In 2000 the voting margin in New Mexico was even narrower than in Florida. Gore won the state's five electoral votes, but they wouldn't have been enough to give either candidate the magic number of 270. So the nation's attention focused on the Sunshine State instead. … [Read more...] about Donald doubles down: Trump says he WILL ‘totally accept’ election results – if HE wins!
Why mp election results delayed
But that is only one aspect of the dark logic behind the tweets. Far more alarmingly, Trump’s attack on the reliability of mail-in votes establishes the groundwork for a radical refusal to acknowledge electoral defeat. In contrast to ballots cast in-person on 3 November, mail-in ballots often cannot be fully counted until several days after the election. This means that in a very tight race, the results announced on election day may be no more than provisional; and second, because of the demographic patterns I mentioned above, the full counting of ballots may well swing the outcome in the favor of Democratic candidates. … [Read more...] about Will Trump dispute the 2020 election results? His tweets this week suggest so
The Grammy Award-winning singer has yet to publicly comment on her protest outside of Trump Tower, nor is it known if she plans to again protest against the election result. A spokesperson for Gaga could not immediately be reached for comment at the time of publication. … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga Holds Election Protest Outside of Trump Tower
The US, too, faces deep political polarization that's been further exacerbated by the pandemic; President Trump has pitted himself against those governors — mainly Democratic -- who have imposed stronger restrictions to combat the virus, using his bully pulpit to call for the country to reopen as soon as possible. With each state responsible for setting its own election rules and regulations ahead of the nationwide vote in November, debates about mail versus in-person voting, and the access each affords, are very likely to fall along partisan lines; as with Poland, this might also mean any changes get implemented only at the last minute. … [Read more...] about What Poland’s ‘ghost election’ can teach us about pandemic-era democracy
KOCHI: Former Union minister, author and media baron MP Veerendra Kumar passed away late on Thursday at a private hospital in Kozhikode. He was 84. A member of current Rajya Sabha, Veerendra Kumar was also the chairman and managing director of Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing company, a position he held since 1979. Kumar was born on July 22, 1936 as the son of MK Pathmaprabha Gounder and Marudevi Avva at Kalpetta in Wayanad. An author of several books, he also assumed leadership positions in political parties like Janata Dal (S), Socialist Janata (Democratic), Loktantrik Janata Dal and Janatadal (United). He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1996 and 2004 from the Kozhikode constituency. During his first tenure, he served as the minister of state for finance and later as labour minister with independent charge. … [Read more...] about Kerala: Rajya Sabha MP and media baron MP Veerendra Kumar passes away