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Elections

Zuckerberg’s cash fuels GOP suspicion and new election rules

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $400 million to help fund election offices as they scrambled to deal with the coronavirus pandemic late last summer, he said he hoped he would never have to do it again. Republican legislatures are granting him that wish. At least eight GOP-controlled states have passed bans on donations to

State

Hobbs, other state officials discuss 2020 election ‘conspiracy circus’

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told a national panel Thursday that the best way to combat election misinformation is with truth, even if “there are some folks who are never going to believe anything I say.” Her comments came during a call with election officials from the battleground states of Ohio, Michigan and Georgia,

Politics

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

Buz Blog

Opinion – Who to Believe: The Media or Your Lying Eyes

In 2016, virtually all of the polls, news and social media predicted that Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election by a landslide. A close inspection of Trump rallies in comparison with Clinton gatherings and speeches showed a vast disparity between the size and enthusiasm of the two standard bearers. Trump’s campaign rallies were large,

Opinion

Opinion: Access to Democracy Must Be a Priority For All

In America, voters — not politicians — decide elections. And they did so in record numbers this year. The projected results for many races including the White House are in, and Americans are celebrating their democracy. The final tally will come when all votes are counted, canvassed, and certified over the next few weeks.  Counting every vote

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