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Opinion: Three Things You Need To Know About the “For The People Act”

Last week, a bill to fundamentally change America’s election system narrowly passed the Democratic-controlled House by a 220-210 vote. Sponsors call H. R. 1 the “For the People Act,” but critics note that the legislation would take power away from people to run elections in their own states. The sweeping impact of H.R. 1 is

Politics

Loeffler declines to rule out formal protest of Biden’s win

Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia on Wednesday declined to rule out a formal protest of Democrat Joe Biden’s victory when Congress convenes next month to certify the presidential election results. It’s the latest refusal by Loeffler to acknowledge Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election, as she and fellow Republican Sen. David Perdue of

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Early in-person voting begins in Georgia Senate runoffs

Early in-person voting began Monday in the runoff elections for Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, with lines reported to be shorter than in the first days of early voting for the general election last month. More than half of the record 5 million votes in the Nov. 3 general election were cast during its three-week

State

Arizona voters have already cast a record 2.3 million early ballots

Arizonans are already setting voting records this year, driven by a bitterly contested presidential race, a large number of new voters and COVID-19 fears that voting in-person may not be safe. With four days left until Election Day, state election officials had already received 2.3 million ballots Friday, closing in on the total 2.6 million

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Who is voting? Who is winning? Early vote only offers clues

As early voting breaks records across the U.S., political analysts and campaigns are reviewing reams of data on the voters, looking for clues to key questions: Who is voting? And who is winning? On one level, the answers can be simple. Registered Democrats are outpacing registered Republicans significantly — by 14 percentage points — in

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Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems’ advantage

With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year’s presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days. The opening of early voting locations in Florida, Texas and

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