if it weren't for her disability and fear of catching COVID-19, Delinda Bryant said getting the necessary postage to cast a ballot this year will be a struggle. Bryant, 63, doesn't have $10 for a... Read More

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