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Nation Oct 16More than 17 million Americans have already voted in the 2020 election
Americans' rush to vote is leading election experts to predict that a record 150 million votes may be cast and turnout rates could be higher than in any presidential election since 1908.
Politics Sep 18Majority plan to vote before Election Day, poll finds
A majority of President Donald Trump's supporters plan to cast their ballot on Election Day, while about half of Joe Biden's backers plan to vote by mail, a sign of a growing partisan divide over how best to conduct elections…
Nation Sep 04North Carolina kicks off mail voting as requests spike
Mail voting has started in the presidential election as North Carolina begins to send out about 600,000 ballots to voters who have requested them. Those voters are overwhelmingly Democrats and independents.
Nation Aug 15Q&A: What’s happening at the US Postal Service, and why?
The U.S. Postal Service is warning states it cannot guarantee that all ballots cast by mail for the Nov. 3 election will arrive in time to be counted, even if ballots are mailed by state deadlines. That's raising the possibility…
Politics Aug 11GOP ramps up effort to monitor voting after restrictions eased
The Republican Party heads into its first presidential contest this November free from decades-old legal constraints on the use of volunteers to monitor the polls on Election Day.
Politics May 27Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?
The public may not know the winner of the presidential race on election day because of a massive shift to voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics May 21Trump slams mail-in balloting promoted by his own campaign
President Donald Trump is railing against mail-in balloting that in some cases has been promoted by his own reelection campaign.
Politics May 21Trump threatens funds for states easing voting in pandemic
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold up federal funds for two election battleground states that are trying to make it easier and safer to vote during the coronavirus pandemic.
Economy Apr 28Pandemic stress pushes front-line workers toward labor action
Front-line workers are staging job action after job action in their quest for protection from the coronavirus. The protests have extended from Amazon to Instacart and McDonalds.
Nation Apr 10As Trump rails against mail voting, some allies embrace it
As President Donald Trump rails against voting by mail, many members of his own political party are embracing it to keep their voters safe during the coronavirus outbreak.